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Vitamin D status and mortality risk among patients on dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Authors
  • Zhang, Yuhui1
  • Darssan, Darsy2
  • Pascoe, Elaine M2
  • Johnson, David W2, 3, 4
  • Pi, Haichen5
  • Dong, Jie1
  • 1 Department of Medicine Renal Division, Peking University First Hospital; Institute of Nephrology, Peking University; Key Laboratory of Renal Disease, Ministry of Health; Key Laboratory of Renal Disease, Ministry of Education, Beijing, China. , (China)
  • 2 Australasian Kidney Trials Network, Centre for Kidney Disease Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 3 Department of Kidney Disease, Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 4 Department of Nephrology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 5 Department of Emergency Medicine, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China. , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Feb 21, 2018
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfy016
PMID: 29481620
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In the present study, increased serum 25(OH)D level was significantly associated with lower all-cause mortality and lower cardiovascular mortality in dialysis patients.

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