Kidney Disease Measures and Left Ventricular Structure and Function: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Academic Article

Abstract

  • BACKGROUND: Heart failure is one of the most important complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, few studies comprehensively investigated left ventricular (LV) structure and function in relation to 2 key CKD measures, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and urine albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR).
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 10514501
  • Author List

  • Matsushita K; Kwak L; Sang Y; Ballew SH; Skali H; Shah AM; Coresh J; Solomon S
  • Volume

  • 6
  • Issue

  • 9