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Renal function and carotid atherosclerosis in adults with no known kidney disease

  • Autori: Buscemi, S.; Geraci, G.; Massenti, M.; Buscemi, C.; Costa, F.; D'Orio, C.; Rosafio, G.; Buscemi, C.; Maniaci, V.; Parrinello, G.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2016
  • Tipologia: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
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A high prevalence of atherosclerotic lesions characterizes patients with chronic kidney disease, though there is little data on the relationship between kidney function and atherosclerotic changes in the healthy population or in people with no known renal impairment. The aim of our study was to analyze, in a comprehensive general population with no known kidney disease, the relationship between renal function and subclinical carotid atherosclerotic damage.