Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Even greater risk for mortality, CV events in presence of several high-variability metabolic parameters
Findings based on data reweighted to reflect the adult population with diabetes in the US.
Despite having been withdrawn, albiglutide is superior to placebo for reducing cardiovascular events
Myocardial infarction following the kidney stone procedure is twice as likely among patients with 3 to 4 components of metabolic syndrome vs no components.
Patients with, without chronic kidney disease have less acute renal failure with PCI.
Kidneys of neonates with left heart obstruction consistently found to be larger than normal
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.
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)