Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Low eGFR and worsening renal function are independently associated with a nearly 3-fold increased mortality risk among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Salt intake below 6 g/day is associated with increased odds of all-cause and cardiovascular in patients on hemodialysis, Japanese study shows.
Among US dialysis patients, cardiovascular event rates are highest in those with diabetic nephropathy and lowest among those with IgA nephropathy.
New study suggests sodium intake is associated with cardiovascular disease and stroke only when mean sodium intake exceeds 5 grams per day.
In a study, percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with a 72% decreased risk of acute renal failure compared with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Surgical procedure can correct calcium and phosphorus abnormalities and improve coronary artery calcification, study finds.
A study of Medicare patients found that atrial fibrillation was nearly twice as likely to develop in those with vs without gout.
DOAC users with eGFRs less than 60 mL/min/1.73m2 had a 23% higher risk for bleeding than warfarin users.
Insufficient evidence for adding to traditional CVD risk assessment in asymptomatic adults.
Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke
Apixaban recipients had a 28% lower risk for major bleeding compared with patients treated with warfarin.
Composite outcome occurred in 12.9%; 50.1% of events in second to fifth years.
Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.
And evidence insufficient to recommend ECG screen for asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk.
mHealth programs generally improve overall cardiovascular disease risk, at least in the short term.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)