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.
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.
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.