Prognostic value of renal kidney disease on the mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction 1

Introduction The correlations between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and atherosclerotic disease include both early onset and severe evolution of the atherosclerotic lessions, as well as a higher risk for acute cardiovascular events (Levey et al 1998). The high prevalence and severity of atherosclerotic lessions in patients with CKD, is explained by the often… CONTINUE READING