No clinical data are available on the influence of perioperative statin use on postoperative myopathy in patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery except for some case reports. Therefore, the aim of this study was to clarify the potential risk of myopathy in statin users who underwent major noncardiac surgery.

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Journal The American Journal of Cardiology
Schouten, O, Kertai, M.D, Bax, J.J, Durazzo, A.E.S, Biagini, E, Boersma, H, … Poldermans, D. (2005). Safety of perioperative statin use in high-risk patients undergoing major vascular surgery. The American Journal of Cardiology, 95(5), 658–660. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.10.046