Statin myopathies: pathophysiologic and clinical perspectives

Baker, Steven K.; Tarnopolsky, Mark A.
October 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2001, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p258
Academic Journal
Examines the potential etiologies of statin myopathies in relation to altered cholesterol biosynthesis and muscle physiology. Spectrum of myotoxic reactions to statin drugs; Changes in mammalian skeletal muscle after pharmacologic doses of statins; Effects of statins on membrane function and calcium regulation.


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