Effect of previous statin use on the incidence of sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome


Ozaydin M. , Turker Y. , ERDOĞAN D., KARABACAK M. , VAROL E. , DOĞAN A., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.11, no.1, pp.22-28, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2011.005
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.22-28

Abstract

Objective: Recent studies suggest that statins have anti-arrhythmic effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of statins on sustained ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation (S-VT or VF) in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS).