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Lipids in chronic kidney disease.

Abstract:

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) develop premature cardiovascular disease. In the general population (without CKD), there are strong associations between cholesterol fractions and the risk of coronary disease and weaker associations with stroke. Randomised trials in the general population demonstrate that lowering blood cholesterol (chiefly with a statin) reduces the risk of vascular events. Patients with CKD differ significantly from the general population. They have markedly distu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of renal care More from this journal
Volume:
36 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
27-33
Publication date:
2010-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1755-6686
ISSN:
1755-6678

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