Keywords:arrhythmia, transplantation, hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, dialysis, chronic renal failure, QT interval.
Introduction. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common, affecting one in seven of Western populations. There is a well-documented graded inverse relationship between cardiovascular risk and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) that is independent of age, sex and other risk factors
Goal. To review the literature of patients with uremic cardiopathy.
Materials and methods. Review of modern and foreign literary sources; methods – description, analysis, abstracting.
Results and their discussion. The work is described in detail сhronic kidney disease, uremic сardiomyopathy, causes, pathogenesis, complications.
Conclusions. Uremic cardiopathy depends largely on non-specific and potentially reversible factors such as anemia, hypertension and over hydration. It is the association and long-term persistence of these factors that are relatively specific to uremia.
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