Chronic Kidney Disease
Early and late initiation of renal replacement therapy for AKI in critically ill patients are associated with similar long-term risks of death, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease.
Each 100 mL/m increment in baseline height-adjusted total kidney volume is associated with 38% and 42% greater odds of developing stage 3 and 4 chronic kidney disease, respectively.
Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists found to lower hospital readmission risk in patients with heart failure and concomitant diabetes or renal insufficiency.
Pretreating enteral nutrition formula with sodium polystyrene sulfonate lowers potassium levels in hyperkalemic children with chronic kidney disease, small study finds.
CKD occurrence was seen in 3.4% of HIV patients receiving the combination of medications.
Antiretroviral therapies have prolonged the survival of HIV patients, but the drugs can have adverse effects on the kidneys.
In patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, lupus anticoagulant and combined thrombophilia occur more frequently in those with versus without calciphylaxis, case-control study shows.
Urinary ceruloplamin has potential to be a chronic kidney disease biomarker for patients with sickle cell anemia.
A fourth of adults with CKD of unknown cause, familial nephropathy, or hypertension have diagnosed mutations that can be identified using WES.
Diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease starting treatment with metformin have a 36% decreased risk of death compared with those starting on a sulfonylurea, study finds.
In a study, taking a medication not on a nephrologists' list, not taking a specified medication, taking different doses, or following a different frequency topped the list.
In the subcohorts of patients with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, continuing lithium was associated with decreased end-stage CKD, whereas continuing anticonvulsants was not.
The model was based on 6 variables readily obtained at hospital discharge.
Fibrillary glomerulonephritis glomeruli exhibit overexpression of DNAJB9 protein.
No improvement for patients with MDD and chronic kidney disease without dialysis dependence.
Risk for both chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease higher with proton pump inhibitor use.
A low-protein diet, for example, may slow disease progression.
Patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease treated with tolvaptan experienced a 35% decrease in the annual rate of decline in eGFR.
Post hoc analysis of SPRINT finds no significant difference in the incidence of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events among patients with moderate-to-advanced chronic kidney disease.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement increases the risk of requiring renal replacement therapy and the risk of death among patients with stage 4 or 5 CKD.
Direct oral anticoagulants not linked to increased risk of major bleeding, death in venous thromboembolism
Researchers report a high rate of sustained virologic response after 12 weeks of treatment with a ribavirin-free co-formulation of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir.
Uromodulin may be a novel predictive serum biomarker.
In a study, partial nephrectomy was associated with a 66% lower risk for stage 4 or higher CKD versus radical nephrectomy.
Study finds link between particulate matter and renal function.
Among hemodialysis patients always or nearly always bothered by itchy skin, 17% did not report their symptoms to a health care provider and 18% used no treatment for the condition.
Short and poor quality sleep are unrecognized risk factors for CKD progression.
Tinnitus is 3-fold more likely to develop in patients with versus without chronic kidney disease, new study shows.
Targeting and treating systolic blood pressure to a lower range was associated with a 14% decreased risk of death, meta-analysis shows.
Targeting a systolic blood pressure below 120 mm Hg versus 135 to 139 mm Hg increased the absolute risk of incident CKD by 2.6% over 3 years, but decreased the risk of cardiovascular events or death.
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- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)