Do statins reduce the risk of intracranial aneurysm development? A case-control study

C. Fung, S. Marbacher, J.A. Schläppi, J. Hüsler, J. Beck & A. Raabe
Objective: Recent studies in rats demonstrated that statins may have an inhibitory effect on intracranial aneurysm (IA) development. The purpose of this clinical study was to assess whether chronic (long-term) statin use is associated with a risk reduction of cerebral aneurysm formation in humans. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]