History of kidney stones and the risk of coronary heart disease

Pietro Manuel Ferraro, Giovanni Gambaro, Eric N. Taylor, Brian H. Eisner, Eric B. Rimm, Kenneth J. Mukamal, Gary C. Curhan

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Kidney stone disease is common and may be associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Previous studies of the association between kidney stones and CHD have often not controlled for important risk factors, and the results have been inconsistent.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)408-415
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Coronary Disease
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Calculi
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk
  • Self Report
  • United States


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