Effect of Statins on Kidney Disease Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

@article{Su2016EffectOS,
  title={Effect of Statins on Kidney Disease Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={Xiaole Su and Lu Zhang and Ji-cheng Lv and Jinwei Wang and Wanyin Hou and Xinfang Xie and Hong Zhang},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2016},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={881-92}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of statin administration on kidney disease outcomes remain controversial. We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the efficacy of statins on kidney outcomes. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) using MEDLINE (1946 to August 31, 2015), EMBASE (1966 to August 31, 2015), and the Cochrane Library database (no date restriction). SETTING & POPULATION Adults who were not receiving dialysis, for whom kidney… CONTINUE READING
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