Chronic kidney disease, creatinine and cognitive functioning.

  title={Chronic kidney disease, creatinine and cognitive functioning.},
  author={M Fern{\'a}ndez El{\'i}as and Penelope K. Elias and Stephen L. Seliger and Sriram S. Narsipur and Gregrory A Dore and Michael A. Robbins},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={24 8},
BACKGROUND Non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD) is related to cognitive impairment. Previous studies have not explored the extent of impairment across multiple cognitive domains. We examined the range of specific cognitive abilities affected by CKD and whether the associations of CKD with cognition were eliminated by statistical control for cardiovascular disease correlates of CKD. METHODS We performed a community-based cross-sectional study with 923 individuals free from… CONTINUE READING