Many but not all cohort studies examining the relationship between hyperuricemia and CKD outcomes suggest they may be intertwined.
With increased incidence of obesity—and higher caloric and salt intake—in the general population, resistant hypertension is more prevalent than ever.
Men diagnosed with prostate cancer may be less likely to die from their disease than from largely preventable conditions such as cardiovascular disease.
It uses data commonly available in electronic health records.
Even blood pressure not considered hypertensive may reflect latent risk for adverse outcomes.
Systemic review suggests allopurinol can significantly improve estimated glomerular filtration rates.
GI, kidney, and cardiovascular adverse events may increase with analgesic dose
Link between CABG and reduced mortality greater for those with diabetes, tobacco use, heart failure
Consuming too much phosphorus increases the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy in women, study finds
Favorable changes seen in standard and novel lipoprotein and inflammatory risk factors.
Initiating use prior to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery may modestly reduce risks.
But analysis finds there is insufficient data to identify stroke association with specific dietary fiber sources
The absolute risk is small, but data may make a case for the use of low-potency statins when possible.
All-cause and cardiovascular risks two to three times more, especially for women with type 2 diabetes
It is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events and death, hypertension, and diabetes.
Clinicians should adopt systematic screening for LVH when assessing renal risk in hypertensive patients.
Combination treatment associated with excess of bleeding, increase in serious side effects.
The condition was found in nearly 32% of hemodialysis patients, compared with only 8% and 5% of peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant patients.