63yr Male CKD patient on HD though a permanent catheter for
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Sambit Jena
63yr Male CKD patient on HD though a permanent catheter for 7 month ... Presently he has bp 160-170 systolic and 120-130 diastolic ....

What may b the complications of increased diastolic bp and what is it's significance ??
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Cardiovascular disease SPRINT [ Published in 2015, SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) compared a systolic BP target of < 140 mmHg with a more intensive systolic goal of < 120 mmHg in 9361 non-diabetic patients at elevated CVD risk (defined as the presence of CVD, CKD, age > 75 years, or 10-year CVD risk ≥ 15\%)] suggests that intensive BP control reduces CVD morbidity and mortality in those with CKD. Of note, extended follow-up data now available from both the MDRD and AASK studies also suggest a long-term survival benefit from intensive BP lowering despite no change in the rate of CKD progression... Read more
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