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In this Australian study, nearly 15% of hip- or knee-replacement patients experienced acute kidney injury--far higher than previously thought.
No improvements were seen in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or systolic blood pressure on the low glycemic index diets.
Acute kidney injury developed in 23% of renal cell carcinoma patients receiving everolimus.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Hypoglycemia increased the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality for insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
Even levels in the normal range can be associated with an increased risk of renal insufficiency.
This intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease reduced by 28% their risk of death after progressing to end-stage renal disease.
The dietary intake tool has acceptable reliability and validity for African-American patients with low literacy undergoing dialysis.
Pill burden found to be significantly less when compared with patients receiving in-center hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Treatment for mild gestational diabetes was not associated with reduction in childhood obesity, according to a study.
In the fight against kidney disease, greater gains may be realized by focusing on personal economy.
The risk is 2.6 times greater among postmenopausal women with waists larger than 88 cm
In the first few months of hemodialysis, one additional provider visit per month increased the probability of AV fistula or graft surgery by nearly 5%.
Simulation model projects that chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence will rise from 13.2% currently to nearly 17% by 2030.
Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate and patiromer hold promise as hyperkalemia treatments.
Researchers identified a genetic glitch that promotes kidney scarring.
Physicians provided details of the first successful delivery of renal replacement therapy (RRT) to a patient with Ebola.
Adhering to 4 healthy behaviors was associated with a 68% decreased risk of all-cause mortality, data suggest.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)