Last updated on May 2018

Statin Recapture Therapy Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Coronary Artery Disease | Coronary heart disease
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients on chronic statin treatment (>30 days) scheduled for isolated CABG, including on- or off-pump or repeat (redo's) revascularisation procedures
  2. Stable or unstable angina, including non ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS)
  3. Age 18 years
  4. Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Any concomitant cardiovascular procedure to CABG (i.e. valve, aortic or carotid surgery)
  2. Acute ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
  3. NSTE-ACS with cardiogenic shock warranting emergent salvage surgery within 12 hrs from hospital admission
  4. History of atrial fibrillation or muscle disease (myopathy)
  5. Current renal (creatinine>2x upper limit of normal (ULN), dialysis, kidney transplant) or hepatic dysfunction (AST/ALT>2x ULN, liver transplant or neoplasm)
  6. Inability of oral drug intake

Recruitment Status: Open


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