Patients treated with the mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist had a higher frequency of moderate hyperkalemia compared with placebo recipients.
Elderly patients hospitalized for heart failure who have high serum potassium levels at admission are at increased risk of readmission for heart failure and death.
Investigators using a bone-seeking radiopharmaceutical show for the first time that atherosclerosis in penile arteries is associated with an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.
Longitudinal renal function trajectories may enable more individualized prediction of adverse outcomes, researchers conclude. Faster kidney disease progression is associated with an increased risk of adverse outcomes in patients with both atrial fibrillation (AF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), new data suggest. In a study of 18,240 patients with AF and stage 3–4 CKD, each…
Data from a recent study could be useful for future public health interventions, according to investigators.
Forty-six percent of US adults have hypertension
In patients with severe hyperkalemia, the Brugada syndrome ECG phenotype is associated with a high prevalence of malignant arrhythmias and all-cause mortality.
Tachycardia significantly predicts mortality in lung cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma
Based on data from 13 trials with 164,225 participants, increased risk for major bleeding also noted.
Investigation triggered by meta-analysis showing possible increased mortality in PAD patients at 2 years