Landecho – Study Landecho et al.

Principal contacts

Manuel F. Landecho - University Clinic of Navarra, Navarra, Spain

Oscar Beloqui - University Clinic of Navarra, Navarra, Spain

Study design

The Study Landecho et al. is focusing on individuals with early kidney disease and is based in Navarra, Spain. Recruitment took place at the University of Navarra Clinic. Individuals undergoing a regular medical examination were enrolled. Exclusion criteria were present or past arterial disease, previous diagnosis of hypertension or diabetes mellitus, and glomerular filtration below 60mL/min/1,73m². The principal aim of the study was to investigate the association of early kidney disease with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance and also with surrogate markers of arteriosclerosis. The study was approved by the ethics committee of University of Navarra Clinic. All patients gave their consent to participate in the study.


Key publications

Connection Between the Early Phases of Kidney Disease and the Metabolic Syndrome. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2011 May;64(5):373-8