Prediabetes at 12 months following transplantation was associated with a 2.1-fold increased risk of cardiovascular events beyond 12 months compared with the absence of prediabetes.
From 2003 to 2012, the rate of acute kidney injury following endovascular procedures for critical limb ischemia rose from 5.6% to 17.9% of procedures, a study found.
Elevated preoperative levels of urinary dickkopf-3 in patients undergoing cardiac surgery independent predicts development of acute kidney injury and persistently reduced renal function after surgery, a study found.
In a study of patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular (CV) risk, metformin use decrease the risk of all-cause mortality but had no significant effect on a composite end point of CV death, MI, or ischemic stroke.
Previous silent MI ID’d in 42% of those with sudden cardiac death related to undiagnosed CAD
Increased risk in men on TRT for composite of heart attack, ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack
Among patients with peripheral artery disease, CKD is associated with a 45% increased risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or ischemic stroke, a study found.
Despite Medicare coverage, black patients on dialysis are less likely than their white counterparts to undergo percutaneous coronary intervention.
Rejection rates higher for PCSK9i prescriptions for women, racial minorities, lower-income groups
Nearly half of US adults aged 70 years or older without cardiovascular disease take aspirin