The Framingham predictive instrument in chronic kidney disease.

  title={The Framingham predictive instrument in chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Daniel E Weiner and Hocine Tighiouart and Essam Elsayed and John L. Griffith and Deeb N. Salem and Andrew S. Levey and Mark J Sarnak},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={50 3},
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the utility of the Framingham equations in individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD). BACKGROUND The Framingham equations predict incident coronary disease. The utility of these equations is unknown in CKD. METHODS We pooled individuals without pre-existing coronary disease age 45 to 74 years from the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities) and CHS (Cardiovascular Health Study) trials with CKD, defined by an estimated glomerular filtration rate of 15… CONTINUE READING
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