Cardiovascular complications in children with chronic kidney disease

Abstract

The lifespan of children with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains low compared with the general pediatric population. As in adults with CKD, cardiovascular disease accounts for the majority of deaths in children with CKD, as these patients have a high prevalence of traditional and uremia-related risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2011.116

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