Complications of ESKD: cardiovascular disease

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Complications of ESKD: cardiovascular disease

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This chapter discusses cardiovascular disease as a complication of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), including cardiovascular risk factor intervention in dialysis patients, management of ischaemic heart disease, acute coronary syndrome, hypertension, BP control in patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, cerebrovascular disease, and peripheral vascular disease.

Chapter.  3535 words. 

Subjects: Nephrology

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