The risks of exercise.

  title={The risks of exercise.},
  author={John Brian Copley and Jill S Lindberg},
  journal={Advances in renal replacement therapy},
  volume={6 2},
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) can benefit from exercise. At a minimum, progressive deconditioning will be prevented and cardiovascular and musculoskeletal status quo maintained, but it is also possible that physical functioning will be improved and mortality reduced. The risks of exercise must be assessed along with potential benefits. The most serious inherent risk of exercise in this population is a cardiac event, but the most common injuries sustained are to the… CONTINUE READING