Patients in the second lowest quintile of testosterone level had a 53% increased death risk compared with those in the highest quintile.
Patients with higher levels of anti-CMV antibodies have lower number of red blood cells.
Risk is not eliminated if patients have risk factors for chronic kidney disease, such as hypertension and diabetes.
CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
NAFLD strongly tied to risk of incident chronic kidney disease, independent of traditional risk factors.
In congressional testimony, Sharon M. Moe, MD, proposes a federal prize competition.
Regular walking exercise is safe with regard to immune and inflammatory responses.
Study reveals an association between mortality and high intake of items common found in the Southern diet, such as fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages.
In a small study, researchers performed the procedure using N-butyl cyanoacrylate.
The drug maintained kidney function in mice with diabetic nephropathy.
Researchers observed the association in middle-age individuals in the general population.
Study reveals a greater than twofold increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
No difference in 28-day, 90-day mortality with addition of albumin to crystalloid solution.
Cocaine abuse increases the risk of hypertensive and ischemic kidney damage, according to an autopsy study.
A study of patients with renal insufficiency found that vitamin D supplement use increased from 10% at baseline to 44% at 7 years.
Cystic kidney disease is associated with a greatest likelihood of progressing to end-stage renal disease, but the small risk of death.
Lower risk with no increase in bleeding regardless of CKD severity.
Ferumoxytol and iron sucrose have comparable safety in the treatment of anemia in patients with CKD.
Full lipid profiles are recommended for all patients with chronic kidney disease at first presentation.
The risk if nearly 10 times greater among hemodialysis patients than individuals without CKD.
Frequent events included high venous hemoglobin and hyperkalemia.
Higher quartiles of net endogenous acid production in elderly CKD patients were associated with an increased risk of a 25% decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate.
The Canadian Society of Nephrology recommends initiation when clinical indications emerge or when the eGFR 6 mL/min/1.73 m2 or below.
These include diastolic dysfunction, a history of MI, age older than 75 years, and elevated troponin T.
Geriatric patients with CKD are at high risk for morbidity and mortality from the potential side effects of treatments.
Elevated levels of Hcy are associated with increased levels of cardiovascular inflammation.
The presence of cardiovascular disease in RA patients increases their risk of impaired renal function.
In a study, ferumoxytol and iron sucrose treatment was associated with comparable increases in hemoglobin levels and adverse event rates.
Parietal cells cause scarring in the absence of podocytes.
Other predictors included a history of myocardial infarction, elevated troponin T, and age older than 75.