Kunutsor SK, Seidu S, Khunti K. Statins and primary prevention of venous thromboembolism: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Haematol. 2017.
Statins have been suggested to have a protective effect on venous thromboembolism (which includes deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism), but the evidence is uncertain. We sought to evaluate the extent to which statins are associated with first venous thromboembolism events.