Cardiovascular disease risk status in elderly persons with renal insufficiency.

  title={Cardiovascular disease risk status in elderly persons with renal insufficiency.},
  author={Michael G. Shlipak and Linda F. Fried and Casey Crump and Anthony J. Bleyer and Teri Manolio and Russell P Tracy and Curt D. Furberg and Bruce M. Psaty},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={62 3},
BACKGROUND Renal insufficiency has been independently associated with incident cardiovascular disease events in some, but not all, prospective studies. We determined the prevalence of elevated cardiovascular disease risk status among elderly persons with renal insufficiency. METHODS This study is a cross-sectional analysis using data collected at the baseline visit of the Cardiovascular Health Study, which enrolled 5888 community dwelling adults aged 65 years or older from four clinical… CONTINUE READING
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