Journal Watch - Sudden Cardiac Death
PD vs. In-center HD for Sudden Cardiac Death
A Korean registry study of 132,083 PD and in-center HD patients followed between 1985 and 2017 analyzed 34,532 deaths. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) was responsible for 19.6% of deaths on PD and 22.2% of deaths on in-center HD. Even after adjusting for age and comorbidities, the risk of SCD was higher with HD.
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Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in PD vs. HD
A Korean registry analysis of 132,083 dialysis patients between 1985 and 2017 found that SCD caused 19.6% of the 34,632 deaths. Even after adjusting for age and significant comorbidities, HD was independently associated with SCD, as was diabetes.
Read the abstract » | (added 10/14/2019)