Tag Archive: chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Dec 11

Chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases the risk of stroke and systemic thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) independently of other stroke risk factors, especially in those needing renal replacement therapy (RRT), suggests an observational cohort study published in the December 16 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Nov 16

At least 92.0% of patients aged 50 to 79 years with chronic kidney disease (CKD)

At least 92.0% of patients aged 50 to 79 years with chronic kidney disease (CKD) should be taking statins, as per two different sets of guidelines, researchers report in an article published online November 13 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Although the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines do …

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Nov 15

Anemia and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Anemia and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are independently associated with an increased risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF), and the combination of the two risk factors is synergistic for AF onset, suggests a prospective cohort study published online November 11 in the American Journal of Cardiology.

Sep 30

According to Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and colleagues, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)

According to Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and colleagues, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) treated with intravenous thrombolytic therapy during ischemic stroke had a higher risk for intracranial hemorrhage and serious systemic hemorrhage, but the risk did not appear to be related to their renal disease. The …

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