Published in Heart Disease Weekly, November 12th, 2006
"Cardiovascular disease and stroke account for 60-70% of all deaths in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), at a risk that is 10-20-fold the age- and sex-matched general population. There is also increased coronary artery calcification and increased cardiovascular mortality in CKD and dialysis patients compared with the general population," wrote S.M. Moe and colleagues, Indiana University.
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