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Table 1 Preoperative statin usage and clinical risk score in CABG patients by year of surgery

From: Preoperative statin is associated with decreased operative mortality in high risk coronary artery bypass patients

Year: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Statin Usage (%) 246/647 (38%) 220/523 (42%) 204/447 (46%) 181/423 (43%) 153/337 (45%)
Mean CRS 4.6 ± 3.7 4.5 ± 3.2 4.7 ± 3.7 4.0 ± 3.0 4.5 ± 3.2
  1. CRS: Allegheny General Hospital cardiac surgery clinical risk score.