Chronic Kidney Disease
Calcification in the media of arteries may be a useful measure for screening.
Researchers found 88% higher odds of negative pregnancy outcomes for women with stage 1 CKD and no classic risk factors.
In a study, 6.6% of women had CKD that could not be attributed to diabetes, hypertension, or glomerulopathy.
A difference of 10 mm Hg or more in systolic blood pressure was associated with an 80% increased risk.
Researchers call for a new systematic review of acetaminophen's effectiveness and safety
Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
Low testosterone in men with CKD should not be treated routinely, but can be considered on an individual basis in some cases.
Many of the tests performed to screen for chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be necessary for diagnosis and management, according to a research letter.
People least adherent to a DASH-style diet had a 3-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with those who were most adherent.
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say
The risk increases by 18% with each 10 mL/min/1.73 m2 lower estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Investigators found the strongest associations for sepsis, followed by pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections.
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.
Simulation model projects that chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence will rise from 13.2% currently to nearly 17% by 2030.
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- 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)