oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Till death do us part? Postoperative statin discontinuation : guest editorial
|Article Title||Till death do us part? Postoperative statin discontinuation : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||7 - 12|
"If ever there were a perfect marriage of drug with disease it might be between statins and atherosclerosis. At first the relationship was simple: statins inhibited synthesis of the cholesterol that contributed to atheroma, and less cholesterol meant less atheroma. Just as married couples often adapt to each other, so it is with statins and atheroma, or to be more precise, an increased understanding of their relationship has revealed an apparent adaptation."
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