CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Geriatric patients with CKD are at high risk for morbidity and mortality from the potential side effects of treatments.
Elevated levels of Hcy are associated with increased levels of cardiovascular inflammation.
Each 0.5 mg/dL increment in phosphorus was associated with a 7% increased risk of anemia.
Ordering process cut the number of epoetin alfa doses by 71% and medication costs by 69%.
In a head-to-head comparison, researchers observed a higher rate of adverse events with iron dextran than iron sucrose or ferric gluconate.
Patients in the second lowest quintile of testosterone level had a 53% increased death risk compared with those in the highest quintile.
Patients with higher levels of anti-CMV antibodies have lower number of red blood cells.
Risk is not eliminated if patients have risk factors for chronic kidney disease, such as hypertension and diabetes.
NAFLD strongly tied to risk of incident chronic kidney disease, independent of traditional risk factors.
In congressional testimony, Sharon M. Moe, MD, proposes a federal prize competition.
Regular walking exercise is safe with regard to immune and inflammatory responses.
Study reveals an association between mortality and high intake of items common found in the Southern diet, such as fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages.
In a small study, researchers performed the procedure using N-butyl cyanoacrylate.
The drug maintained kidney function in mice with diabetic nephropathy.
Researchers observed the association in middle-age individuals in the general population.
Study reveals a greater than twofold increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
No difference in 28-day, 90-day mortality with addition of albumin to crystalloid solution.