Prevalence of renal impairment and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in a general population: results of the Swiss SAPALDIA study.

@article{Nitsch2006PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of renal impairment and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in a general population: results of the Swiss SAPALDIA study.},
  author={Dorothea Nitsch and Denise Felber Dietrich and Arnold von Eckardstein and J. M. Gaspoz and Sara H. Downs and Ph. Leuenberger and Jtirg Tschopp and Otto Braendli and Roland Keller and Margaret W Gerbase and Nicole Probst-Hensch and Elisabeth Zemp Stutz and Ursula A Ackermann-Liebrich},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          935-44
        }
}
BACKGROUND Impaired renal function is evolving as an independent marker of the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Little is known about the prevalence of impaired renal function and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in the Swiss general population. METHODS SAPALDIA comprises a random sample of the Swiss population established in 1991, originally to investigate the health effects of long-term exposure to air pollution. Participants were reassessed in 2002/3 and blood… CONTINUE READING
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