CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Human beings are unique in the animal kingdom when it comes to nutrition.
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.
A 4% or greater increase in dry weight is associated with a 2-fold increased risk of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events.
Among patients with hypertension, elevated systolic blood pressure is associated with the highest risk for CV.
Researchers observed the association among individuals with serum phosphorus levels measured after fasting for 12 or more hours.
No increased risk found for consumption of unprocessed red meat.
Heart failure, myocardial infarction, or stroke also increase the risk of death prior to ESRD.
Impact varies with CV end point; different effects for elevated systolic/diastolic BP.