ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE IN PATIENTS OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE ON MAINTENANCE HEMODIALYSIS
Dr. Aijaz Ahmed, Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Ahsan, Dr. Pooran Mal*, Dr. Hamid Nawaz Ali Memon, Dr. Samreen and Dr. Sajjad Ali
Chronic Kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease.
Objective: To determine the frequency of ischemic heart disease in patients of chronic kidney disease on maintenance hemodialysis Patients and Methods: A total of 160 patients with diagnosis of CKD in department of Nephrology, Liaquat National Hospital Karachi were recruited in this six months cross sectional study. Demographic information was recorded. Then patients were underwent ECG. Reports were assessed and ischemic heart disease was labeled while all the data was collected using the proforma. Results: The mean age of the patients was 55.97±7.27 years. There were 102(63.75%) male and 58(36.25%) female. Frequency of ischemic heart disease (IHD) in patients of chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis maintenance was observed in 70% (112/160) cases. Conclusion: A high prevalence of cardiovascular disease is observed in ESRD patients receiving dialysis therapy. Key Words: Chronic Kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease.
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