Effects of lipid-lowering therapy with rosuvastatin on atherosclerotic burden in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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OBJECTIVE Although previous studies suggest that treatment of dyslipidemia with statins reduces mortality and morbidity that are associated with cardiovascular disease, only a few studies have examined the efficacy of statins on atherosclerotic status in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). MATERIALS AND METHODS A 12-month, prospective, randomized… (More)

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