Right internal jugular vein placement should be used preferentially in TDC to maximize catheter survival.
Ergocalciferol treatment of vitamin D deficiency in HD patients with type 2 diabetes is associated with a significant reduction in the risk of VAD.
Appointment wait time decreased and number of patients seen per month increased.
The trend is most pronounced among Medicare recipients since the debut of bundling, ESA labeling changes.
Researchers recommend BK virus screening for all kidney transplant recipients.
Study implicates low diastolic and high systolic pressure immediately after kidney transplantation.
Combined with use of a binder, this approach raised serum albumin while maintaining target phosphorus levels.
Five-year mortality is lower among PCa patients who receive a transplant rather than stay on dialysis.
Study also showed an increase in the proportion of patients with hemoglobin level below 10 g/dL and in transfusion rates.
In a study, patients seen by a nephrologist were younger, more likely to be women, and had more comorbidities.
Risk of recurrent bleeding is similar to that of patients with normal kidney function.
Researchers observe an increased incidence of pre-term delivery and infants who are small for gestational age.
Researchers have confirmed findings showing that racial differences in markers of mineral metabolism in patients with CKD.
Rates in 2009 were 25% higher than in 1996, study finds.
Antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors are the major causes in this age group.