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Cystatin C and cardiovascular disease: a Mendelian randomization study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-30)
BACKGROUND<br> Epidemiological studies show that high circulating cystatin C is associated with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), independent of creatinine-based renal function measurements. It is unclear whether this relationship is causal, arises from residual confounding, and/or is a consequence of reverse causation.<br> OBJECTIVES<br>The aim of this study was to use Mendelian randomization ...