The odds of receiving a kidney decreased with increasing body mass index.
No difference in 28-day, 90-day mortality with addition of albumin to crystalloid solution.
Cystic kidney disease is associated with a greatest likelihood of progressing to end-stage renal disease, but the small risk of death.
Better outcomes observed with more frequent and longer dialysis sessions.
By age 80 years, the estimated lifetime risk of ESRD was 90 per 10,000 live donors compared with 326 per 10,000 in the general population.
USRDS data show a decrease from 116,946 cases in 2010 to 115,643 cases in 2011.
In a study, 16 plasma metabolites were elevated years before development of end-stage renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Federal thresholds for occupational exposure may need to be strengthened, researchers conclude,
The condition is associated with a greater than six times increased likelihood of end-stage renal disease, study found.
Patients with end-stage renal disease at admission into a surgical ICU also are at increased risk of organ failure, study finds.
New findings may help explain why blacks are at higher risk for end-stage renal disease.
Among Canadian diabetics, end-stage renal disease is almost three times more likely to development among First Nation adults.
Starting dialysis after conception, not before, may improve birth rates in women with end-stage renal disease.
Receiving nocturnal dialysis may decrease the risk of heart disease in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Compared with subjects in the lowest tertile of net acid excretion, those in the middle and highest tertiles had a 3.0 times and 9.9 times increased risk.
Novel assay can distinguish between oxidized and nonoxidized forms of parathyroid hormone.
The proportion of patients with prediabetes was 14.7% for patients aged 45-55 years versus 20.8% for those aged 65-75.
Diabetic nephropathy was the cause of ESRD in 62.8% of patients, study shows.
New findings point to a link between abdominal fat and kidney disease progression.
Blood pressure (BP) of 130-139/85-89 mm Hg is associated with a twofold increased risk compared with BP less than 120/80 mm Hg.
Over the past 10 years the annual ESRD incidence rate per million U.S. population has remained stagnant or even shown sporadic downward trends.
The type and amount of ingested protein affects clinical outcomes such as protein-energy wasting, kidney function and even survival.
Chronic kidney disease stage 3 or worse will develop in an estimated 59% of people born today.
Nearly twofold decrease observed in the proportion of patients with advanced diabetic nephropathy who progress to end-stage renal disease.
A new study has found that many nephrologists are reluctant to tell their seriously ill end-stage renal disease patients the true estimates.
Fatigue in CKD and ESRD patients may be due to reasons other than sleep quality.
An adherence level of 80% of higher was associated with a 33% decreased risk compared with a level below 80%.
Patients with ESRD may now have a tool to help them decide on kidney transplantation.
Greater efforts may be needed to educate patients with end-stage renal disease, especially African Americans.
The trend is most pronounced among Medicare recipients since the debut of bundling, ESA labeling changes.