Cigarette smoking and chronic kidney disease in the general population: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

@article{Xia2017CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and chronic kidney disease in the general population: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.},
  author={Jia Rong Xia and Lin Wang and Zhiheng Ma and Liping Zhong and Ying Wang and Yachan Gao and Liqun He and Xiao Su},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={475-487}
}
Background Cigarette smoking has been established as a major risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD) development in people with diabetes. Conflicting evidence exists among representative community-based studies as to whether smoking is an independent risk factor for CKD. The aim of this meta-analysis was to assess the effects of tobacco smoking on the development of CKD in adult general populations. Methods A literature search was conducted using MEDLINE and Embase from their inception… CONTINUE READING
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