Table 2.

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

No. of Cases
Cardiovascular events (fatal and nonfatal)
 stroke19
 myocardial infarction16
 arrhythmia15
 heart failure12
 angina pectoris10
 transient ischemic attack8
 sudden death4
 mesenteric infarction4
 pulmonary embolism2
 major venous thrombosis4
 retinal artery thrombosis1
 total95
Causes of death
 cardiovascular
  stroke15
  myocardial infarction13
  heart failure8
  arrhythmia4
  sudden death4
  mesenteric infarction4
  pulmonary embolism2
 other causes
  sepsis/infection7
  cachexia7
  neoplasia5
  hyperkalemia4
  gastrointestinal hemorrhage2
  diabetes mellitus, hyperosmolar coma1
  treatment withdrawal1
  respiratory failure1
 total78