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Cardiovascular risk factors in predialysis patients: baseline data from the Chronic Renal Impairment in Birmingham (CRIB) study.

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BACKGROUND: Patients with end-stage kidney failure have a greatly increased risk of developing premature cardiac and vascular disease. However, little is known about the evolution of cardiovascular diseases in individuals with less severely impaired kidney function. METHODS: The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and of suspected cardiovascular risk factors was studied in a group of 369 individuals (median age, 63 years, 67% male) with various degrees of impaired kidney function (calculat...

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Townend, JN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Journal:
Kidney international. Supplement
Volume:
63
Issue:
84
Pages:
S201-S203
Publication date:
2003-05-05
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ISSN:
0098-6577
URN:
uuid:e3db191f-dd88-4025-9b54-d481ecc1300e
Source identifiers:
32349
Local pid:
pubs:32349

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