Blood pressure, left ventricular hypertrophy and long-term prognosis in hemodialysis patients.

Abstract

Cardiovascular events are the main cause of death in patients with chronic renal failure who are treated with hemodialysis. Hypertension is frequent among dialysis patients and may be a major cause of mortality, although epidemiological studies are controversial in this regard. This disparity in results may be the consequence of an inadequate definition of… (More)

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