Secular trends in cardiovascular mortality rates of patients receiving dialysis compared with the general population

Matthew Roberts, Kevan Polkinghorne, Stephen McDonald, Francesco Ierino

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Abstract

Cardiovascular mortality rates in the general population have decreased over time. We hypothesized that cardiovascular mortality rates in dialysis patients, which are higher than in the general population, have not decreased as much as those in the general population.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64 - 72
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume58
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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