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

Hyperphosphatemia May Predict Diastolic Dysfunction in CKD

Hyperphosphatemia May Predict Diastolic Dysfunction in CKD

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CKD patients with and without diastolic dysfunction had average serum phosphate levels of 7.3 and 5.5 mg/dL, respectively.

Iron-based Binder Improves Phosphorus Levels in Dialysis Patients

Iron-based Binder Improves Phosphorus Levels in Dialysis Patients

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The proportion of patients with serum phosphorus levels within target range rose from 22% to 65% within 6 months of starting ferric citrate treatment.

Add-on Sevelamer Therapy May Improve Hemodialysis Patient Survival

Add-on Sevelamer Therapy May Improve Hemodialysis Patient Survival

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Use of sevelamer was associated with a 14% decreased risk of death compared with non-use.

Hypothyroidism Tied to Worse Quality of Life for HD Patients

Hypothyroidism Tied to Worse Quality of Life for HD Patients

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High thyrotropin levels were associated with worse measures of energy/fatigue and physical functioning.

Vasectomy Poses Minimal Risk of Prostate Cancer

Vasectomy Poses Minimal Risk of Prostate Cancer

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Researchers calculated that the absolute increase in lifetime risk of prostate cancer associated with vasectomy was just 0.6%.

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