Association between retinopathy and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort [CRIC] Study).

@article{Grunwald2012AssociationBR,
  title={Association between retinopathy and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort [CRIC] Study).},
  author={Juan E. Grunwald and Gui-shuang Ying and Maureen M. Maguire and Maxwell Pistilli and Ebenezer Daniel and J. R. Alexander and Revell Whittock-Martin and Candace R Parker and Emile Mohler and Joan C Lo and Raymond Townsend and Crystal Ann Gadegbeku and James Phillip Lash and Jeffrey C. Fink and M. D. Mostafizar Rahman and Harold Feldman and John Walter Kusek and Dawei Xie and Martha Coleman and M. Keane},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={110 2},
  pages={246-53}
}
Patients with chronic kidney disease experience co-morbid illnesses, including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and retinopathy. The purpose of the present study was to assess the association between retinopathy and self-reported CVD in a subgroup of the participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort study. For this observational, ancillary investigation, 2,605 Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort participants were invited to participate in the present study, and nonmydriatic fundus… CONTINUE READING

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