Vascular disease: Lowering LDL cholesterol reduces atherosclerotic risk in patients with chronic kidney disease

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© Alexandr Mitiu c | Dr ea m st im e. co m Lowering LDL cholesterol reduces the risk of major atherosclerotic events in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to researchers in the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP). “Even though much of the mortality and morbidity attributable to cardiovascular disease in CKD is caused by… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrcardio.2011.100

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