Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis

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Peralta Carmen A ; Palmas Walter ; Fried Linda F ; Folsom Aaron R ; Cushman Mary ; Dubin Ruth ; Wassel Christina ; Shlipak Michael G (2011)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Nephrology, volume 12, pages 3-3 (issn: 1471-2369, eissn: 1471-2369)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-12-3, pmc: PMC3037849
  • Subject: Nephrology | Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology | RC870-923 | Research Article

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Defined as estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) < 60 ml/min/1.73 m2, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is strongly and independently associated with cardiovascular and overall mortality. We hypothesized that reduced kidney function... View more