Cystatin-C, renal function, and incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 56, Issue 8, p.1434-41 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Case-Control Studies, Confidence Intervals, Cross-Sectional Studies, Cystatin C, Cystatins, Female, Glomerular Filtration Rate, Hip Fractures, Humans, Incidence, Kidney Failure, Chronic, Kidney Function Tests, Middle Aged, Odds Ratio, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal, Predictive Value of Tests, Prospective Studies, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, United States

Abstract:

To evaluate the association between chronic kidney disease and incident hip fracture using serum cystatin-C as a biomarker of renal function calculated without reference to muscle mass.