Electrocardiography and outcome in patients with diabetes mellitus on maintenance hemodialysis.

@article{Krane2009ElectrocardiographyAO,
  title={Electrocardiography and outcome in patients with diabetes mellitus on maintenance hemodialysis.},
  author={Vera Krane and Fritz Heinrich and M. Meesmann and M. Olschewski and J{\"u}rgen Lilienthal and Christiane E. Angermann and Stefan St{\"o}rk and Johann Bauersachs and Christoph Wanner and Stefan Frantz},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={394-400}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In hemodialysis, applicable guidelines recommend regular electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings. However, respective systematic evaluations are absent. Thus, the authors investigated whether routine ECG findings add prognostic information to standard risk assessment in hemodialysis. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS The relationship between nine common baseline ECG variables and a combined cardiovascular endpoint (CVE; cardiac death, myocardial infarction… CONTINUE READING