Table 4.

Cardiovascular events (fatal and nonfatal) and causes of death in the study cohort

Outcomen
Nonfatal cardiovascular events
 stroke13
 arrhythmia20
 heart failure9
 myocardial infarction4
 angina pectoris24
 peripheral artery disease2
 transient ischemic attack9
 major venous thrombosis4
 retinal artery thrombosis1
   total86
Fatal cardiovascular events
 stroke15
 arrhythmia5
 heart failure8
 myocardial infarction11
 sudden death6
 pulmonary embolism2
 mesenteric infarction4
   total51
Other causes of death
 sepsis/infection13
 cachexia11
 neoplasia5
 hyperkalemia5
 gastrointestinal haemorrage2
 diabetes, hyperosmolar coma1
 treatment withdrawal1
 respiratory failure1
   total39