Article Abstract

Cardiorenal biomarkers: one step closer

Authors: Xiao-Jun Chen, Amir Lerman, Lilach O. Lerman

Abstract

Patients with renal insufficiency have increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality (1), as lower estimated glomerular filtration (eGFR) and greater albuminuria are both independently associated with higher risk of coronary heart disease and heart failure (2).

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