Increased rate of acute kidney injury observed with the use of gentamicin plus flucloxacillin after orthopedic surgery.
Allograft function at one year post-transplant is more likely to be low if the donors are small.
The increasing popularity of processed convenience foods could be a factor.
Study finds a 60% increased likelihood of being hospitalized within 30 days of kidney transplant-related discharge.
Researchers observe good blood-pressure lowering at six months.
Renal function improves over time in donors, declines with chronic kidney disease.
Reasons may include increasing prevalence of diabetes and obesity, economic disincentives, and transplant center oversight.
Systolic blood pressure of 160 mm Hg or higher raised death-censored graft loss risk twofold.
It uses data commonly available in electronic health records.
Peritoneal dialysis patients can undergo the procedure on an outpatient basis.
New findings could explain, at least in part, why live kidney donation has stagnated in the U.S.
Patients experience relief with the use of gabapentin and pregabalin.
Persistent need for dialysis at discharge increased the likelihood of readmission nearly threefold, study finds.
Plasma vitamin D levels increased to greater than 50 nmol/L in 80% of patients.
Recipients of kidneys from smokers are twice as likely to die as patients who get kidneys from nonsmokers.
Taiwan study finds a twofold increased risk of upper urinary tract stones in patients suffering from urinary incontinence.
Routine screening for bladder cancer may be warranted in this patient population.
Compared with radical nephrectomy, nephron-sparing surgery shift serum creatinine downward.
Shared decision-making about screening recommended for men aged 55-69 years.
Highest intake was associated with a 46% decreased progression risk compared with the lowest intake.
Study found a 27.3% incidence in Caucasians versus 15.5% and 15.1% in African Americans and Hispanics, respectively.
Median survival time from diagnosis improved by a median of 43 months from the pre-PSA to the post-PSA era.
SWL is an independent risk factor for hypertension in patients without CKD.
The incidence of emergency department visits rose 36% from 2007 to 2010 in California.
Study demonstrates improved disease-specific and overall survival.
In fact, men on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) had a lower PCa rate than men not on TRT.
Data support prophylactic use of a PDE-5 inhibitor in men receiving radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
This approach can reduce adverse events without impairing efficacy.
Collagenase injections decrease penile curvature and eases symptom bother, data show.
Many men even experience an improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms.