Natasha Persaud

Digital Content Editor

Natasha Persaud is the digital content editor at Renal & Urology News, a web site for urologists and nephrologists. 

Most Recent Articles by Natasha Persaud

Nicotinic Acid May Improve Hyperphosphatemia in HD

Nicotinic Acid May Improve Hyperphosphatemia in HD

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Meta-analysis shows that nicotinic acid could be a good alternative or add on to traditional phosphate binders, but it is associated with a high rate of adverse events.

Opioids Risky for Hemodialysis Patients

Opioids Risky for Hemodialysis Patients

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Study links the pain relievers to altered mental status, fall, and fracture.

Phosphate Binder Linked With Reduced Mortality

Phosphate Binder Linked With Reduced Mortality

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In a meta-analysis, hemodialysis patients using lanthanum carbonate to lower phosphorus levels had a 55% decreased risk of death compared with those taking other binders.

Dusting vs Basketing During Ureteroscopy

Dusting vs Basketing During Ureteroscopy

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According to the EDGE Research consortium, both techniques should be in the armamentarium of the urologist.

Survey Highlights Emotional Responses to Prostate Cancer

Survey Highlights Emotional Responses to Prostate Cancer

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Sexual dysfunction was a chief complaint among survey respondents with prostate cancer.

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