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:; Robert J Moraca:; Stephen H Bailey:; David A Dean:; Kathleen A Simpson:; Thomas D Maher:; Daniel H Benckart:; George J Magovern, Jr:
Received November 1, 2009; Accepted February 24, 2010.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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