Echocardiographic strain and mortality in Black Americans with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis.

@article{Pressman2015EchocardiographicSA,
  title={Echocardiographic strain and mortality in Black Americans with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis.},
  author={Gregg S. Pressman and Harish Raj Seetha Rammohan and Abel Romero-Corral and Peter Fumo and Vincent M Figueredo and John Gorcsan},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={116 10},
  pages={1601-4}
}
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) presents a significant health burden and is associated with high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. This is particularly true in African Americans who generally have higher rates of cardiovascular mortality. Outcomes in ESRD are related to extent of cardiovascular disease, but markers for outcome are not clearly… CONTINUE READING