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MO159CHA2DS2-VASC SCORE AS A PREDICTOR OF CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENTS
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
Background and Aims Cardiovascular mortality is high in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Recognizing patients with higher cardiovascular risk might help in their treatment. CHA2DS2-VASc score was originally used to predict cerebral infarction in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, it is also useful in predicting outcome in different cardiovascular conditions, independent of the presence of AF. Therefore, the aim of our research was to assess the role of CHA2DS2-VASc score indoi:10.1093/ndt/gfab092.0037 fatcat:fjdtfpvxufe7fewtqpclg3solq