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Renal disease and the heart.

Authors
  • Woolfson, R G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hospital medicine (London, England : 1998)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1999
Volume
60
Issue
2
Pages
85–89
Identifiers
PMID: 10320836
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease is responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in renal failure with increased prevalence of hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, ischaemic heart disease and valve disease. Optimum blood pressure control is fundamental to the management of these patients but the role of secondary prevention remains poorly defined.

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