Statins and clinical outcome of acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Lakhan2010StatinsAC,
  title={Statins and clinical outcome of acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review},
  author={Shaheen E Lakhan and Sanjit Bagchi and Magdalena Hofer},
  booktitle={International archives of medicine},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Statin therapy is considered an effective measure for the prevention of ischemic stroke. Several recent studies have indicated that treatment with statins, prior to the onset of acute ischemic stroke, may also substantially reduce the severity of stroke and the degree of patient disability. The purpose of the present review is to systematically evaluate the effectiveness of statin pretreatment on functional outcome of acute ischemic stroke and to assess potential adverse events… CONTINUE READING

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