Effect of simvastatin on kidney function loss in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S).


OBJECTIVE Statins have been hypothesized to slow loss of kidney function, however, data is conflicting. This study assessed whether simvastatin reduces rates of kidney function loss in participants with coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS We performed a post hoc analysis from the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study, a randomized trial of simvastatin… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2008.11.010


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