Renal function assessed by two different formulas and incidence of myocardial infarction and death in middle-aged men and women.

@article{Holzmann2010RenalFA,
  title={Renal function assessed by two different formulas and incidence of myocardial infarction and death in middle-aged men and women.},
  author={M J Holzmann and Torbj{\"o}rn Ivert and Ingmar Jungner and Tobias Nordqvist and G{\"o}ran Walldius and Jan B Ostergren and Niklas Hammar},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={267 4},
  pages={357-69}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease predicts mortality in the general population, but less is known about the association with incidence of first myocardial infarction. We evaluated glomerular filtration rates (GFR) estimated by the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease study (GFR-MDRD) equation and the Mayo formula (GFR-Mayo) as predictors of myocardial infarction and death. METHODS In 571 353 Swedish men and women, undergoing health controls, with mean age 45 years, and no previous myocardial… CONTINUE READING

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