Why do young people with chronic kidney disease die early?

  title={Why do young people with chronic kidney disease die early?},
  author={Shankar Kumar and Richard G. Bogle and Debasish Banerjee},
  journal={World journal of nephrology},
  volume={3 4},
Cardiovascular disease poses the greatest risk of premature death seen among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Up to 50% of mortality risk in the dialysis population is attributable to cardiovascular disease and the largest relative excess mortality is observed in younger patients. In early CKD, occlusive thrombotic coronary disease is common, but those who survive to reach end-stage renal failure requiring dialysis are more prone to sudden death attributable mostly to sudden… CONTINUE READING
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