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Premature cardiovascular disease in chronic renal failure.

Abstract:

There is a remarkable lack of reliable information about the determinants of risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among patients with chronic renal failure. Indeed, such patients have often been deliberately excluded from randomised trials of treatments of CVD, perhaps because of concerns about drug safety. But the absolute risk of CVD among them may be large, so the potential absolute benefits of treatments may also be large, and may well exceed any increased hazards. Hence, as well as furth...

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Baigent, C More by this author
Burbury, K More by this author
Wheeler, D More by this author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
356
Issue:
9224
Pages:
147-152
Publication date:
2000-07-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:8c871472-7193-46aa-9e54-995918f29587
Source identifiers:
49404
Local pid:
pubs:49404

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