Sunset for statins after AURORA?

Giovanni F.M. Strippoli, Jonathan C. Craig

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Editorial: Reducing mortality from cardiovascular disease among patients undergoing dialysis is a global public health challenge. The past 10 years have seen trials of many interventions designed to improve survival and cardiovascular outcomes in these patients. Unfortunately, none of these interventions has been shown to be effective, despite beneficial effects in surrogate markers. It appears that statins have now joined this group of “promising but ineffective” interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1455-1457
Number of pages3
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2009


  • Cardiovascular disease
  • kidney disease
  • dialysis


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