Effect of rosuvastatin pretreatment on myocardial damage after coronary surgery: a randomized trial.


OBJECTIVE Myocardial disease without evidence of myocardial infarction is a frequent complication after cardiac surgery during cardiopulmonary bypass. Statins might be protective, but their efficacy has not been established in randomized trials. METHODS Two hundred patients undergoing coronary surgery were enrolled. They were randomized to rosuvastatin… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.06.038


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