Statins for the Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy After Coronary Angiography/Percutaneous Interventions

@article{Liu2015StatinsFT,
  title={Statins for the Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy After Coronary Angiography/Percutaneous Interventions},
  author={Yuanhui Liu and Yong Liu and Chong-yang Duan and Ning Tan and Ji-Yan Chen and Ying-Ling Zhou and Li-Wen Li and Peng-cheng He},
  journal={Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={181 - 192}
}
  • Yuanhui Liu, Yong Liu, +5 authors Peng-cheng He
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Background: Statins have been demonstrated to prevent the development of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN). Nevertheless, clinical research has indicated conflicting results. We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the protective effects of statins on CIN and the requirement of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in patients undergoing coronary angiography/percutaneous interventions. Methods: PubMed, MEDLINE, Web of Science, EMBASE, ClinicalTrials.gov, and… CONTINUE READING

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