CKD is an independent prognostic factor for the development of heart failure. As renal function declines, cardiovascular risk and mortality increase. Nearly 50% of patients with heart failure have CKD, according to Banerjee and Wang.
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Cite this: Patrick Rossignol. Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure - Medscape - Feb 03, 2023.