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Stopping statins in dialysis patients

It can often be difficult to stop something once it’s been started; take statins for example. It seems that despite consistent evidence from two large, randomized controlled trails demonstrating the lack efficacy of statins for preventing cardiovascular mortality…

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Statin-induced proteinuria

In the past I’ve struggled to get my head around the question of the role of statins in CKD. On the one hand they appear to slow progression, and people with lots of proteinuria often show some reduction…

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