Urinary sodium and potassium excretion and risk of cardiovascular events.

  title={Urinary sodium and potassium excretion and risk of cardiovascular events.},
  author={Martin J O'Donnell and Salim Yusuf and Andrew Mente and Peggy Gao and Johannes F. E. Mann and Koon T Teo and Matthew McQueen and Peter J. Sleight and Arya M. Sharma and Antonio Miguel Limcaco Dans and Jeffrey F Probstfield and Roland E Schmieder},
  volume={306 20},
CONTEXT The precise relationship between sodium and potassium intake and cardiovascular (CV) risk remains uncertain, especially in patients with CV disease. OBJECTIVE To determine the association between estimated urinary sodium and potassium excretion (surrogates for intake) and CV events in patients with established CV disease or diabetes mellitus. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Observational analyses of 2 cohorts (N = 28,880) included in the ONTARGET and TRANSCEND trials (November 2001… CONTINUE READING
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