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Chronic kidney disease as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a pooled analysis of community-based studies.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem. Conflicting evidence exists among community-based studies as to whether CKD is an independent risk factor for adverse cardiovascularExpand
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Level of kidney function as a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular outcomes in the community.
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine whether the level of kidney function is an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) outcomes in theExpand
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Familial Lipoprotein Disorders in Patients With Premature Coronary Artery Disease
BackgroundGenetic lipoprotein disorders have been associated with premature coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods and ResultsThe prevalence of such disorders was determined in 102 kindreds (n=603Expand
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Use of the Acute Cardiac Ischemia Time-Insensitive Predictive Instrument (ACI-TIPI) To Assist with Triage of Patients with Chest Pain or Other Symptoms Suggestive of Acute Cardiac Ischemia: A
More than half of emergency department diagnoses of acute cardiac ischemia (acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris) prove to be incorrect [1], leading to approximately 2 millionExpand
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Reduced kidney function and anemia as risk factors for mortality in patients with left ventricular dysfunction.
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the relationship between the level of kidney function, level of hematocrit and their interaction on all-cause mortality in patients with left ventricular (LV)Expand
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A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing coronary artery bypass graft with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: one- to eight-year outcomes.
OBJECTIVES We performed a meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) for the treatment ofExpand
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Antithrombotic therapy in valvular heart disease--native and prosthetic: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy.
This chapter about antithrombotic therapy in native and prosthetic valvular heart disease is part of the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: Evidence Based Guidelines.Expand
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Level of kidney function as a risk factor for cardiovascular outcomes in the elderly.
BACKGROUND There is a high prevalence of both reduced kidney function as well as cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the elderly. We evaluated whether the level of kidney function is an independent riskExpand
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Prevalence of risk factors in men with premature coronary artery disease.
The prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors (systemic hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cigarette smoking, low-density lipoprotein [LDL] cholesterol greater than or equal to 160 mg/dl andExpand
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Waist-to-hip ratio, body mass index, and subsequent kidney disease and death.
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and obesity are important public health concerns. We examined the association between anthropomorphic measures and incident CKD and mortality. STUDY DESIGNExpand
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