Cardiovascular disease and subsequent kidney disease.

  title={Cardiovascular disease and subsequent kidney disease.},
  author={Essam Elsayed and Hocine Tighiouart and John L. Griffith and Tobias Kurth and Andrew S. Levey and Deeb N. Salem and Mark J Sarnak and Daniel E Weiner},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={167 11},
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, it is uncertain if CVD is a risk factor for progression or development of kidney disease. METHODS Individual patient data were pooled from 2 longitudinal, community-based, limited-access studies, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study and the Cardiovascular Health Study. Baseline CVD was defined by stroke, angina, claudication, transient ischemic attack, coronary angioplasty or bypass, and… CONTINUE READING


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