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2022 Mar 17

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol

Patient-Reported Symptoms and Subsequent Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Chronic Kidney Disease.


Lidgard B, Zelnick LR, O'Brien KD, Bansal N
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Mar 17.
PMID: 35301197.


Although patient-reported symptoms often precede acute presentations of cardiovascular disease, patients with nondialysis-requiring CKD are less likely to have typical symptoms of atherosclerotic disease when presenting with acute myocardial infarction. However, the associations between typical atherosclerotic symptoms and subsequent risk of myocardial infarction are unknown in ambulatory patients with CKD.