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Renal dysfunction in stroke patients: A hospital-based cohort study and systematic review.

Rowat, Anne M; Graham, Catriona; Dennis, Martin S


Anne M Rowat

Catriona Graham

Martin S Dennis


Background and purpose

Renal dysfunction (i.e. a reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate, eGFR) is commonly found in hospitalized stroke patients but its associations with patients' characteristics and outcome require further investigation.


We linked clinical data from stroke patients enrolled between 2005 and 2008 into two prospective hospital registers with routine laboratory eGFR data. The eGFR was calculated using the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease method and renal dysfunction was defined as

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 14, 2014
Online Publication Date Mar 13, 2014
Publication Date 2014-07
Deposit Date May 6, 2015
Publicly Available Date May 6, 2015
Print ISSN 1747-4930
Electronic ISSN 1747-4949
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 9
Issue 5
Pages 633-639
Keywords acute stroke; complications; estimated glomerular filtration rate; renal function;
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Contract Date May 6, 2015