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Dietary sodium intake guidelines may be misguided.
A total of 16 men had received an LVAD and then had it removed because they had significant recovery of heart function.
The risk of major bleeding is similar for older patients with atrial fibrillation taking either antiplatelet or anticoagulant drugs.
As 25(OH)D levels increased, systolic blood pressure decreased significantly, even after accounting for calcium intake.
A majority of sodium consumed was from food obtained at stores; however, sodium density was highest in food obtained at restaurants.
The majority of the ischemic cardiomyopathy patients showed improvement in pulmonary artery pressure, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, pulmonary vein resistance, and left ventricular wall stress.
MRI measurements reflecting RV structure and stiffness of the proximal pulmonary vasculature are independent predictors of outcome in PAH.
Overall, patients on omega-3 supplements had an 8% lower risk of total mortality or hospitalization for cardiovascular disease over 4 years.
Study documents higher risks even when creatinine increases are less than 30%, the guideline-recommended threshold for stopping treatment.
Blood pressure targets below 130/80 and below 140/90 mm Hg are associated with similar renal outcomes among non-diabetics, meta-analysis shows.
People with high blood pressure consumed an average of 2,900 mg of sodium per day in 1999 and 3350 mg per day in 2012, for an overall average daily sodium intake of 3100 mg.
Changes over time in prescription adherence are common and affect treatment estimates considerably.
Numerous population studies demonstrate a relationship between higher dietary K+ and lower blood pressure regardless of sodium intake.
Among the etiologies of readmission, cardiac causes including heart failure and coronary artery disease were most common.
With dietitian counseling, limiting sodium to 2000 mg per daily is feasible for chronic kidney disease patients.
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