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Impact of age on the association between CKD and the risk of future coronary events.

Authors
  • Tonelli, Marcello1
  • Muntner, Paul2
  • Lloyd, Anita3
  • Manns, Braden4
  • Klarenbach, Scott5
  • Pannu, Neesh3
  • James, Matthew4
  • Hemmelgarn, Brenda4
  • 1 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Canada)
  • 2 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.
  • 3 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. , (Canada)
  • 4 Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada; Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada. , (Canada)
  • 5 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
64
Issue
3
Pages
375–382
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.03.013
PMID: 24751168
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

People with CKD who are 50 years or older should be considered at the highest risk of coronary events. In contrast, consideration of other risk factors will be required when assessing future risk among people with CKD who are younger than 50 years.

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