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Phosphorus levels are higher when blood specimens are collected after weekends.
Patients were 40% less likely to die in 2011 compared with 2001, study finds.
The risk is most elevated among individuals aged 44 years or younger.
The condition is associated with a death risk similar to that of apparent hypercalcemia.
Non-adherence to hemodialysis schedules is most notable at a temperature above 82.4° F and precipitation levels above 8 inches per 24 hours.
Investigators find that the normalized mean ESA dose decreases as patients' elevation of residence increases.
Researchers linked the condition to warfarin use, diabetes, obesity, recurrent skin trauma, and derangements in mineral metabolism.
In-hospital mortality risk was more than double among patients whose hyperkalemia persisted than those whose potassium levels normalized.
Treatment linked to improved long-term survival, regardless of underlying kidney function.
Findings from a small study suggest that periodontal disease may be a relevant contributing factor.
Iranian study of hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism finds no significant correlation.
Intact parathyroid hormone levels fell significantly in all patients who underwent total Ptx with autotransplant and 91.6% of subtotal Ptx patients.
The non-surgical approach effectively lowered serum parathyroid hormone levels in the short term, but not to the same extent as surgery.
A higher proportion of cinacalcet than placebo recipients met the primary efficacy endpoint of PTH levels of 250 pg/mL or less (25.4% vs. 3.5%).
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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)