Statin use is associated with reduced all-cause mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

@article{Leurs2006StatinUI,
  title={Statin use is associated with reduced all-cause mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.},
  author={Lina J. Leurs and Patrice Visser and Robert J.F. Laheij and J. Buth and Peter Lyon Harris and Jan D. Blankensteijn},
  journal={Vascular},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
It has been shown that preoperative statin therapy reduces all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in patients undergoing major noncardiac vascular surgery. In this report, we investigated the influence of statin use on early and late outcome following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR). The study population, consisting of patients collated in the EUROSTAR registry, was stratified in two groups according to statin use. Baseline characteristics between the two groups were… CONTINUE READING

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