oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Statins in cardiac surgery : SASA refresher text

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



Recent studies on the utility of statins in cardiac surgery appear to show conflicting results. Most studies are either retrospective or prospective observational, with small sample sizes. In order to address these limitations, we systematically reviewed studies from 2008 to the present, in order to determine the clinical utility of perioperative statin use in cardiac surgery.

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