Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients

April 16, 2015 9:00 PM

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THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genes may play a role in cardiac arrest risk among kidney patients who are on dialysis, new research suggests.

In a study of pairs of kidney patients who were on dialysis, the risk of cardiac arrest was 70 percent higher in the pairs where the two patients were blood relatives.

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