CNE:Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients on Dialysis

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Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in patients undergoing dialysis. This article summarizes identified CVD risk factors, elaborates on how risk factors impact patients, and discusses the implications to the nephrology community based on the current evidence-based practice.

Goal

Understand the cardiovascular risk factors for patients with ESRD who are on dialysis and ways to potentially mitigate these risks.

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