Among patients admitted to a coronary care unit, the highest quartile of serum cystatin C levels was associated with a 9.6-fold increased risk of AKI compared with the lowest quartile.
High doses of iron are associated with a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease, regardless of the dose of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent.
Severe hypoglycemia is associated with coronary heart disease, cardiovascular mortality, and cancer mortality.
For patients with diabetes, there was a significant decrease in hospitalization rates for acute coronary syndrome, cardiac dysrhythmia, heart failure, and certain strokes.
Coffee consumption was affiliated with more positives than negatives across a wide range of health outcomes.
In a study of hospitalized US veterans, AKI was associated with a 23% increased risk of heart failure compared with the absence of AKI.
Both total intake of nuts and consumption of peanuts/tree nuts and walnuts tied to lower risk.
Reduced frequency of MACE for patients receiving statins, especially high-intensity statins.
Each 0.1 increase in WHR is associated with a 1.7-fold increased risk of cardiovascular death.
From 1995 to 2015, the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among patients starting hemodialysis increased from 67.9% to 87.6% and from 43.1% to 59.6%, respectively.
US veterans who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention prior to starting dialysis had a 28% lower risk of death.
In any Diabetes Prevention Program treatment group, statin use tied to increased diabetes risk.
27% of CV deaths in diabetes patients with atherosclerotic CVD are categorized as sudden death.
Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone.
Direct oral anticoagulants not linked to increased risk of major bleeding, death in venous thromboembolism
Exposure to androgen-deprivation therapy was associated with a nearly 2-fold increased risk of heart failure among men without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
Hemodialysis patients had higher rates of infective endocarditis than peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant patients.
Overall, therapy was received by just 30.9% of those prescribed PCSK9 inhibitors.
Findings in a large study of long-term low-dose aspirin users.
The researchers found that over the study period statin use was associated with an 18% lower risk of all-cause mortality and non-significantly lower risk of CVD events and stroke.
Adherence to beta-blockers may not be as beneficial to patients after myocardial infarction.
The results demonstrated a tendency for a decrease in LDL-C level at 24 weeks in the ANA group, and improvement was mediated through the suppression of apoB-100 synthesis.
Administration of exenatide in patients with type 2 diabetes at a wide range of cardiovascular risk appeared not to cause an increase in their overall cardiovascular risk.
The researchers found that there was no evidence of an independent correlation between impaired cognitive function and antihypertensive use.
No associations were seen between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and cognitive changes in an exploratory analysis.
The use of anacetrapib resulted in a lower incidence of major coronary events than the use of placebo.
The researchers found that there was an increase in NOAC use over time, warfarin use did not change, and overall anticoagulant use increased.
Older age, Indian ethnicity, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, creatinine level, glomerular filtration rate, and history of stroke were associated with prevalent retinal emboli in multivariable-adjusted analysis.
Canakinumab at a dose of 150 mg every 3 months led to a significantly lower rate of recurrent cardiovascular events than placebo.
In a study, the risk for heart failure was 81% higher among patients who received androgen deprivation therapy.
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