End-stage Renal Disease
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.
The risk is 2.6 times greater among postmenopausal women with waists larger than 88 cm
Every 1 mg/dL increase in serum phosphorus was independently associated with a 36% increased relative risk of kidney failure.
Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Strenuous aerobic activities found to decrease the risk of ESRD by 42% compared with no physical activity.
Study shows that 59% of men with end-stage renal disease were on hemodialysis versus 41% of women.
But targeting an HbA1c level below 6.5% is associated with a decreased risk of end-stage renal disease.
Large study looked at matched pairs of lupus patients with renal disease starting dialysis with hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
In adjusted analyses, female transplant recipients had a significantly increased risk of urologic cancer and men did not.
One hospitalization for associated with a 4.9-fold increased risk of end-stage renal disease.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)