Risk of arrhythmic and nonarrhythmic death in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease.

@article{Alsheikhali2011RiskOA,
  title={Risk of arrhythmic and nonarrhythmic death in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Alawi Alsheikh-ali and Thomas A. Trikalinos and Robin R Ruthazer and Norma C Terrin and John B. Wong and Mark J Sarnak and N. A. Mark Estes and David M. Kent},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={161 1},
  pages={204-209.e1}
}
BACKGROUND optimal utilization of therapies effective at preventing arrhythmic death but not nonarrhythmic death, for example, the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), is challenging in patients with concomitant heart failure (HF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), given the association of both conditions with competing risks of death. OBJECTIVES… CONTINUE READING