Associations of metabolic syndrome and its components with cardiovascular outcomes among non-diabetic patients undergoing maintenance peritoneal dialysis.

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BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MS) is thought to be a risk marker for cardiovascular diseases in the general population and in patients with chronic kidney disease. This study investigated whether the presence of MS also modifies cardiovascular (CV) outcomes among non-diabetic patients undergoing long-term peritoneal dialysis (PD). METHODS We enrolled 280… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfr175

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@article{Liao2011AssociationsOM, title={Associations of metabolic syndrome and its components with cardiovascular outcomes among non-diabetic patients undergoing maintenance peritoneal dialysis.}, author={Chia-Te Liao and T. S. Kao and Yu-Hsiang Chou and Ming-Shiou Wu and Yung-Ming Chen and Hsueh-Fang Chuang and K F Hung and Tzong-Shinn Chu and Kwan-Dun Wu and Tun-Jun Tsai}, journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association}, year={2011}, volume={26 12}, pages={4047-54} }