The risk of nephrolithiasis is causally related to inactive matrix Gla protein, a marker of vitamin K status: a Mendelian randomization study in a Flemish population

Fang-Fei Wei, Lutgarde Thijs, Zhen-Yu Zhang, Lotte Jacobs, Wen-Yi Yang, Erika Salvi, Lorena Citterio, Nicholas Cauwenberghs, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Nadja E. A. Drummen, Azusa Hara, Paolo Manunta, Yan Li, Peter Verhamme, Karel Allegaert, Daniele Cusi, Cees Vermeer, Jan A. Staessen

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    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)514-522
    Number of pages9
    JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
    Volume33
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

    Keywords

    • calcification
    • matrix Gla protein
    • nephrolithiasis
    • population science
    • vitamin K
    • KIDNEY-STONES
    • ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK
    • CRYSTAL-FORMATION
    • BLOOD-PRESSURE
    • RENAL-FUNCTION
    • UNITED-STATES
    • DISEASE
    • OSTEOPONTIN
    • EXPRESSION
    • INHIBITOR

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    Wei, F-F., Thijs, L., Zhang, Z-Y., Jacobs, L., Yang, W-Y., Salvi, E., Citterio, L., Cauwenberghs, N., Kuznetsova, T., Drummen, N. E. A., Hara, A., Manunta, P., Li, Y., Verhamme, P., Allegaert, K., Cusi, D., Vermeer, C., & Staessen, J. A. (2018). The risk of nephrolithiasis is causally related to inactive matrix Gla protein, a marker of vitamin K status: a Mendelian randomization study in a Flemish population. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 33(3), 514-522. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfx014