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

FDA Approves Sunitinib for Adjuvant Treatment of RCC

FDA Approves Sunitinib for Adjuvant Treatment of RCC

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At 5 years, 59.3% of patients treated with sunitinib were free from recurrence versus 51.3% who received placebo.

FDA Issues Safety Alert for Gout Medication

FDA Issues Safety Alert for Gout Medication

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Febuxostat may increase the risk for heart-related death.

New Guidelines Redefine Hypertension

New Guidelines Redefine Hypertension

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Updated recommendations lower the blood pressure threshold for a hypertension diagnosis from 140/90 to 130/80 mm Hg.

Parathyroidectomy May Improve SHPT Patient Survival

Parathyroidectomy May Improve SHPT Patient Survival

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ESRD patients with SHPT undergoing surgery had a 26% lower risk for all-cause mortality compared with medical management.

New Model Improves Predictions of Advanced CKD Following AKI

New Model Improves Predictions of Advanced CKD Following AKI

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The model was based on 6 variables readily obtained at hospital discharge.

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