Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Features
Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.
Study reveals increased risk of preterm delivery and delivery of low-birth-weight infants.
Long-term treatment also found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying
Study reveals elevated risks of cardiovascular and renal events
Levels below 10 g/dL found to increase risk of a composite endpoint of all-cause mortality, cerebrovascular events, and myocardial infarction.
Review shows lactate concentrations not substantially up in type 2 diabetes patients with mild, moderate CKD.
Waist-to-Height Ratio is potentially a stronger risk factor for chronic kidney disease than waist circumference in overweight diabetics.
Study reveals greater likelihood of decreased walking speed and more rapid declines in lower-extremity strength.
Among psoriasis patients, high severity, psoriatic arthritis involvement and concomitant NSAID use increased risk of chronic kidney disease.
A substantial minority of surviving patients also developed long-term dependence on dialysis.
In this Australian study, nearly 15% of hip- or knee-replacement patients experienced acute kidney injury--far higher than previously thought.
This intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease reduced by 28% their risk of death after progressing to end-stage renal disease.
In the fight against kidney disease, greater gains may be realized by focusing on personal economy.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)