Patients in the lowest quartile of mortality risk were more likely to be screened for colon cancer than those in the highest quartile.
In-hospital mortality following RFA was higher in older, dialyzed ESRD patients than in non dialyzed patients.
Patients with early and frequent nephrology visits before dialysis initiation had about a 10% lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.
Decreased use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and an uptick in peritoneal dialysis use are among the trends.
ESRD sufferers in the US illegally seek hospital emergency departments with distressing symptoms.
Patients on chronic hemodialysis with depression are frequently not interested in modifying or initiating antidepressant treatment, commonly attributing their depression to a recent acute event, chronic illness, or dialysis.
Dialysis facilities with the least control of PTH, Ca, and P had the greatest risks.
Patients feel better and recovery times are shorter with 6 hemodialysis sessions per week rather than 3, researchers report.
Participants experienced poor sleep quality, increased daytime sleepiness, as well as restless leg syndrome due to maintenance hemodialysis.
An enzyme that inhibits vascular calcification depends on the vitamin for conversion to its active form.
Researchers reported a 47% AVF failure rate for both fish oil and placebo recipients.
The study shows that simple, home-based exercise programs hold potential for improving physical functioning in dialysis patients.
Younger patients are less likely to respond to treatment with sucroferric oxyhydroxide or sevelamer.
Pending future research, patients should avoid taking more than 120 mg per day.
Their risk of the rare but life-threatening condition is twice as high as in hemodialysis patients.
Study reveals a link between higher BMI in HD patients and greater incorporation of omega-3 fatty acids into red blood cell membranes.
Cardiovascular events more than tripled 4 days following the last dialysis session.
It can sharply lower serum phosphorus levels and reduce dependence on phosphate binders.
Study finds no increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death.
A low protein, low phosphorus diet plays an important role in the nutritional management of patients transitioning to once-weekly incremental hemodialysis.
A workgroup has developed guidelines for the use of hemodialysis treatments for common toxicities
In a study, extended-hours versus conventional HD was associated with a 33% decreased mortality risk
Screening strategies are needed, as is further research on appropriate therapeutic approach.
In a study, 85.5% of advanced CKD patients opted for renal replacement therapy.
Other risk factors include reduced muscle mass and lower levels of physical activity.
A model incorporating 4 factors had greater power to predict dialysis initiation than renal function alone.
A plant-based diet might one day prove to be an option for kidney disease patients.
Significant mean reduction in oxycodone, noroxycodone arterial concentrations.
Death risk similar for patients on twice-weekly and thrice-week hemodialysis.
Metformin-associated 1-year risk of acute dialysis increased by 50.3 per 100,000 individuals.
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