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Uric acid predicts mortality and ischaemic stroke in subjects with diastolic dysfunction: the Tromsø Study 1994-2013
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-31)
Aims: To investigate whether serum uric acid predicts adverse outcomes in persons with indices of diastolic dysfunction in a general population. <br>Methods and results: We performed a prospective cohort study among 1460 women and 1480 men from 1994 to 2013. End- points were all-cause mortality, incident myocardial infarction, and incident ischaemic stroke. We strati fi ed the analyses ...
Blood pressure and age-related GFR decline in the general population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-28)
Background: <br> Hypertension is one of the most important causes of end-stage renal disease, but it is unclear whether elevated blood pressure (BP) also accelerates the gradual decline in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) seen in the general population with increasing age. The reason may be that most studies have considered only baseline BP and not the effects of changes in BP, antihypertensive ...