publication . Article . 2021

Statin Use Is Associated with a Decreased Risk of Mortality among Patients with COVID-19

Chieh-Chen Wu; An-Jen Lee; Chun-Hsien Su; Chu-Ya Huang; Md. Mohaimenul Islam; Yung-Ching Weng;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 1,450 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Background: Recent epidemiological studies remain controversial regarding the association between statin use and reducing the risk of mortality among individuals with COVID-19. Objective: The objective of this study was to clarify the association between statin use and the risk of mortality among patients with COVID-19. Methods: We conducted a systematic articles search of online databases (PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, and Web of Science) between 1 February 2020 and 20 February 2021, with no restriction on language. The following search terms were used: “Statins” and “COVID-19 mortality or COVID19 mortality or SARS-CoV-2 related mortality”. Two authors individually e...
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free text keywords: statin, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, mortality risk, diabetes, Article, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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