Serum Bicarbonate and Structural and Functional Cardiac Abnormalities in Chronic Kidney Disease - A Report from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) is a frequent occurrence in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients and predicts poor survival. Serum bicarbonate is associated with increased rates of HF in CKD; however, the mechanisms leading to this association are incompletely understood. This study aims to assess whether serum bicarbonate is independently associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000446860

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@article{Dobre2016SerumBA, title={Serum Bicarbonate and Structural and Functional Cardiac Abnormalities in Chronic Kidney Disease - A Report from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study.}, author={Mirela A. Dobre and Jason Roy and Kaixiang Tao and Amanda Hyre Anderson and Nisha Bansal and Jing Chen and Rajat Deo and Paul E. Drawz and Harold I. Feldman and Lonnie Hamm and Thomas Hostetter and John Walter Kusek and Claudia M. Lora and Akinlolu O. Ojo and Kumar Shrama and M. Nordin A. Rahman}, journal={American journal of nephrology}, year={2016}, volume={43 6}, pages={411-20} }