Would any heterogeneity in the choice of additional services be unethical or implausible?
It is associated with better long-term survival and reduced risk of revascularization and myocardial infarction compared with PCI.
Distinguishing primary from secondary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is crucial because the treatment approaches and therapeutic goals differ.
They also are at elevated risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, study finds.
Hepatitis C virus infection increases CKD patients' likelihood of progressing to end-stage renal disease by 32%.
Heart failure, myocardial infarction, or stroke also increase the risk of death prior to ESRD.
If renal replacement therapy planning were started only when patients reached CKD stage 5, many patients would not be adequately prepared, researchers said.
In a study, hemodialysis patients with more than 14 decayed, missing, or filled teeth had a 67% increased risk of death.
Poor dental health, but not periodontal disease, is an independent risk factor for ESRD.
A nearly 5-fold higher risk of Clostridium difficile infection observed in patients with end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis.
Dialysis is not necessarily in the patient's best interest, clinicians and ethicists say.
Expertscape gives the no. 1 spot to Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD.
Use is associated with fewer hospitalizations versus sevelamer carbonate and calcium acetate.
Study reveals an association with greater use of ESAs and higher inpatient and outpatient costs.
Researchers observed reduced phosphorus levels in HD patients whose diet restricted intake of phosphorus additives.
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.