Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.
Many patients still insist that I need to check and manage their cholesterol.
An SBP target of about 120-140 rather than below 140 mm Hg may be more beneficial.
Patients are more likely to receive a kidney transplant and less likely to die than patients with end-stage renal disease from other causes.
Second review shows value in CKD with suspected ACS, limited by variable sensitivity/specificity.
Increased long-term mortality risk for patients with, but not those without, chronic kidney disease.
CRP is an independent risk factor the development of CKD.
Severe CKD raised the risk of in-hospital death after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
Mean estimated glomerular filtration rate decreases by 0.57 mL/min/1.73 m2 annually with each 1-year increase in age at donation.
Major perioperative complications and death are more likely in patients with chronic kidney disease stages 3-5.
Heavy and binge drinking found to significantly decrease the likelihood of renal dysfunction.
It is associated with better long-term survival and reduced risk of revascularization and myocardial infarction compared with PCI.
Low hemoglobin levels increase the risk of death, sepsis, and cerebrovascular accidents following cardiac surgery.
A history of nephrolithiasis was associated with a nearly 2-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease in women.
In a study, hypertension, obesity, and higher triglycerides predicted development of chronic kidney disease 30 years later.
Serum bicarbonate could potentially be used to identify patients at elevated risk for chronic kidney disease.
Hepatitis C virus infection increases CKD patients' likelihood of progressing to end-stage renal disease by 32%.