End-stage Renal Disease
Meta-analysis reveals a 39% decreased risk of any infection among patients on long-term dialysis who have high or normal vitamin D levels.
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.
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.
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a 6-fold and 4.4-fold increased risk of kidney cancer and urothelial cancers, respectively, than individuals without ESRD.
The tool demonstrated strong discrimination for ESRD risk in children over the short term.
The 5-year relative risk for mortality was 14-fold higher for undocumented immigrants receiving emergency-only versus standard hemodialysis.
Decrease in excess risk of all-cause mortality from 1995 to 2013 for those with end-stage renal disease.
In patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, lupus anticoagulant and combined thrombophilia occur more frequently in those with versus without calciphylaxis, case-control study shows.
Effect of either dialysis modality on survival does not vary over time, study finds.
Findings among a large study of Norwegian children followed for 40-plus years.
In a study, end-stage renal disease was 31% more likely to develop in CKD patients with versus without anemia.
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, Fresenius Kidney Care is flying dialysis nurses to relieve staff and help patients at the company's 27 operational dialysis centers.
Hemodialysis patients had higher rates of infective endocarditis than peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant patients.
Among hemodialysis patients always or nearly always bothered by itchy skin, 17% did not report their symptoms to a health care provider and 18% used no treatment for the condition.
Tinnitus is 3-fold more likely to develop in patients with versus without chronic kidney disease, new study shows.
Pilot study suggests intranasal theophylline may be worth further investigation as a treatment.
From 2003 to 2011 there was a 26.7% decrease in in-hospital mortality rate after hip fracture.
Gd-IgA1 level may represent a useful biomarker for risk stratification.
HIV-positive individuals with well-controlled disease and no comorbidities have a low risk of ESRD following living kidney donation.
The researchers found that black race and male sex correlated with increased risk of ESRD in donors.
Study demonstrates decreased risk of end-stage renal disease and all-cause mortality.
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.
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.
In a study, 25.8% and 37.8% of calcium acetate and calcium carbonate users, respectively, exceeded the maximum recommended daily intake.
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.
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