Blood Pressure and Mortality in Long-Term Hemodialysis-Time to Move Forward.

Abstract

Contrary to the direct, graded, and causal relationship of hypertension with cardiovascular outcomes in the general population, among dialysis patients, blood pressure (BP) recorded either predialysis or postdialysis displays a U-shaped curve with mortality. This paradoxical phenomenon of lower BP or a decline in BP over time being associated with increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ajh/hpw114

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@article{Georgianos2017BloodPA, title={Blood Pressure and Mortality in Long-Term Hemodialysis-Time to Move Forward.}, author={Panagiotis I. Georgianos and Rajiv Agarwal}, journal={American journal of hypertension}, year={2017}, volume={30 3}, pages={211-222} }