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A new role for statins in sepsis.
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PMID:  23324213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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ABSTRACT: Several studies have shown promising results regarding the use of statins as an adjunctive treatment for sepsis. Most of those studies were retrospective or observational in nature. The ASEPSIS trial has reported that the administration of atorvastatin reduced clinical progression of sepsis but did not improve mortality. These findings are promising and further multicenter trials are needed to confirm these outcomes and to establish whether this class of medications will offer utility in this regard.
Authors:
Jean-Sebastien Rachoin; Elizabeth Cerceo; R Phillip Dellinger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  EDITORIAL     Date:  2013-1-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care (London, England)     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1466-609X     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9801902     Medline TA:  Crit Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  105     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Cooper University Hospital, One Cooper Plaza, Suite 229 Dorrance, Camden, NJ 08103, USA. rachoin-jean@cooperhealth.edu.
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