Statin therapy is associated with fewer deaths in patients with bacteraemia


Beneficial effects with statin use are increasingly reported in a variety of patient groups. There is in vitro and clinical evidence for its antiinflammatory and immunomodulatory therapeutic roles. We aimed to assess the association between statin administration and mortality in bacteraemic patients. A retrospective cohort analysis. A 300-bed acute general… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-005-2859-y


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