Statins said to help stroke surgery patients

11/15/2005 | MSNBC

A new study indicates patients who must undergo surgery to prevent stroke have a better chance of a good outcome if they take cholesterol-lowering statins before the operation. The lead researcher said it was reasonable for patients to delay such surgery for a few weeks while they take statins to lessen the risks associated with such operations.

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