Anticoagulation In Dialysis Patients: Clear As Mud

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a paradox of both increased ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke risk. Atrial fibrillation is prevalent in up to 27% of the ESRD population and further amplifies the stroke risk. However, while the overall ischemic stroke rate is increased 2.5-fold in ESRD as compared to the general population, the rate of hemorrhagic … Read more