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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 292–293 | Cite as

Letter to the Editor: Effect of Statin Therapy on Survival After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

  • Kosmas I. Paraskevas
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author declares that he has no conflict of interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Free HospitalRoyal Free London NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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