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Olle Melander

Principal investigator

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Cystatin C identifies cardiovascular risk better than creatinine-based estimates of glomerular filtration in middle-aged individuals without a history of cardiovascular disease.

Author

  • Patrik Svensson
  • Maria Ohlson Andersson
  • Peter Almgren
  • Bo Hedblad
  • Gunnar Engström
  • Margaretha Persson
  • Anders Christensson
  • Olle Melander

Summary, in English

Creatinine- and cystatin C-based estimates of renal function are considered to be cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but the clinical utility in middle-aged subjects without a history of CVD is controversial.

Department/s

  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2014

Language

English

Pages

506-521

Publication/Series

Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume

275

Issue

5

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

Topic

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Status

Published

Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1365-2796