Chronic kidney disease and prevalent atrial fibrillation: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC).

@article{Soliman2010ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease and prevalent atrial fibrillation: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC).},
  author={Elsayed Z Soliman and Ronald J. Prineas and Alan S. Go and Dawei Xie and James Phillip Lash and M. D. Mostafizar Rahman and Akinlolu Ojo and Val L Teal and Nancy G. Jensvold and Nancy Leighton Robinson and Daniel L. Dries and Lydia A L Bazzano and Emile R. Mohler and Jackson T Jr Wright and Harold I. Feldman},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={159 6},
  pages={1102-7}
}
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been mainly investigated in patients with end-stage renal disease, with limited data on less advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages. METHODS A total of 3,267 adult participants (50% non-Hispanic blacks, 46% women) with CKD from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort were included in this… CONTINUE READING