Latest End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) News
Mean 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels did not differ significantly among groups receiving phosphate binders or dietary therapy.
The scheme can help inform follow-up and clinical decision-making.
Prospective study reveals that patients on hemodialysis whose blood selenium concentrations are in the lowest decile have a 3.4-fold higher odds of death.
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) due to autosomal polycystic kidney disease are more likely to receive a kidney transplant than those with ESRD from other causes, new study finds.
In a study, the 30-day readmission rate for hemodialysis patients hospitalized for cardiovascular events was 34.2%.
Pulmonary hypertension in patients with any degree of renal insufficiency is associated with elevated risks of cardiovascular events and death.
End-stage renal disease is more likely to develop in individuals with serum albumin levels of 4.1 g/dL or below than in those with levels of 4.4 g/dL or higher.
In a study, CKD patients with high trajectories of serum uric acid had nearly triple the risk for ESRD and 4.5 times the risk for death.
End-stage renal disease was 3.4 times more likely to develop among patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy compared with those who had minimal change disease, study finds.
In an Israeli study, individuals who had any type of kidney disease as children had a 4-fold increased risk of end-stage renal disease in adulthood.
New study finds an increase in medical events and institutionalization in the months leading up to dialysis withdrawal.
Increased risks for ESRD, preeclampsia, although absolute risk of these outcomes remains low.
Relative risk of end-stage renal disease was 0.13 in those diagnosed in 1995-2011 versus 1965-1979.
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.
Study finds that 44% of hospital readmissions among hemodialysis patients are related to pulmonary edema, with initial pulmonary edema-related hospitalization the strongest predictor for readmission due to the condition.
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)