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February 21, 2017

Targeting uric acid

The conference’s keynote lecture, delivered by Professor Austin Stack (University Hospital, Limerick, Ireland), homed in on the idea that serum uric acid directly contributes to increased cardiovascular disease. This was shown in his team’s work published in 2013,1 which used retrospective data to identify a direct correlation between raised serum uric acid concentrations and increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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July 30, 2015

First ESC recommendations for arrhythmias and CKD published

The first European Society of Cardiology (ESC) recommendations for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and chronic kidney disease (CKD) were presented recently at the EHRA Europace Cardiostim 2015 meeting, and published in EP Europace.1

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August 24, 2012

Apixaban beats aspirin for stroke reduction in AF & CKD patients

Apixaban significantly reduces stroke relative to aspirin without a significant increase in major haemorrhage, in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stage III chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study1 published recently in the Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases.

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July 24, 2012

CKD creates similar coronary risk to previous heart attack

Patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) could be at as high a risk of coronary heart disease as patients who have previously had a myocardial infarction (MI), according to an article published online recently in The Lancet.1

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July 6, 2011

RENAL DISEASE INCREASES AF

A link between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and increased risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been found by a study published recently in Circulation.1

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