Statin therapy in kidney disease populations: potential benefits beyond lipid lowering and the need for clinical trials.

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review outlines the limited information currently available on the effects of statins among patients with chronic kidney disease, and summarizes the ongoing randomized trials designed to address this question. RECENT FINDINGS The effects of fluvastatin on major coronary events among renal transplant patients, and the effects of… (More)

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