Study: Lung congestion raises risk of death in dialysis patients

03/1/2013 | HealthDay News

Dialysis patients with severe lung congestion were more likely to die and have heart attacks or other cardiac problems than those with mild or no congestion, according to a study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Lung ultrasounds can detect early signs of fluid retention and could help identify at-risk patients sooner, researchers found.

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