TITLE

2007 - Glomerular filtration rate less than 45 mL/min/1.73 m2 with microalbuminuria was associated with increased risk for CV death

AUTHOR(S)
Rifkin, Dena E.; Sarnak, Mark J.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;5/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a case study which ascertained whether the combination of estimated glomerular filtration rate (EGFR) and urine albumin excretion can correctly predict cardiovascular death. About 9709 people in the mean age of 62 were included in the study. Multivariate analysis showed a strong trend for higher risk for CVD at lower EGFR in people with microalbuminuria.
ACCESSION #
33742507

 

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