Prognostic significance of renal function in elderly patients with isolated systolic hypertension: results from the Syst-Eur trial.


Several reports suggest that markers of renal function such as serum creatinine, serum uric acid, and urinary excretion of protein may be related to cardiovascular complications and mortality. This study analyzed the data from the Syst-Eur trial, which was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind intervention trial in elderly patients with isolated… (More)