Pharmacotherapy in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients Presenting With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Published: February 23, 2015

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  • CKD is a serious condition that should be considered an equivalent to CHD.
  • CKD is a powerful independent predictor of cardiovascular morbidity, cardiovascular mortality, and all-cause mortality.
  • There is a difference in clinical presentation and electrocardiographic findings in CKD that has implications for correct diagnosis and subsequent treatment.