In a study, South-Asian and white European diabetics showed similar declines in eGFR over five years.
In a small study, taurolidine-heparin-citrate locks improved bacteremia-free catheter survival versus heparin-only locks.
Increased rate of acute kidney injury observed with the use of gentamicin plus flucloxacillin after orthopedic surgery.
The increasing popularity of processed convenience foods could be a factor.
Researchers observe good blood-pressure lowering at six months.
It uses data commonly available in electronic health records.
Peritoneal dialysis patients can undergo the procedure on an outpatient basis.
Patients experience relief with the use of gabapentin and pregabalin.
Plasma vitamin D levels increased to greater than 50 nmol/L in 80% of patients.
Patients report dry mouth sensation and difficulties swallowing.
PARIS—Patients who have lost their graft have had renal failure longer and are likely to have more comorbidities.
PARIS—Patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis have substantial knowledge deficits about potential treatment-related adverse effects, according to data from a British survey.
PARIS—New data from a population-based cohort study appear to challenge the belief that survival is linked to daily fluid intake.
PARIS—Diuretics may raise phosphate levels and increase the likelihood of hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease.
PARIS—High levels of uric acid are associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD), especially among hypertensive individuals.