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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 161, Issue 2, pp 413–414 | Cite as

Statin use in patients undergoing carotid artery endarterectomy: still much to be uncovered

  • Feng ZhengEmail author
  • Ming Liu
  • Liping Ye
  • Xiangping Liao
  • Mengran Xiao
  • Ziliang Zhang
  • Liansheng Zou
  • Shaochun Yang
Letter to the editor - Vascular Neurosurgery - Ischemia
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  1. Vascular Neurosurgery - Ischemia

Notes

Funding

This work was supported by The Open Project of Key Laboratory of Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Ministry of Education (XN201814).

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Feng Zheng
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ming Liu
    • 3
  • Liping Ye
    • 3
  • Xiangping Liao
    • 4
  • Mengran Xiao
    • 3
  • Ziliang Zhang
    • 3
  • Liansheng Zou
    • 1
  • Shaochun Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryFirst Affiliated Hospital of Gannan Medical UniversityGanzhouChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Ministry of EducationGannan Medical UniversityGanzhouChina
  3. 3.Gannan Medical UniversityGanzhouChina
  4. 4.Department of NeurologyGannan Medical UniversityGanzhouChina

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