Latest End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) News
Meta-analysis reveals a 39% decreased risk of any infection among patients on long-term dialysis who have high or normal vitamin D levels.
A single 30-gram oral dose of sodium polystyrene sulfonate resulted in a significant decrease in serum potassium within 24 hours.
FGF-23 may have an effect on adipose tissue that contributes to an obesity paradox observed in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Type 2 diabetes is among the leading causes of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but the estimated cumulative risk of ESRD at 20 years after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is less than 1%.
Innovative models needed for addressing health care for undocumented immigrants
PCC linked to reduction in hospital costs for hospitalized adults with serious illness.
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.
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