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N-Acetyl-β-D-Glucosaminidase Does Not Enhance Prediction of Cardiovascular or All-Cause Mortality by Albuminuria in a Low-Risk Population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-05)
Albuminuria is a well known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and mortality, but focus on renal tubular dysfunction as a potential risk factor is growing also. The association between the urinary activity of N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) and cardiovascular risk has been assessed mostly in cross-sectional studies. We studied the cross-sectional associations between urinary NAG and cardiovascular ...
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 ...