End-stage Renal Disease
New findings may support the notion that provider-level financial incentives influence decisions to start dialysis at higher levels of kidney function.
Baseline eGFR, higher phosphorus, proteinuria, and male gender, also are associated with an elevated risk of end-stage renal disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Study implicates an inability of a CKD patient's kidneys to excrete the daily acid load.
Radical and partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma are associated with a similar risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), according to research.
In a study, renal survival increased by 8.2% with each 10 nmol/L increment in baseline levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
Patients who use the supplements should have their kidney function and electrolytes monitored, researchers say.
Strategies to overcome motivational barriers may improve mineral bone health.
New findings show that even patients in their 80s can benefit.
These findings underscore the need to better understand whether earlier phosphorus management influences morbidity and mortality in advanced CKD, according to researchers.
But more detailed genetic studies needed in the dialysis population.
New report shows that Montenegro had the lowest rate of renal replacement therapy.
Individuals who perceived the benefits of a low-phosphorus diet and demonstrated self-efficacy were more likely to make strides against hyperphosphatemia.
Emergency department visit and hospitalization rates increased in wake of storm.
Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.
New study also provides evidence that an early proteinuria decrease is a strong predictor of good long-term outcome.
Starting on peritoneal dialysis was associated with a 25% lower dementia risk versus starting on hemodialysis, a study showed.
New findings challenge recommendations of current guidelines.
Lixelle Beta 2-microglobulin Apheresis Column authorized for use in DRA
Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say
Nephron-sparing approach is associated with a 56% decreased risk of postoperative end-stage renal disease versus radical surgery.
Higher magnesium levels in hemodialysis patients with high phosphorus levels were associated with decreased cardiovascular mortality.
Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying
Decreased risk of ESRD was observed in individuals without the metabolic syndrome.
The risk of end-stage renal disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus may even be declining, but outcomes differ by race.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
This intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease reduced by 28% their risk of death after progressing to end-stage renal disease.
In the fight against kidney disease, greater gains may be realized by focusing on personal economy.
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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)