May 29, 2016

Controversies Regarding Lipid Management and Statin Use for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Patients With CKD

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It is known that patients with chronic kidney disease are at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. This review nicely addresses the identification and management of lipid levels in patients with CKD and discusses the controversies regarding testing and treatment of lipid levels in this population.

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