Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.

@article{Alonso2011ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.},
  author={Alvaro Alonso and F. L{\'o}pez L{\'o}pez and Kunihiro Matsushita and Laura R. Loehr and Shruti Agarwal and Lin Chen and Elsayed Z Soliman and Brad C Astor and Josef Coresh},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={123 25},
  pages={2946-53}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Chronic kidney disease may also increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), but existing studies have reported inconsistent results. METHODS AND RESULTS We estimated cystatin C-based glomerular filtration rate (eGFR(cys)) and measured urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR) in 10 328 men and women free of AF from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study in 1996 to 1998. Incidence of… CONTINUE READING
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