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'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors - Medscape



'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors 
Medscape
Prevalence of chronic renal failure increased annually by 13%, carotid stenosis by 6%, and coronary artery disease by 1%. During the whole 10 years of the study, diabetes prevalence increased from 30.7% in 2004 to 37.5% in 2014 in all patients, with ...

 


Rate of endovascular procedures for PAD increasing in kidney disease - Healio



Rate of endovascular procedures for PAD increasing in kidney disease 
Healio
New data indicate that the use of endovascular revascularization for peripheral artery disease increased nearly threefold, whereas surgical revascularization significantly decreased, in patients with end-stage renal disease who are on dialysis. Using ...

 


ESC: New Guidelines Recommend Multidisciplinary Approach for Peripheral Arterial Disease - The Cardiology Advisor (registration)



The Cardiology Advisor (registration)
 
ESC: New Guidelines Recommend Multidisciplinary Approach for Peripheral Arterial Disease 
The Cardiology Advisor (registration)
... in the European Heart Journal provide an updated resource with available evidence on diagnosis and management strategies for extracranial carotid and vertebral artery disease, mesenteric artery disease, multisite artery disease, and renal artery ...

 


Flu season expected to be more severe than usual - Times of Malta



Times of Malta
 
Flu season expected to be more severe than usual 
Times of Malta
These include people with metabolic diseases (e.g. diabetes); chronic lung conditions (e.g. chronic bronchitis); cardiovascular disease (e.g. coronary artery disease); liver disease; haematologic conditions; chronic kidney diseases (e.g. chronic renal ...

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Stroke Risk Factors on the Rise? - MedPage Today



Stroke Risk Factors on the Rise? 
MedPage Today
Prevalence of chronic renal failure rose each year by 13%, carotid stenosis by 6%, and coronary artery disease by 1%. In a statement, Otite said about 80% of all first strokes are caused by preventable risk factors such as hypertension: "Many efforts ...

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Study Links Subclinical CAC to Nephrolithiasis - Renal and Urology News



Renal and Urology News
 
Study Links Subclinical CAC to Nephrolithiasis 
Renal and Urology News
Nephrolithiasis is associated with coronary artery calcification (CAC) in adults without known coronary heart disease (CHD), researchers reported online ahead of print in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Seolhye Kim, MD, MSc, and colleagues at ...

 


Perioperative Complications Linked to Patient Frailty - Medscape



Medscape
 
Perioperative Complications Linked to Patient Frailty 
Medscape
The most common frailty traits in patients with intermediate or high mFI scores were hypertension, insulin- and noninsulin-dependent diabetes, and coronary artery disease. The primary study outcomes were any type of 30-day complication (pneumonia, ...

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Monty Hall's Shocking Health Battle ? What His Death Certificate Revealed - Extra (blog)



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Monty Hall's Shocking Health Battle ? What His Death Certificate Revealed 
Extra (blog)
In his death certificate, obtained by The Blast, it listed his cause of death as cardiac arrest and listed renal disease and Crohn's disease as contributing factors. It also revealed that he battled coronary artery disease for 75 years. The document ...
Monty Hall suffered from heart disease for 75 years Wonderwall

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Increased arterial stiffness linked to restrictive spirometry pattern and reduced forced vital capacity - Science Daily



Increased arterial stiffness linked to restrictive spirometry pattern and reduced forced vital capacity 
Science Daily
Increased arterial stiffness is a known predictor of cardiovascular diseases in different populations, including healthy subjects and patients with hypertension, diabetes, or renal disease. A new study examining arterial stiffness in a large population ...

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Despite good outcomes, women with Takayasu arthritis fear pregnancy complications - Healio



Despite good outcomes, women with Takayasu arthritis fear pregnancy complications 
Healio
?Pregnancy outcomes in our population-based cohort, which had few occurrences of renal artery stenosis and with the majority of the pregnancies planned and patients receiving close interdisciplinary follow-up when pregnancy was confirmed, was quite ...