Serum cystatin C and increased coronary heart disease prevalence in US adults without chronic kidney disease.

@article{Muntner2008SerumCC,
  title={Serum cystatin C and increased coronary heart disease prevalence in US adults without chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Paul Muntner and Devin Mann and Jonathan Winston and Sameer Bansilal and Michael E. Farkouh},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={54-7}
}
Previous studies indicated that serum cystatin C, a marker of renal function, was associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, few data about this association are available for persons without chronic kidney disease or albuminuria. Data from 4,991 subjects in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey with an estimated glomerular filtration rate > or =60 ml/min/1.73 m2 without micro- or macroalbuminuria were analyzed. Subjects were categorized into quartiles of serum… CONTINUE READING
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