Cystatin C and cardiovascular or all-cause mortality risk in the general population: A meta-analysis.

@article{Luo2015CystatinCA,
  title={Cystatin C and cardiovascular or all-cause mortality risk in the general population: A meta-analysis.},
  author={Jian Luo and Ling-Peng Wang and Haifeng Hu and Li Zhang and Ya-li Li and Li-Man Ai and Hu-yati Mu and Kun-Wang},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={450},
  pages={39-45}
}
BACKGROUND Elevated cystatin C level was associated with excessive risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in the highly cardiovascular risk populations. We conducted this meta-analysis to investigate the relationship between serum cystatin C level and cardiovascular or all-cause mortality risk in the general population. METHODS We searched for all relevant studies published through May 2015 using PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library. Prospective studies that assessed the relationship… CONTINUE READING

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