Statine per la prevenzione della pancreatite acuta

Statins for the Prevention of Acute Pancreatitis.de-Madaria E. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] In the early 1970s, Professor Akira Endo isolated the first statin, later called mevastatin, a potent inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (HMG-CoA reductase), from the fungus Penicillium citrinum. HMG-CoA reductase is the rate-controlling enzyme in the cholesterol…