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.
Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke
Apixaban recipients had a 28% lower risk for major bleeding compared with patients treated with warfarin.
Composite outcome occurred in 12.9%; 50.1% of events in second to fifth years.
Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.
And evidence insufficient to recommend ECG screen for asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk.
mHealth programs generally improve overall cardiovascular disease risk, at least in the short term.
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are almost twice as likely to experience a cardiovascular event as those without ED.
Generally moderate- or low-quality evidence for preventive benefits, no effect, or increased risk
Particulate matter less than 2.5 m in diameter linked to higher sudden cardiac death risk in women
SAD cause of considerable proportion of deaths in CHD patients without severe systolic dysfunction
Findings show MHO is transient, so not a reliable predictor of lower cardiovascular risk in the future
Aortic distensibility independently linked to concentric left ventricular remodeling
FGF-23 in top quartile independently linked to greater risk of CV death, heart failure hospitalization.
Increased risk of CVD for achieved systolic blood pressure of 120 versus 130 or 140 mm Hg
Older patients who had more frequent nephrology visits prior to initiating dialysis had a lower incidence of atrial fibrillation in the year after initiating dialysis compared with those who did not.
Benefit of exercise against cardiovascular disease notable even among those at high genetic risk
Social isolation linked to increased mortality among individuals with history of AMI or stroke
Environmental lead exposure tied to all-cause, cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease mortality.
But no mortality risk reduction associated with weight loss in individuals with coronary heart disease
Clopidogrel noninferior for patients older than 65 years after acute coronary syndrome hospitalization.
After adjustment for hormone therapy use in women, associations no longer differed by sex
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