Prognostic Cardiovascular Markers in Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), including end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is a public health issue worldwide, and is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. In addition, cardiovascular disease is a major cause of mortality in these patients. Both traditional and nontraditional risk factors associated with CKD can lead to remodeling of the myocardium and blood vessels, thereby resulting in cardiomyopathy, atherosclerosis and arterial stiffness. This can subsequently lead to ischemic heart disease, heart failure, cardiovascular death, rapid renal progression and progression to ESRD. Identifying these risk factors to allow for aggressive preventive and interventional strategies is important for the management of patients with CKD. This aim of this review was to survey the clinical outcomes of CKD using cardiac and vascular markers including echocardiographic parameters, systolic time intervals, electrocardiography, heart rate variability, ankle-brachial index, pulse wave velocity, differences between interarm and interankle blood pressure, and vascular calcification.Kidney Blood Press Res 2018;43:1363 –1363
Source: Kidney and Blood Pressure Research - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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