Effect of Statins on the Progression of Coronary Calcification in Kidney Transplant Recipients

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BACKGROUND Coronary calcification (CAC) is highly prevalent in kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) and has been associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Some studies have shown a reduction in CAC progression with statin therapy in the general and chronic kidney disease (CKD) populations. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS The aim of the present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151797

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@inproceedings{Yazbek2016EffectOS, title={Effect of Statins on the Progression of Coronary Calcification in Kidney Transplant Recipients}, author={Daniel Constantino Yazbek and Alu{\'i}zio Barbosa de Carvalho and Cinara S{\'a} Barros and Jos{\'e} Osmar Medina Pestana and Maria Eug{\^e}nia Fernandes Canziani}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2016} }