The role of statins in patients after heart transplantation

Abstract

Numerous studies have shown that statin therapy initiated early after heart transplantation improves the short- and long-term prognosis, leading to a reduction in the incidence of cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), acute rejection episodes and significantly lowers the incidence of cancer in this patient population. The molecular mechanisms responsible… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/kitp.2015.50567

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@inproceedings{SzyguaJurkiewicz2015TheRO, title={The role of statins in patients after heart transplantation}, author={Bożena Szyguła-Jurkiewicz and Wioletta Szczurek and Marian Zembala}, booktitle={Kardiochirurgia i torakochirurgia polska = Polish journal of cardio-thoracic surgery}, year={2015} }