Key clinical point: Statin adherence saves lives in peripheral artery disease.
Major finding: Patients with PAD who stopped taking statins had an increase of 34%-43% in all-cause mortality.
Study details: Single site study of 691 patients with symptomatic PAD.
Disclosures: Dr. Dopheide reported that he had no outside sources of funding, and no conflicts of interest.
Dopheide, J., et al. ESC Congress 2019, Abstract P5363.