TITLE

COMMENTARY: Perioperative use of atoravasatin reduced cardiovascular events in patients having vascular surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Devereaux, P.J.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
iThe article presents a commentary on the study, which concluded that perioperative use of atoravasatin reduced cardiovascular events in patients having vascular surgery. Noncardiac surgery is associated with substantial cardiac morbidity and mortality. Despite this, few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have evaluated interventions to prevent major cardiovascular events in patients having noncardiac surgery. The evidence that perioperative statin therapy reduces adverse cardiovascular outcomes is modest but encouraging.
ACCESSION #
15303579

 

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