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Risk profiles for acute health events after incident atrial fibrillation in patients with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis.

Authors
  • Airy, Medha1
  • Chang, Tara I2
  • Ding, Victoria Y3
  • Goldstein, Benjamin A4
  • Bansal, Nisha5
  • Niu, Jingbo1
  • Navaneethan, Sankar D1
  • Turakhia, Mintu P6, 7
  • Winkelmayer, Wolfgang C1
  • 1 Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
  • 2 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • 3 Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • 4 Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.
  • 5 Kidney Research Institute, Division of Nephrology, University of Nephrology, Seattle, WA, USA.
  • 6 Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • 7 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Nov 13, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfx301
PMID: 29145634
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

AF was strongly associated with increased risks of ischemic stroke, MI and death, with risks highest soon after AF diagnosis but extending beyond 90 days.

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