Effect of perioperative statins on death, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, and length of stay: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Chopra2012EffectOP,
  title={Effect of perioperative statins on death, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, and length of stay: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Vineet Chopra and David H. Wesorick and Jeremy B. Sussman and Todd J. Greene and M Rogers and James B. Froehlich and Kim Allan Eagle and Sanjay Saint},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={181-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of perioperative statin treatment on the risk of death, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, and hospital and intensive care unit length of stay in statin-naive patients undergoing cardiac or noncardiac surgery. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE via PubMed, EMBASE, Biosis, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials via Ovid. Additional studies were identified through hand searches of bibliographies, trial Web sites, and clinical experts. Randomized… CONTINUE READING

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