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Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor as a prognostic marker of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a black population
Background: Elevated inflammatory markers such as C–reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin–6 (IL–6) are wellknown risk factors for cardiovascular mortality. The less familiar marker, soluble urokinase plasminogen activator ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and hypertension among black South Africans after 5 years
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a biomarker that links inflammation with cardiovascular risk. "However, studies linking suPAR and hypertension are scant. First, we determined whether baseline ...
Associations of suPAR with lifestyle and cardiometabolic risk factors
Background: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a novel indicator of low-grade inflammation, is associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population, while an unhealthy ...