Chronic kidney disease and cognitive impairment in menopausal women.

  title={Chronic kidney disease and cognitive impairment in menopausal women.},
  author={Manjula Kurella and Kristine Yaffe and Michael G. Shlipak and Nanette K Wenger and Glenn M. Chertow},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={45 1},
BACKGROUND Although end-stage renal disease has been associated with cognitive impairment, the relation between lesser degrees of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cognitive impairment is less well understood. METHODS Data for 1,015 women enrolled at 10 of the 20 Heart Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study clinical sites were analyzed. All participants were younger than 80 years and had established coronary artery disease at study entry. Participants underwent 6 standard tests of cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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