Cystatin C level predicts heart failure in elderly black individuals with renal disease

  • Published 2006 in Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology

Abstract

In people with overt hypertension, microalbuminuria is associated with an increased incidence of fatal events. Detection of microalbuminuria should, therefore, trigger early intervention. But can the onset of micro albuminuria precede that of hypertension and, if so, how can its onset be predicted? Palatini et al. sought answers to these questions by… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpneph0274

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