Serum Phosphate as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Events in People with Chronic Kidney Disease
Introduction- serum phosphate is a known risk factor for cardiovascular events and mortality in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), however data on the association of these outcomes with serum phosphate are scarce. We investigate this relationship in people with CKD admitted to Dept of Nephrology and organ transplantation, Sharda superspecialtly hospital, delhi ncr Material & Methods: Observational data suggest that an elevated serum phosphate increases the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) . Furthermore, hypophosphatemia is associated with reduced cardiovascular events in people with CKD.. A 55 patients with Chronic Kidney Disease admitted in Nephrology Unit were studied. All patients were subjected to all routine investigations including Complete Blood Count, Blood Sugar, RFT & electrolytes and other relevant tests.