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Among hemodialysis patients, sudden cardiac death accounted for 12% more cardiovascular-related mortalities in 2013 than in 2009.
Study demonstrates decreased risk of end-stage renal disease and all-cause mortality.
The prevalence of low hemoglobin levels increases with declining renal function.
ESRD patients aged 60-64 years with no insurance or who are on Medicaid are less likely to initiate peritoneal dialysis.
Nearly twice as many patients achieved the target phosphorus range after a year of taking the phosphate binder, regardless of iPTH level.
Ferric pyrophosphate citrate delivered via dialysate or intravenously rapidly donates iron to transferrin and is rapidly cleared from the circulation.
Nearly a quarter of hospitalizations are followed by readmission within 30 days for non-elective reasons.
Study characterizes the link between admission potassium levels and in-hospital mortality overall and among CKD and CVD patients.
Study documents an upswing in emergency department visits and observation stays.
Gout is uncontrolled in the majority of individuals with the condition, data show.
Evidence to date provides no clear answer as to whether early or delayed RRT is the best approach.
Benefits include rapid assessment of kidney size, cortical thickness, and volume status.
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