Renal function abnormalities and incident cataract after a five-year interval: The Beaver Dam Eye Study.

@article{Klein1998RenalFA,
  title={Renal function abnormalities and incident cataract after a five-year interval: The Beaver Dam Eye Study.},
  author={Barbara E. K. Klein and Ronald E Klein and Kristine E. Lee},
  journal={Current eye research},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={720-5}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between renal function abnormalities and incidence of age-related cataract. METHODS In a population-based epidemiologic study of age-related eye disease, cataract was classified based on lens photographs. Standard methods of grading were used. Blood urea nitrogen, serum creatinine, and gross proteinuria were measured using standard protocols. RESULTS Cortical cataract was associated with increased BUN, but after controlling for age, this relationship was… CONTINUE READING

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