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Statins and Venous Thrombosis: A Story Too Good to Be True?

  • Frits R. Rosendaal mail

    f.r.rosendaal@lumc.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Department of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Published: September 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001311

About the Author

Frits R. Rosendaal
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Department of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: f.r.rosendaal@lumc.nl

Competing Interests

The author reports no competing interests in relation to statins. The author is named on several patents for prothrombotic gene variants (such as Factor V Leiden) but does not benefit personally from royalties on these.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: FRR. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FRR. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: FRR.