ISCHEMIA in chronic kidney disease: improving the representation of patients with chronic kidney disease in cardiovascular trials

Kidney Int. 2016 Jun;89(6):1178-9. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2016.03.012.


Despite the high cardiovascular risk associated with chronic kidney disease, a recent systematic review confirmed that patients with kidney disease remain underrepresented in cardiovascular trials. Two ongoing trials are assessing the risk:benefit of aggressive evaluation and intervention for ischemic heart disease in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic*
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors