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Diastolic function is a strong predictor of mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease

Farshid, Ahmad; Pathak, Rajeev; Shadbolt, Bruce; Arnolda, Leonard; Talaulikar, Girish


BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in patients with stage 4-5 Chronic Kidney disease (CKD, eGFR < 30). There are only limited data on the risk factors predicting these complications in CKD patients. Our aim was to determine the role of clinical and echocardiographic parameters in predicting mortality and cardiovascular complications in CKD patients. METHODS We conducted a prospective observational cohort study of 153 CKD patients between 2007 and 2009. All patients...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-12-23
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Nephrology
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-280


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