Statin therapy for preventing cardiovascular diseases in patients treated with tacrolimus after kidney transplantation

Background Lipid abnormalities are prevalent in tacrolimus-treated patients. The aim of the study was to evaluate the preventive effects of statin therapy on major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients treated with tacrolimus-based immunosuppression after kidney transplantation (KT), and to identify the risk factors. Methods This observational… CONTINUE READING