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Research Article

Renal Function and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in General Populations: New Prospective Study and Systematic Review

  • Emanuele Di Angelantonio,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • John Danesh mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: john.danesh@phpc.cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Gudny Eiriksdottir,

    Affiliation: Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland

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  • Vilmundur Gudnason

    Affiliations: Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Published: September 04, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040270

About the Authors

Emanuele Di Angelantonio, John Danesh
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason
Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland
Vilmundur Gudnason
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

Corresponding Author

Email: john.danesh@phpc.cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JD and VG designed the study. EDA and JD analysed the data and drafted the manuscript. VG and GE critically revised the manuscript, collected data, and performed experiments for the study.