Analysis of long-term survival after revascularization in patients with chronic kidney disease presenting with acute coronary syndromes.

@article{Keeley2003AnalysisOL,
  title={Analysis of long-term survival after revascularization in patients with chronic kidney disease presenting with acute coronary syndromes.},
  author={Ellen C. Keeley and Rupin Kadakia and Sandeep Soman and Steven L Borzak and Peter A. McCullough},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={509-14}
}
Ischemic heart disease is the most common cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Patients with CKD who develop an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have a poor prognosis, with >70% mortality at 2 years. Despite this heavy burden of disease, the optimal management of ACS in this patient population is unknown. Our goal was to compare the effect of coronary revascularization or medical therapy alone on the long-term survival of patients with CKD presenting with ACS. From 1990 to… CONTINUE READING
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