Fatigue is a predictor for cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing hemodialysis.

  title={Fatigue is a predictor for cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing hemodialysis.},
  author={Hidenori Koyama and Sanae Fukuda and Tetsuo Shoji and Masaaki Inaba and Yoshihiro Tsujimoto and Tsutomu Tabata and Senji Okuno and Tomoyuki Yamakawa and Shigeki Okada and Mikio Okamura and Hirohiko Kuratsune and Hisako Fujii and Yoshinobu Hirayama and Yasuyoshi Watanabe and Yoshiki Nishizawa},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={5 4},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Despite potential significance of fatigue and its underlying components in the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases, epidemiologic data showing the link are virtually limited. This study was designed to examine whether fatigue symptoms or fatigue's underlying components are a predictor for cardiovascular diseases in high-risk subjects with ESRD. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS 788 volunteer patients under hemodialysis therapy (506 male, 282 female… CONTINUE READING


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