Association of high serum creatinine and anemia increases the risk of coronary events: results from the prospective community-based atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.

@article{Jurkovitz2003AssociationOH,
  title={Association of high serum creatinine and anemia increases the risk of coronary events: results from the prospective community-based atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.},
  author={Claudine Jurkovitz and Jerome L. Abramson and Loredana Vaccarino and William Weintraub and William Marvin McClellan},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={2919-25}
}
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease or anemia. The purpose of this study was to examine whether the association between renal function and risk of CHD is modified by hemoglobin (Hgb) status. Analyses were based on data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study, a community-based study of risk factors for CHD in middle-aged people. People with known CHD at baseline were excluded from the analysis. Participants… CONTINUE READING
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