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It turns out that the relationship between blood pressure management and mortality is very different for ESRD patients than for the population as a whole. First, systolic blood pressure has a more significant correlation (than diastole) with mortality. And, the relationship is U-shaped (higher mortality at low systolic pressures for older patients and higher mortality for high systole for younger patients; 140/90 seems acceptable for all age cohorts). Continue reading