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Table 2 Causes of death

From: Impact of serum potassium on therapeutic prognosis of maintenance hemodialysis patients on angiotensin receptor antagonists

   ARB
  Total (+) (−)
Cardiovascular death 43 27 16
 CHF 9 6 3
 Acute coronary syndrome 2 1 1
 Cardiac sudden death 14 7 7
 Cerebral infarction 8 5 3
 Cerebral hemorrhage 4 2 2
 Aortic or peripheral artery disease 6 6 0
Death of other cause 26 15 11
 Infection 13 7 6
 Hepatic failure 2 1 1
 Malignancy 3 3 0
 Others 8 4 4
 Total 69 42 27
  1. CHF congestive heart failure