TITLE

Does perioperative lipid-lowering therapy reduce in-hospital mortality after major noncardiac surgery?

AUTHOR(S)
Cavalcanti, Rodrigo B.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/17/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which discussed whether lipid-lowering therapy (LLT) prevents perioperative cardiovascular events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Comparison of patients who were given primarily statins in the first 2 days after admission with those who were not given primarily statins; Factor associated with LLT use in the first 2 hospital days; Practical implications.
ACCESSION #
14044100

 

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