Longitudinal renal function trajectories may enable more individualized prediction of adverse outcomes, researchers conclude.
Significant negative association identified in male firefighters who were followed for 10 years
Known factors explain 65.3% of excess SCD risk in African-Americans, especially women
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.
Staff-initiated CPR linked to increase in hospital discharge, favorable neurologic status on discharge.
Patients treated with the mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist had a higher frequency of moderate hyperkalemia compared with placebo recipients.
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.
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
Although a 2013 guideline recommended statin use to more than 65% of adults with CKD, only about 36% of adults with CKD were taking a statin in 2011-2014.
Fragmented sleep linked to higher prevalence of multiple affected noncoronary territiories.
CAC incidence similar in South Asian men versus white, black, Latino men; higher than Chinese
In a meta-analysis, the risk for cardiovascular mortality increased a significant 12% for every 1 mg/dL increase in uric acid.
Despite research suggesting that there may be increased cardiovascular risk from off-label prescription testosterone use, usage in men with coronary artery disease remains higher than in men without coronary artery disease.
Reduction in risk for range of critical outcomes greatest for daily dietary fiber intake of 25 to 29 g.
Health expenditure greater for person with 2 diseases simultaneously than for the diseases separately.
Fewer patients admitted to hospital for MI, cardiac arrest, stroke working at 3 years postevent
Cardiovascular risk increased with sulfonylureas and basal insulin versus newer classes of ADM
Cumulative proportional probability for AF events greatest for those in the highest quartile of salt intake
Higher risk seen on Christmas Eve, particularly in older adults with diabetes, heart disease
Sex, high and low baseline potassium levels, and reduced renal function independently predict hyper- and hypokalemia in patients with heart failure.
Lowest risk seen for adherent patients receiving high-intensity statin and/or ezetimibe regimen
Trial results do not support use of vitamin D receptor activators to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease and low intact parathyroid hormone levels.
Risk for statin-induced serious muscle injury 0.1 percent, newly diagnosed diabetes 0.2%
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population
Increase especially great among women, who were less likely to receive guideline-based treatment.
Blood pressure, smoking, type 1 and 2 diabetes linked to higher hazard ratios for women than men
Report provides guidance on reducing CV risk in patients with T2DM and atherosclerotic CV disease
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