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Research Article

Usefulness of Multidetector Row Computed Tomography for Predicting Cardiac Events in Asymptomatic Chronic Kidney Disease Patients at the Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy

Table 4

Multiple linear regressions of factors associated with CAS and CACS in CKD patients at the start of dialysis.

VariablesUnivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
value value

Age0.488<0.010.401<0.01
diabetes0.269<0.050.153NS
CACS0.452<0.010.152NS
Uric acid0.436<0.013.071<0.05
LDL0.209NS
EF0.007NS
SBP0.012NS
hsCRP0.025NS

CACS: coronary artery calcium score; LDL: low density lipoprotein; EF: ejection fraction; SBP: systolic blood pressure; hsCRP: high sensitivity C-reactive protein; NS: not significant.

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