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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Cardiovascular Disease in CKD: The Heart of the Matter

November 05, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

CVD is very common in patients with CKD. This session reviews management strategies for coronary artery disease (CAD) and atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, and the prevention and treatment of stroke in patients with CKD.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss recent advances in the management of CAD in CKD
  • Summarize recent advances in the management of atrial fibrillation in CKD
  • Identify recent advances in the prevention of sudden cardiac death in CKD

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and CVD


  • Rupal Mehta, MD, MS, FASN
  • Claudio Ronco, MD


  • Management of Coronary Artery Disease in CKD: Lessons Learned from the Ischemia CKD Study
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sripal Bangalore, MD
  • Atrial Fibrillation in CKD: Epidemiology and Management Considerations
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Rajat Deo, MD
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death in CKD
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Monique Starks, MD
  • Prevention and Treatment of Stroke in CKD
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Dearbhla Kelly, MBChB, MS, PhD