Statins and Sepsis Literature Review


Recent data suggest that, in addition to improving dyslipidemia, statin may reduce the risk of infections and infection-related complications. The aim of this study is to make a review of the literature about the effects of statins on clinically relevant outcomes of patients admitted to the hospital and having an infection and/or sepsis, principally in terms of intensive care unit admissions and related death.

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A. Torres, A. Cascales, P. Alarcón, A. López Ruiz, M. Gil and M. Gil, "Statins and Sepsis Literature Review," Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Vol. 4 No. 8, 2013, pp. 573-577. doi: 10.4236/pp.2013.48082.

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