First ESC recommendations for arrhythmias, chronic kidney disease published

24 junio 2015

Significant interactions occur between the heart and kidney, and even mild kidney disease is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Sudden cardiac death is the most common cause of death in dialysis patients including children, accounting for 50% of cardiac deaths and 25% of all deaths. Now experts have released recommendations for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and chronic kidney disease.