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Echocardiography in End-Stage Renal Disease

  • Azin Alizadehasl
  • Anita Sadeghpour
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Abstract

The population of End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is increasing with higher mortality due to cardiovascular disease which is the leading cause of death in these cases. Valvular heart disease, pericardial effusion, systolic and diastolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension are common cardiac abnormality in these patients.

Keywords

Echocardiography End-stage renal disease Pericardial effusion Pulmonary hypertension Mitral annulus calcification Dialysis-related pericarditis 

Abbreviations

AV

Aortic valve

CATs

Calcified amorphous tumors

ESRD

End-stage renal disease

HTN

Hypertension

LVH

Left ventricular hypertrophy

MAC

Mitral annulus calcification

PH

Pulmonary hypertension

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azin Alizadehasl
    • 1
  • Anita Sadeghpour
    • 2
  1. 1.Echocardiography and Cardiogenetic Research CentersCardio-Oncology Department, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research CenterTehranIran
  2. 2.Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research CenterIran University of Medical ScienceTehranIran

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