Latest Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) News
Kidney disease patients with macroalbuminuria were 86% more likely to be anemic.
Study of sugarcane workers in Nicaragua may help to explain a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Central America.
Trial stopped early due to a higher risk of serious cardiovascular events and infections with IV iron versus oral iron.
Very low protein intake was not superior to traditional low protein diets, however.
CKD patients who did not participate in medical nutrition therapy were 3 times more likely to start dialysis than those who did.
Active surveillance equal to partial nephrectomy for renal function preservation.
Patiromer and sodium zirconium cyclosilicate maintained potassium homeostasis in patients hyperkalemic patients on RAAS drugs.
By 20 hours after the initial dose, the mean serum potassium level decreased significantly from 5.93 to 5.41 mEq/L.
Researchers discovered a U-shaped relationship between patients' serum potassium levels and mortality.
Higher rate of awareness of chronic kidney disease in patients with advanced stage but still low.
It was associated with a 15% reduced risk of early death among pre-dialysis, stage 5 chronic kidney patients treated with ESAs.
Rates of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke cut significantly by more aggressive treatment.
Researchers find link in the non-dialysis population.
Large study shows the association is more pronounced with increasing age.
Nonalbuminuric chronic kidney disease was linked to increases in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but not albuminuria or end-stage renal disease.
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