RISK FACTORS OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND CEREBROVASCULAR EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH UREMIA COMPLICATED WITH HYPERTENSION DURING MAINTENANCE HEMODIALYSIS TREATMENT

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Dr. Usman Akbar
Dr. Suleman Khan
Dr. Bibi Marrium
Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Khan
Dr. Muhammad Waqas Nabi
Dr. Faisal Rahim
Dr. Faizan Banaras

Keywords

Uremia, Hypertension, Cardiovascular events, Cerebrovascular events, Maintenance hemodialysis, Risk factors, Retrospective analysis, Multivariate regression, Blood pressure control

Abstract

Background: Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events pose significant threats to patients with uremia complicated by hypertension undergoing maintenance hemodialysis treatment. Understanding the risk factors associated with these events is crucial for effective management and prevention.


Aim: The primary objective of this study was to investigate the risk factors contributing to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in patients with uremia complicated by hypertension undergoing maintenance hemodialysis treatment.


Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on a cohort of patients with uremia and hypertension who underwent maintenance hemodialysis treatment between January 2023 to August 2023 in the Nephrology Division at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar. Relevant clinical data, including demographic information, comorbidities, dialysis parameters, and medication history, were collected and analyzed. Statistical methods, including multivariate regression analysis, were employed to identify significant risk factors.


Results: The study identified several key risk factors associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in this patient population. These factors included but were not limited to age, duration of uremia, blood pressure control, lipid profile, and specific comorbidities. Notably, [mention any particularly significant findings or trends discovered during the analysis].


Conclusion: The findings underscore the importance of a comprehensive approach to managing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk in patients with uremia complicated by hypertension during maintenance hemodialysis treatment. Strategies targeting identified risk factors, such as optimized blood pressure control and tailored medication regimens, may play a crucial role in reducing the incidence of these events.

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