Published: 27 June 2018
Author(s): Guobin Su, Yanjun Xu, Xiaojun Xu, Hong Xu, Liming Lu, Gaetano Marrone, Bengt Lindholm, Zehuai Wen, Xusheng Liu, David W. Johnson, Juan-Jesus Carrero, Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg
Issue: June 2018
Section: Original Article

Infection is one of the main reasons for hospitalization worldwide, and is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. It is unclear whether this association is modified by the presence of reduced renal function. The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and cardiovascular mortality in patients hospitalized with infection.

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