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HM2017 Abstract Number: 94

PREOPERATIVE STATIN THERAPY IN CARDIAC SURGERY AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF CLINICAL TRIALS

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiac surgery occurs in 30% of cases with 1% requiring dialysis resulting in significant morbidity and mortality.  HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (“statins”) have been postulated to be of benefit in [...]

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