Biomarkers identified for kidney disease patients’ risk of heart failure.
Researchers led by the University of Washington have identified two blood markers strongly linked with the development of heart failure in individuals with mild to severe kidney disease. Elevations in these markers may indicate subclinical cardiovascular changes that subsequently contribute to the development of heart failure. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys do not work effectively. This is most often … Continue reading Biomarkers identified for kidney disease patients’ risk of heart failure.