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Myometer use in early-stage detection of the skeletal muscle function disorders in statin users

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VOLMER, Daisy (University of Tartu)
  • Co-author(s): Stella Sulaoja: Institute of Pharmacy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Jyrki Heinämäki: Institute of Pharmacy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Mati Pääsuke: Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Helena Gapeyeva: Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Jaan Ereline: Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Maia Gavronski: Perearstid Pullerits & Gavronski OÜ, Tasku Medical Center, Tartu, Estonia
    Georg Gavronski: Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Arved Vain: Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Daisy Volmer: Institute of Pharmacy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Skeletal muscle related complaints are the main reason, why patients discontinue their statin therapy.

    Methods

    Fourteen statin therapy patients aged 37 to 78 years (64% females) and 14 age- and gender matched healthy volunteers as a control group were enrolled in the five-month study. Skeletal muscle tone, elasticity and stiffness

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Last update 13 May 2019

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