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Antihypertensive medication use and change in kidney function in elderly adults: a marginal structural model analysis.

Authors
  • Odden, Michelle C
  • Tager, Ira B
  • van der Laan, Mark J
  • Delaney, Joseph A C
  • Peralta, Carmen A
  • Katz, Ronit
  • Sarnak, Mark J
  • Psaty, Bruce M
  • Shlipak, Michael G
Type
Published Article
Journal
The international journal of biostatistics
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
7
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2202/1557-4679.1320
PMID: 22049266
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

In summary, estimates from a marginal structural model suggested that antihypertensive therapy was associated with preserved kidney function in hypertensive elderly adults. Confirmatory studies may provide power to determine the strength and validity of the findings.

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