Latest End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) News
The risk is most elevated among individuals aged 44 years or younger.
Updated review and meta-analysis show beneficial effect for CABG for long-term mortality.
Finding suggests that olfactory deficits may contribute to nutritional impairment in patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease.
Nephron-sparing surgery decreased the risk of end-stage renal disease by 60% in select patients.
Findings from a small study suggest that periodontal disease may be a relevant contributing factor.
African Americans with and without a high-risk genotype experience similar kidney function decline.
In-trial reduction in risk of ESRD seen in ADVANCE trial persists after 9.9 years of follow-up.
Researchers suggest conservative care may be suitable option for some patients over 80.
A new large scale study found that depending on baseline systolic blood pressure (SBP) level, the use of antihypertensive medication led to different outcomes in patients with diabetes.
Pre-dialysis CKD patients who took statins did experience a modest reduction in proteinuria and kidney function decline.
Greater visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure is associated with a higher risk of ESRD or a 50% or greater decrease in eGFR.
Study finds a 3-folder greater risk of early death within a year of hemodialysis initiation.
In a phase 2 trial, roxadustat maintained hemoglobin levels over 19 weeks as well as epoetin alfa.
Four patients would need to adhere to diet to avoid primary end point in per-protocol analysis.
Factors include care practices of physicians, sources of momentum, patient-physician interactions.
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