Neurological complications in chronic kidney disease

  title={Neurological complications in chronic kidney disease},
  author={Ria Arnold and Tushar Issar and A. Venkata Krishnan and Bruce A. Pussell},
  booktitle={JRSM cardiovascular disease},
Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are frequently afflicted with neurological complications. These complications can potentially affect both the central and peripheral nervous systems. Common neurological complications in CKD include stroke, cognitive dysfunction, encephalopathy, peripheral and autonomic neuropathies. These conditions have significant impact not only on patient morbidity but also on mortality risk through a variety of mechanisms. Understanding the pathophysiological… CONTINUE READING