Association of chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease in 1,010 consecutive patients undergoing coronary angiography

Journal of Nephrology, 03/23/2012

There was a higher prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) diagnosed by coronary angiography, and it increased with the number of stenosed coronary vessels. CKD is a critical risk factor for CAD, especially 3–vessel disease.

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