Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2009 • VOLUME 15 • №2

STATINS IN PRACTICE OF THE VASCULAR SURGEON AND CARDIOLOGIST

Pokrovsky A.V., Suntsov D.S.
Department of Vascular Surgery State Federal Facility «A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery under the Russian Federal Agency on High-Technology Medical Care»,
Moscow, Russia

The article deals with a review of the present-day literature data regarding administration of lipid-decreasing agents – statins in clinical practice of cardiologists and heart surgeons. In the context of the constantly accumulating evidence-based findings concerning efficacy of administration of statins in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases, the authors describe the importance of therapy with statins in order to prevent complications after atherothrombosis.

KEY WORDS: atherothrombosis, statins, CAD, hypercholesterolemia.

P. 123-127

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