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The association between microalbuminuria and metabolic syndrome in the general population in Japan: the Takahata study.
OBJECTIVE The metabolic syndrome is associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and mortality. However, the association between microalbuminuria and the… Expand
Prevalence and risk factor analysis of microalbuminuria in Japanese general population: the Takahata study.
Microalbuminuria, an indicator of glomerular injury, is associated with increased risk of progressive renal deterioration, cardiovascular disease, and mortality. However, the prevalence of… Expand
Clinical utility of trace proteinuria for microalbuminuria screening in the general population
BackgroundThe urine dipstick test that regards > 1+ proteinuria as positive is unsuitable for microalbuminuria screening owing to its low sensitivity in the general population. We conducted a… Expand
Factors correlated with plasma renin activity in general Japanese population
BackgroundThe renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system plays a pivotal role in regulation of blood pressure and electrolyte homeostasis and is a target in the treatment of hypertension and renal… Expand
In a non-diabetic Japanese population, the combination of macroalbuminuria and increased urine beta 2-microglobulin predicts a decline of renal function: the Takahata study.
- A. Ikeda, T. Konta, +8 authors I. Kubota
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 8 October 2008
BACKGROUND Glomerular and tubular damage are important factors in the development of renal insufficiency. However, the interaction of these factors is largely unknown in the non-diabetic Japanese… Expand
Relationship between antinuclear antibody and microalbuminuria in the general population: the Takahata study
- M. Ishikawa, T. Konta, +10 authors I. Kubota
- Clinical and Experimental Nephrology
- 13 February 2008
BackgroundMicroalbuminuria, a marker of vascular damage, is associated with increased risk of progressive renal deterioration, cardiovascular disease and mortality. However, the relationship between… Expand