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Prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in dialysis patients: can we do more to improve outcomes?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21191388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of cardiac-associated mortality in dialysis patients. Risk factors unique to hemodialysis patients include abnormal electrolytes, large-volume ultrafiltration, and prior history of cardiac disease. Few randomized controlled trials of standard cardiac interventions have been completed in dialysis patients. Observational studies suggest that modification of the dialysis prescription may be one place to intervene. Prospective research is needed to determine mechanisms of SCA in hemodialysis patients.
Authors:
Bessie A Young
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1523-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Seattle VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, Washington, USA. youngb@u.washington.edu
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ID/Acronym/Agency:
R01 DK079745/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS
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Comment On:
Kidney Int. 2011 Jan;79(2):218-27   [PMID:  20811332 ]

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