Should statins be applied in patients with hepatic disease? – Discussion based on case report

Journal Title: Medycyna Ogólna i Nauki o Zdrowiu - Year 2010, Vol 16, Issue 3

Abstract

A patient was admitted to the Clinic due to symptoms of type 2 diabetes and arterial hypertension. Based on the results of laboratory tests and imaging examinations, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease was diagnosed. Despite the features of liver damage the patient was treated with statin. Based on the case presented, indications and contraindications were discussed for the application of statins in patients with liver impairment.

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Andrzej Prystupa, Anna Grzywa-Celińska, Jerzy Mosiewicz

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Andrzej Prystupa, Anna Grzywa-Celińska, Jerzy Mosiewicz (2010). Should statins be applied in patients with hepatic disease? – Discussion based on case report. Medycyna Ogólna i Nauki o Zdrowiu, 16(3), 361-365. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-69679