Latest End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) News
Study demonstrates decreased risk of end-stage renal disease and all-cause mortality.
Reduced glomerular filtration rate ranked similarly to high total cholesterol as a risk factor for disability-adjusted life years.
Action taken to mitigate risks associated with ESA use and changes in payment policy did not result in a relative increase in death or major cardiovascular events.
In-hospital mortality following RFA was higher in older, dialyzed ESRD patients than in non dialyzed patients.
The initiation of RRT has a strong impact on HRQL in comparison with a reference population and with other stages of CKD.
Study documents higher risks even when creatinine increases are less than 30%, the guideline-recommended threshold for stopping treatment.
Carriers have a 2-fold higher risk of end-stage renal disease compared with non-carriers, study finds.
Use of bioimpedance spectroscopy to assess volume depletion could be a factor, researchers say.
Few nephrologists currently prescribe nutritional regimens for their patients approaching the need for renal replacement therapy or who already require it.
Among the etiologies of readmission, cardiac causes including heart failure and coronary artery disease were most common.
In a study, 25.8% and 37.8% of calcium acetate and calcium carbonate users, respectively, exceeded the maximum recommended daily intake.
ESRD sufferers in the US illegally seek hospital emergency departments with distressing symptoms.
Serum levels of 7 modified metabolites were associated with renal function decline and time to ESRD.
Predictors of renal failure within 10 years include Oxford M1 disease and low eGFR at biopsy.
The Indian Health Service has made progress by applying population health and team-based approaches to diabetes and kidney care.
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