Inflammatory and prothrombotic markers and the progression of renal disease in elderly individuals.

@article{Fried2004InflammatoryAP,
  title={Inflammatory and prothrombotic markers and the progression of renal disease in elderly individuals.},
  author={Linda F. Fried and Cam C. Solomon and Michael G. Shlipak and Stephen Seliger and Catherine O Stehman-Breen and Anthony J. Bleyer and Paolo Chaves and Curt D. Furberg and Lewis L Kuller and Anne L Newman},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={3184-91}
}
Inflammatory and prothrombotic markers are elevated in individuals with mild to moderate renal disease. It was hypothesized that these markers may also be determinants of the progression of renal disease. The association of six markers-serum C-reactive protein (CRP), white blood cell (WBC) count, fibrinogen, factor VII, albumin, and hemoglobin-with subsequent elevations of creatinine and decline in estimated GFR in the Cardiovascular Health Study, a community-based cohort of elderly individuals… CONTINUE READING
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