Got Statins? UF Cardiologists recommend new use for old drug!
Faculty and fellow cardiologists at the University of Florida’s department of medicine, including first author David Winchester, M.D. and lead researcher Anthony A Bavry, M.D., M.P.H, are pointing to a new use for an old therapy. Giving patients cholesterol-lowering statins before surgery and other invasive procedures can halve the risk of heart attacks, deaths and other complications, they report in the Journal of American College of Cardiology. <Click here to learn more>