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Risk profile in chronic kidney disease stage 3: older versus younger patients.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases with age, but its significance in older patients is uncertain and is regarded by some as part of 'normal aging'. Moreover, subjects ≥75 years are often ...
Effects of arteriovenous fistula formation on arterial stiffness and cardiovascular performance and function.
email@example.com BACKGROUND: Native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the vascular access of choice and its use cf. catheters is associated with sustained reduction in mortality. This may be due to factors beyond ...