Latest Hyperphosphatemia News
Researchers observe an 81% increase in dialysis patients achieving recommended phosphorus levels after switching to sucroferric oxyhydroxide.
Small case series also confirmed that the diagnosis of calciphylaxis is rarely made in the nodular, non-ulcerative phase.
Study of peritoneal dialysis patients showed that they do not adjust binders to match the phosphate content of meals and snacks.
A low protein diet of vegetable proteins along with reduced intake of specific micronutrients should be recommended to stage 3-4 CKD patients, researchers say.
Expert suggests factors beyond poor adherence to a low phosphorus diet and binder therapy may contribute to hyperphosphatemia.
Study compared sucroferric oxyhydroxide and sevelamer carbonate.
The risk of dying following a hip fracture was 6.5 times higher for patients with severe CKD than for those with normal kidney function or mild CKD.
Phosphate and vitamin D deficiency were linked with RLS severity.
Meta-analysis finds that each 1 mg/dL increase in serum phosphate increases the risk of death by 23%.
Researchers observe a 2.2-fold increased risk in patients with serum phosphate levels of 6.0 mg/dL or higher.
Researchers observe a significant mean decrease in binder pills from 8.4 to 3.8 pills per day.
Cumulative 2-year survival rate was 65.4%, 78.9%, 85.1%, and 80.6% among patients in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quartiles.
About 3 additional deaths per 100 persons occur when the drug is discontinued due to non-medical versus medical reasons during the first year.
Significant decreases in serum phosphate and erythropoietin dose in hemodialysis patients observed after 6 months of treatment.
Very low protein intake was not superior to traditional low protein diets, however.
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