Statins barely touch the heart but bite the kidneys after cardiac surgery. Coenzyme Q10 deficiency in the dock?

Patrick M. Honore, Rita Jacobs, Inne Hendrckx, Herbert D. Spapen

Abstract

Many patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting or surgery for valvular disease either have pre-existent acute kidney injury (AKI) or are at risk for developing AKI.