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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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.10.046, hdl.handle.net/1765/54585
Journal The American Journal of Cardiology
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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