CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Low testosterone may increase cardiovascular (CV) risk in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes.
Study of AV fistula using cardiovascular MRI reveals increased cardiac output, dilation of heart chambers, and deterioration in endothelial function.
The highest tertile of sclerostin level is associated with a 71% decreased risk of cardiovascular death vs. the lowest tertile.
Statin users with diabetes at lower risk of neuropathy, retinopathy, gangrene.
Analysis of self-monitoring, self-titration of meds in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Overweight or obese adults with risk factors should be referred for intensive behavioral counseling.
Second review shows value in CKD with suspected ACS, limited by variable sensitivity/specificity.
Allopurinol therapy is not associated with beneficial cardiovascular outcomes in gout patients.
The risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular causes is lower, but the risk for infection-related hospitalization is higher.
Evidence of synergistic effect between hemoglobin A1c values and sodium intake.
It is associated with better long-term survival and reduced risk of revascularization and myocardial infarction compared with PCI.
Associations for favorable food stores, physical activity resources with ideal CV health.
They also are at elevated risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, study finds.
No differences found in mortality, CVD between donors, nondonors older than 55.
Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say.