Safety of perioperative statin use in high-risk patients undergoing major vascular surgery.


Journal Article

No clinical data are available on the influence of perioperative statin use on postoperative myopathy in patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery except for some case reports. Therefore, the aim of this study was to clarify the potential risk of myopathy in statin users who underwent major noncardiac surgery.

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Cited Authors

  • Schouten, O; Kertai, MD; Bax, JJ; Durazzo, AES; Biagini, E; Boersma, E; van Waning, VH; Lameris, TW; van Sambeek, MRHM; Poldermans, D

Published Date

  • March 1, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 95 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 658 - 660

PubMed ID

  • 15721114

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15721114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.10.046


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States