About the Authors

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

Corresponding Author

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.