Urinary orosomucoid is associated with diastolic dysfunction and carotid arteriopathy in the general population. Cross-sectional data from the Tromsø studyRuna M. Andreassen, Jens B. Kronborg, Henrik Schirmer, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Toralf Melsom, Bjørn O. Eriksen, Trond G. Jenssen & Marit D. Solbu
Objectives. Urinary albumin excretion is a risk marker for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Studies suggest that urinary orosomucoid may be a more sensitive marker of general endothelial dysfunction than albuminuria. The aim of this population-based cross-sectional study was to examine the associations between urinary orosomucoid to creatinine ratio (UOCR), urinary albumin to creatinine ratio (UACR) and subclinical CVD. Design. From the Tromsø Study (2007/2008), we included all men and women who had measurements of urinary orosomucoid...
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