In Reply Yang and Niu call attention to the important relationship between outpatient statin use prior to hospitalization for intracerebral hemorrhage and the impact of in-hospital statin use in our article.1 They are correct in underscoring how important it is to control for prior outpatient use, particularly with relation to issues regarding statin withdrawal.
Flint AC. Statin Use During Hospitalization for Intracerebral Hemorrhage—Reply. JAMA Neurol. 2015;72(5):607-608. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0134