Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.
High dietary fiber also associated with decreased systemic inflammation and mortality risk.
Individuals older than 65 years are more likely to suffer a fracture than those aged 40-65 years, regardless of eGFR.
Several major health organizations have convened to discuss the latest outcomes in diabetes and its impact on chronic kidney disease.
Study of AV fistula using cardiovascular MRI reveals increased cardiac output, dilation of heart chambers, and deterioration in endothelial function.
This approach resulted in improved hypertension control in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, new study found.
The vast majority of kidney failure patients reported that they were doing fine on dialysis and did not see a need for a kidney transplant.
Other factors explain higher risk of bleeds after use of IV tissue-type plasminogen activator.
Tenofovir drug can lead to moderate kidney damage in some patients.
Other predictors include neurovascular disease, obesity, and surgical approach.
In addition to reducing serum phosphorus levels to within the recommended range, ferric citrate increases iron stores.
One hospitalization for associated with a 4.9-fold increased risk of end-stage renal disease.
The association between serum bicarbonate levels and bone mineral density was stronger in women, especially those who were postmenopausal.
A study revealed an increased risk of chronic kidney disease in patients with a cumulative stone size less than 20 mm.
Better preservation of residual kidney function with twice-weekly than thrice-weekly hemodialysis in the first year.
Stenting may benefit patients with renal artery stenosis who have historically been excluded from modern clinical trials.