About the Authors

Frits R. Rosendaal


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

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.