Cardiovascular complications in patients with renal disease

Richard A. Preston, Simon C Chakko, Murray Epstein

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Abstract

The heart and kidney are invariably intertwined. Heart failure is associated with the important alterations in renal hemodynamics and function that constitute a major problem of clinical management. Conversely, in chronic renal disease, rarely does the heart escape consequences. Cardiovascular complications comprise the major cause of death in the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population. The effects of chronic renal failure on the heart are diverse and involve numerous anatomical and functional aspects of the cardiovascular system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Cardiology
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice: Second Edition
PublisherHumana Press
Pages729-746
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)158829370X, 9781588293701
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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