INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.35, no.6, pp.1039-1046, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Acute lung injury, Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Multi-organ failure, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, Statins, COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION, HOSPITAL MORTALITY, VASCULAR-SURGERY, THERAPY, SEPSIS, PRAVASTATIN, SURVIVAL, MODEL
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Preclinical studies suggest that HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) may attenuate organ dysfunction. We evaluated whether statins are associated with attenuation of lung injury and prevention of associated organ failure in patients with ALI/ARDS.