Prevalence of microalbuminuria and its associated cardiovascular risk: German and Swiss results of the recent global i-SEARCH survey.

@article{Tebbe2009PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of microalbuminuria and its associated cardiovascular risk: German and Swiss results of the recent global i-SEARCH survey.},
  author={Ulrich Tebbe and Peter Bramlage and Martin Thoenes and W. Dieter Paar and Nicolas Danchin and Massimo Volpe and Jochen Schrader and Georg Noll and Michael Burnier and Michael B{\"o}hm},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2009},
  volume={139 33-34},
  pages={
          473-80
        }
}
QUESTION UNDER STUDY The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of microalbuminuria (MAU) in hypertensive patients attending an office or hospital based cardiologist or internist. An additional aim was to describe associations between MAU and cardiovascular risk factors as well as to investigate the role of pharmacotherapy. METHODS International, observational, cross-sectional study of 22282 patients with 5605 attendees in Germany and Switzerland at 444 cardiology centers… CONTINUE READING
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