Estimated glomerular filtration rate as an independent predictor of atherosclerotic vascular disease in older women
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Lewis, Joshua R. and Lim, Wai and Dhaliwal, Satvinder S. and Zhu, Kun and Lim, Ee Mun and Thompson, Peter L. and Prince, Richard L. 2012. Estimated glomerular filtration rate as an independent predictor of atherosclerotic vascular disease in older women. BMC Nephrology 13 (58): pp. 1-7.
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Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) levels have been shown to predict atherosclerotic vascular disease hospitalization and mortality. We sought to investigate the role of renal function in the prediction of 10-year atherosclerotic vascular hospitalization and deaths in an unselected population of elderly women in and compared these predictions to Framingham equations