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Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening.
Benefits for early insulin initiation without increasing risk of hypoglycemia, health care costs.
Although ban was lifted on such surgeries in 2013, none have taken place, researchers say.
The researchers found that 96% of donors reported one or more direct costs, totaling $101,484 (mean $523).
Obese patients had an 84% higher risk of a major bleeding event, compared to those of normal weight.
Review examines etiology of disease and suggests stepwise approach for pain management.
But nearly half take a prescription cardiovascular drug, almost a fifth have diabetes.
The numbers are encouraging, but many people are still at risk.
Full prescription coverage associated with greater quality-adjusted survival, less resource use per patient.
Urinary red blood cells undermine a composite prediction of renal outcome.
Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered risk by 25%.
Sensitivity and specificity of statin recommendations can be improved with use of specific CVD risk thresholds.
Lower odds of initiating hemodialysis with artervenous fistula for black and Hispanic versus white patients.
New findings show that even patients in their 80s can benefit.
Each 1 kg/m2 increment in BMI difference between recipients and deceased donors is associated with a 6% increased risk of graft loss.
These findings underscore the need to better understand whether earlier phosphorus management influences morbidity and mortality in advanced CKD, according to researchers.
Patients on maintenance hemodialysis have worse physical function than other elderly patients, study says.
CABG patients with type 1 diabetes had twice the mortality risk, while type 2 patients had a smaller but significant increased risk.
Type 2 diabetes and its associated comorbidities often require polypharmacotherapy, which may result in poor adherence to treatment.
A significant proportion of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have unsuspected chromosomal imbalances.
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- 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)