ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
ISSN-L: 1584-9244

Cardiovascular Risk and Statin Eligibility of Young Adults After Myocardial Infarction


The 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines and the 2016 USPSTF recommendations suggest to evaluate statin eligibility for primary prevention for patients who experienced a myocardial infarction at age ≤50 years. The conclusion of the study was that most adults who had a myocardial infarction at a young age were ineligible for statins for primary prevention according to current guidelines.



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