Statins Preop?

Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortality

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J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010; 5: 8.
Published online 2010 February 24. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-5-8.
PMCID: PMC2841066
Copyright ©2010 Magovern et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
Preoperative statin is associated with decreased operative mortality in high risk coronary artery bypass patients
James A Magovern,1 Robert J Moraca,corresponding author1 Stephen H Bailey,1 David A Dean,1 Kathleen A Simpson,1 Thomas D Maher,1 Daniel H Benckart,1 and George J Magovern, Jr1
1Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
corresponding authorCorresponding author.
James A Magovern: dmiller@wpahs.org; Robert J Moraca: rmoraca@wpahs.org; Stephen H Bailey: sbailey2@wpahs.org; David A Dean: ddean1@wpahs.org; Kathleen A Simpson: ksimpson@wpahs.org; Thomas D Maher: tmaher@wpahs.org; Daniel H Benckart: dbenckart@wpahs.org; George J Magovern, Jr: gmagover@wpahs.org
Received November 1, 2009; Accepted February 24, 2010.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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