Subclinical cerebral abnormalities in chronic kidney disease.

  title={Subclinical cerebral abnormalities in chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Hiroshi Yao and Yuki Takashima and Manabu Hashimoto and Akira Uchino and Takefumi Yuzuriha},
  journal={Contributions to nephrology},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Impaired kidney function or chronic kidney disease (CKD), as measured by estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), is associated with incident stroke risk. However, few studies have examined the relationship between CKD and subclinical cerebral abnormalities. METHODS We examined 675 elderly subjects (mean age 69.9 years), who… CONTINUE READING