Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody Charnow is the editor of Renal and Urology News.

Most Recent Articles by Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Linked to EBV

Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Linked to EBV

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Epstein-Barr virus infection found much more frequently in patients with vs without IC/BPS and Hunner lesions or controls with stress urinary incontinence.

NLR Predicts Survival After Cytoreductive Nephrectomy+Thrombectomy

NLR Predicts Survival After Cytoreductive Nephrectomy+Thrombectomy

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A neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio below 4 is associated with significantly longer survival among patients with non-poor-risk metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Gout Attack Risk Lowered With Interleukin-1ß Blockade

Gout Attack Risk Lowered With Interleukin-1ß Blockade

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Inhibition of IL-1ß with canakinumab significantly decreased gout attack risk at all baseline serum uric acid (SUA) levels and without changing SUA levels.

Patiromer Effectiveness in Hyperkalemia Unaffected by RAASi Use

Patiromer Effectiveness in Hyperkalemia Unaffected by RAASi Use

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Patiromer's potassium-lowering effect in patients with hyperkalemia is similar regardless of whether or not they are taking renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors

Low eGFR, Worsening Renal Function Predict Higher Post-PCI Death Risk

Low eGFR, Worsening Renal Function Predict Higher Post-PCI Death Risk

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Low eGFR and worsening renal function are independently associated with a nearly 3-fold increased mortality risk among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

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