Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Fare Well in Statin Trial, Harvard Medical School And Brigham and Women's Hospital Study

Published: Mar 19, 2010

ATLANTA -- Chronic kidney disease patients in the landmark JUPITER trial achieved a 44% reduction in mortality if they were assigned to the potent cholesterol-lowering agent rosuvastatin (Crestor) when compared with patients who were on placebo, researchers said here.

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