Efficacy of Short-Term High-Dose Statin Pretreatment in Prevention of Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury: Updated Study-Level Meta-Analysis of 13 Randomized Controlled Trials

@inproceedings{Lee2014EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of Short-Term High-Dose Statin Pretreatment in Prevention of Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury: Updated Study-Level Meta-Analysis of 13 Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Joo Myung Lee and Jonghanne Park and Ki-Hyun Jeon and Ji-Hyun Jung and Sang Eun Lee and J Han and Hack-Lyoung Kim and H O Yang and Kyung Woo Park and Hyun-Jae Kang and B A Koo and S A Jo and Hyo Soo Kim},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND There have been conflicting results across the trials that evaluated prophylactic efficacy of short-term high-dose statin pre-treatment for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI) in patients undergoing coronary angiography (CAG). The aim of the study was to perform an up-to-date meta-analysis regarding the efficacy of high-dose statin pre-treatment in preventing CIAKI. METHODS AND RESULTS Randomized-controlled trials comparing high-dose statin versus low-dose… CONTINUE READING
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