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Cigarette smoking and cardio-renal events in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis.
PLoS One
  • Christopher A Drummond
  • Pamela S Brewster
  • Wencan He
  • Kaili Ren
  • Yanmei Xie
  • Katherine Tuttle, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Providence Health Care, Spokane, WA, United States of America
  • Steven T Haller
  • Kenneth Jamerson
  • Lance D Dworkin
  • Donald E Cutlip
  • Timothy P Murphy
  • Ralph B D'Agostino
  • William L Henrich
  • Jiang Tian
  • Joseph I Shapiro
  • Christopher J Cooper
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  • Aged,
  • Aged, 80 and over,
  • Atherosclerosis,
  • Cardiovascular Diseases,
  • Case-Control Studies,
  • Female,
  • Glomerular Filtration Rate,
  • Humans,
  • Male,
  • Renal Artery Obstruction,
  • Smoking,
  • Tobacco

Cigarette smoking causes cardiovascular disease and is associated with poor kidney function in individuals with diabetes mellitus and primary kidney diseases. However, the association of smoking on patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis has not been studied. The current study utilized data from the Cardiovascular Outcomes in Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions (CORAL, NCT00081731) clinical trial to evaluate the effects of smoking on the risk of cardio-renal events and kidney function in this population. Baseline data showed that smokers (n = 277 out of 931) were significantly younger at enrollment than non-smokers (63.3±9.1 years vs 72.4±7.8 years; p

Clinical Institute
Kidney & Diabetes
Clinical Institute
Cardiovascular (Heart)
Citation Information
Christopher A Drummond, Pamela S Brewster, Wencan He, Kaili Ren, et al.. "Cigarette smoking and cardio-renal events in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis." PLoS One (2017)
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