Journal Watch - Volume Loads
Risk of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Tied to Fluid Overload on PD
A single hospital had 226 enrolled PD patients between late 2018 and January 2021. Using bioimpedance analysis and cardiac color Doppler ultrasound, patients were divided into an LVF and a non-LVF group, and into a normal volume and overhydration group. Of participants, 125 (55.3%) had LVH. Overhydration and low hemoglobin levels were independent risk factors for LVH.
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