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Translational Session

Diagnosis and Treatment of CVD and Heart Failure in ESKD

November 05, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

CVD is the leading cause of mortality for patients with ESKD. This session discusses the pathophysiology, identification, and treatment of CVD in patients with ESKD, the pathophysiology and management of heart failure, and the establishment of dry weight in patients with ESKD.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the pathophysiology of CVD and heart failure in patients with ESKD
  • Discuss novel imaging and computational techniques to evaluate cardiac dysfunction and ischemia in patients with ESKD
  • Identify novel strategies to treat and mitigate CVD in patients with ESKD
  • Discuss the approaches to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of complications of heart failure and volume overload in patients with ESKD

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis
  • Hypertension and CVD


  • Jenny I. Shen, MD, MS, FASN
  • James B. Wetmore, MD, MS