Aortic stenosis linked to chronic kidney disease

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Reuters Health

Patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease may be at increased risk of developing aortic stenosis, according to results from the Swedish SCREAM project.

Previous studies have shown that patients undergoing dialysis have an increased prevalence of aortic stenosis, but evidence linking chronic kidney disease with the risk of aortic stenosis has been inconsistent.