No significant difference seen in all-cause mortality or all-cause hospitalization over 12 months
Adults reporting weightlifting 1 to 2 times/week in addition to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity had lowest risk
AKI occurs in up to 30% of patients having cardiac surgery.
Addition of left atrial reservoir strain also yields predicted net benefit in people without prior a-fib or stroke
The decision to undergo partial instead of radical nephrectomy should be individualized, according to investigators.
Inadequately treated acute coronary syndrome can result in heart failure and early death.
CABG linked to lower hospital mortality, fewer hospital admissions at 3 years, less repeat PCI, improved 3-year survival
Deaths from ischemic heart diseases and cerebrovascular diseases have decreased among patients with nondialysis-dependent CKD.
Tecarfarin is a novel oral vitamin K antagonist with a similar mechanism of action to warfarin, though it is metabolized differently.
Testing for coronary heart disease before kidney transplantation is common practice, but may not be warranted for all patients, according to investigators.