Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody Charnow is the editor of Renal and Urology News.

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Cytoreductive Nephrectomy Benefits for Metastatic RCC Demonstrated

Cytoreductive Nephrectomy Benefits for Metastatic RCC Demonstrated

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Patients who underwent cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma had a significantly decreased risk of cancer-related mortality.

Hemodialysis CRBSI Outcomes Unaffected by Distance to Nephrologists

Hemodialysis CRBSI Outcomes Unaffected by Distance to Nephrologists

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Canadian study reveals no significant effect of driving distance to a nephrology practice on the rate and appropriate management of catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Calciphylaxis in CKD Patients Linked to Hypercoagulable Conditions

Calciphylaxis in CKD Patients Linked to Hypercoagulable Conditions

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In patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, lupus anticoagulant and combined thrombophilia occur more frequently in those with versus without calciphylaxis, case-control study shows.

Kidney Cancer Bone Metastasis Predictors Id'd

Kidney Cancer Bone Metastasis Predictors Id'd

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Levels of alkaline phosphatase, calcium, and hemoglobin can independently predict bone metastasis, Chinese investigators report.

Tamsulosin Improves Clearance of Large Distal Ureteral Stones

Tamsulosin Improves Clearance of Large Distal Ureteral Stones

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Alpha blocker treatment resulted in a higher stone expulsion rate versus placebo in patients with distal ureteral stones larger than 5 mm in maximum diameter, study finds.

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