Effect of High Dose Rosuvastatin Loading before Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Contrast-Induced Nephropathy

@inproceedings{Yun2014EffectOH,
  title={Effect of High Dose Rosuvastatin Loading before Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Contrast-Induced Nephropathy},
  author={Kyeong Ho Yun and Jae Hong Lim and Kyo Bum Hwang and Sun Ho Woo and Jin woo Jeong and Yong Cheol Kim and Dai-Yeol Joe and Jum Suk Ko and Sang Jae Rhee and Eun Mi Lee and Seok Kyu Oh},
  booktitle={Korean circulation journal},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. This observational, non-randomized study evaluated the effect of rosuvastatin loading before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on the incidence of CIN in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 824 patients who underwent PCI for ACS were studied (408 patients in the statin group=40 mg rosuvastatin loading before PCI; 416 patients of… CONTINUE READING

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