Risk Factors of Ischemic Stroke and Subsequent Outcome in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis.

@article{Findlay2015RiskFO,
  title={Risk Factors of Ischemic Stroke and Subsequent Outcome in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis.},
  author={Mark Duncan Findlay and Peter Campbell Thomson and Rachael Fulton and Marit Dahl Solbu and Alan Jardine and Rajan Kantilal Patel and Kathryn K. Stevens and Colin C. Geddes and J. Dudley Dawson and Patrick B Mark},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={
          2477-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE End-stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring hemodialysis carries up to a 10-fold greater risk of stroke than normal renal function. Knowledge on risk factors and management strategies derived from the general population may not be applicable to those with ESRD. We studied a large ESRD population to identify risk factors and outcomes for stroke. METHODS All adult patients receiving hemodialysis for ESRD from January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2012, were extracted from the… CONTINUE READING

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