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Chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular risk markers and total mortality in older men: cystatin C versus creatinine
  1. Shahrzad Zonoozi1,
  2. Sheena E Ramsay2,
  3. Olia Papacosta3,
  4. Lucy T Lennon3,
  5. Elizabeth A Ellins4,
  6. Julian P J Halcox4,
  7. Peter Whincup5,
  8. S Goya Wannamethee6
  1. 1 UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences, British Regional Heart Study Department of Primary Care & Population Health Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, London, UK
  2. 2 Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  3. 3 Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
  4. 4 Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
  5. 5 Population Health Research Institute, St George’s, University of London, London, UK
  6. 6 Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shahrzad Zonoozi, UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences, British Regional Heart Study Department of Primary Care & Population Health Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, London NW3 2PF, UK; shahrzadz{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors SGW initiated the concept and design of the paper. SZ analysed the data with help from OP and drafted the manuscript. SGW, JPJH, EAE and PW contributed to the interpretation of data. EAE, JPJH, LTL, PW and SGW contributed to the acquisition of the data. All authors assessed the manuscript critically for important intellectual content and approved the final version.

  • Funding The British Regional Heart Study is a British Heart Foundation (BHF) research group. This work was supported by a British Heart Foundation programme grant (RG/13/16/30528) and project grant (PG/09/024).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The National Research Ethics Service (NRES) Committee London provided ethical approval for the data collection. All men provided written informed consent to the investigations, which were carried out in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors SGW initiated the concept and design of the paper. SZ analysed the data with help from OP and drafted the manuscript. SGW, JPJH, EAE and PW contributed to the interpretation of data. EAE, JPJH, LTL, PW and SGW contributed to the acquisition of the data. All authors assessed the manuscript critically for important intellectual content and approved the final version.

  • Funding The British Regional Heart Study is a British Heart Foundation (BHF) research group. This work was supported by a British Heart Foundation programme grant (RG/13/16/30528) and project grant (PG/09/024).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The National Research Ethics Service (NRES) Committee London provided ethical approval for the data collection. All men provided written informed consent to the investigations, which were carried out in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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