Kidney function, electrocardiographic findings, and cardiovascular events among older adults.

@article{Kestenbaum2007KidneyFE,
  title={Kidney function, electrocardiographic findings, and cardiovascular events among older adults.},
  author={Bryan R Kestenbaum and K D Rudser and Michael G. Shlipak and Linda F. Fried and Anne B. Newman and Ronit Katz and Mark J Sarnak and Stephen L. Seliger and Catherine O Stehman-Breen and Ronald J. Prineas and David S Siscovick},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2007},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={501-8}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with cardiovascular (CV) disease and mortality. It is not known whether cardiac rhythm disturbances are more prevalent among individuals with CKD or whether resting electrocardiogram findings predict future CV events in the CKD setting. Data were obtained from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a community-based study of adults aged >/=65 yr. After exclusions for prevalent heart disease, atrial fibrillation, implantable pacemaker, or antiarrhythmic… CONTINUE READING
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