- Obesity and risk for chronic renal failureElisabeth Ejerblad
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistic, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1695-702. 2006..Obesity seems to be an important-and potentially preventable-risk factor for CRF. Although hypertension and type 2 diabetes are important mediators, additional pathways also may exist...
- Association between smoking and chronic renal failure in a nationwide population-based case-control studyElisabeth Ejerblad
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2178-85. 2004..This study thus suggests that heavy cigarette smoking increases the risk of CRF for both men and women, at least CRF classified as nephrosclerosis and glomerulonephritis...
- Absence of association between organic solvent exposure and risk of chronic renal failure: a nationwide population-based case-control studyC Michael Fored
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Am Soc Nephrol 15:180-6. 2004..Detrimental effects from subclasses of solvents or on specific renal diseases cannot be ruled out...
- Socio-economic status and chronic renal failure: a population-based case-control study in SwedenC Michael Fored
Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:82-8. 2003..To explore whether the risk of chronic renal failure varies by socio-economic status, we performed a population-based case-control study in Sweden...