Chronic Kidney Disease
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.
Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate and patiromer hold promise as hyperkalemia treatments.
Physicians provided details of the first successful delivery of renal replacement therapy (RRT) to a patient with Ebola.
Adhering to 4 healthy behaviors was associated with a 68% decreased risk of all-cause mortality, data suggest.
A renal rehabilitation exercise program improved distances on 6-minute walk tests, muscle strength on sit-to-stand tests.
Calciphylaxis was 75% less likely to develop in patients who received the drug rather than placebo.
Each 0.5 mg/dL increment in serum phosphorus associated with 58% increased odds of coronary heart failure (CHF).
Renal events are significantly less likely if erythropoiesis-stimulating agents are started at hemoglobin levels below 11 g/dL.
Tight blood pressure control slows the rate of increase in total kidney volume and reduces left ventricular index.
Periodontal disease is associated with a significant 4.2-fold greater incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Plant-based diet had the lowest urinary phosphorus excretion, whereas an inorganic-based diet had the highest.
In a study of 3.3 million veterans, administration of niacin B vitamin was associated with less rapid decline in eGFR.
No association between phosphorus levels and all-cause mortality in women.
No link between overweight and the birth of babies with congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract.
Hemoglobin level below 8 mg/dL associated with 82% increased odds of prolonged bleeding time with anemia.
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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)