Myocardial Ischemia Assessment in Chronic Kidney Disease: Challenges and Pitfalls

Susie F.C. Parnham, Jonathan M. Gleadle, Carmine G. De Pasquale, Joseph B. Selvanayagam

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Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the chronic kidney disease (CKD) population and often presents with atypical symptoms. Current diagnostic investigations of myocardial ischemia in CKD lack sensitivity and specificity or may have adverse effects. We present a case vignette and explore the challenges of diagnostic myocardial stress investigation in patients with CKD.

Original languageEnglish
Article number13
JournalFrontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2014


  • chronic kidney disease
  • coronary disease
  • echocardiography
  • myocardial ischemia
  • myocardial perfusion imaging


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