Microalbuminuria: marker of vascular dysfunction, risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

@article{Garg2002MicroalbuminuriaMO,
  title={Microalbuminuria: marker of vascular dysfunction, risk factor for cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Jay P Garg and George L Bakris},
  journal={Vascular medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={35-43}
}
Based on the data from large single and multi-center clinical trials, including the Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study, it is clear that the presence of microalbuminuria is a signal from the kidney that cardiovascular risk is increased and that vascular responses are altered. This is exemplified by studies that have demonstrated that the… CONTINUE READING