Rates of AVF placement in patients approaching HD in the US are significantly lower in metropolitan areas.
Greater resistance to ESA is associated with an increased risk of death among patients on chronic HD.
In a study, severe nocturia predicted increased mortality risk.
Patients treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy had a 79% increased risk of diabetes compared with those treated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.
Systematic review and meta-analysis show that use of the lipid-lowering agents can improve erectile function scores.
Condition significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular events and death.
Ferumoxytol and iron sucrose have comparable safety in the treatment of anemia in patients with CKD.
Complications other than urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction occur frequently following treatment for PCa.
Elevated levels of uric acid are associated with an increased likelihood of diabetes.
AKI develops in 7% of patients undergoing PCI.
Prostate cancer patients who undergo RP by a different urologist are less likely to suffer surgical complications.
Even moderate hyponatremia declines are associated with an increased risk of death.
Study demonstrates an association with micropapillary urothelial carcinoma.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with a 23% and 25% increased risk of prostate cancer-specific and overall mortality, respectively.
In a study, men taking doses above 75 mg had a significant 39% decreased risk of death from prostate cancer.
Patients hospitalized with AKI experienced more adverse renocardiovascular events than patients hospitalized with MI.
HIV-1 was found in podocytes or tubular cells of renal allografts in recipients who did not have detectable plasma levels of the virus.
Pilot study demonstrates positive results in women suffering recurrent urinary tract infections.
Individuals with first-degree relatives affected by the condition are twice as likely as those in the general population to experienced gout.
It is not uncommon for doctors to move around during their career, not just from one part of a state to another.
Slight shrinkage occurs early after radical prostatectomy, but by six months, the length returns to what it was before surgery.
Starting dialysis after conception, not before, may improve birth rates in women with end-stage renal disease.
Twelve weeks of Qigong relieved fatigue and distress, researchers report.
Improved understanding of biosynthesis mechanisms will lead to better diagnoses and treatments for steroid hormone production disorders.
Agency releases a video, a poster, and a pocket guide to help providers and patients prevent development of infectious complications in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Complications and hospital lengths of stay after kidney donation declined from 10.1% and a mean 3.7 days, respectively.
Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for premature chronic renal failure as their glomerular function continues to deteriorate.
The dietary flavonoid naringenin has been found to regulate the PKD2 protein responsible for polycystic kidney disease.
The FDA has approved the first permanent implant to relieve low or blocked urine flow in men aged 50 years and older with BPH.
Efforts to address chronic kidney disease among individuals aged 80 years and older may be necessary.
The drug, which was off the market for the past year and a half, is indicated for the dissolution of renal and vesical calculi of the apatite or struvite variety.
More than half of all venous thromboembolism events were diagnosed after patient discharge.
Study suggests benefit of adding of emetine dihydrochloride to treatment.
Some uninsured or low-income patients have been known to go without filling prescriptions because they cannot afford them.
A prospective cohort study has shown plasma NGAL to be an accurate biomarker for predicting acute kidney injury.
Elderly patients with OAB may benefit from combined high-dosage antimuscarinics.
A higher urinary ACRwas linked with a greater risk of incident CHD but not recurrent CHD.
Partial or total penectomy with a negative surgical margin remains the gold standard in managing invasive penile cancer.
PD may lower glutamate levels released into the brain during ischemic stroke, minimizing tissue damage
Aerobic exercise training could be a practical means of preventing ED brought on by a Western diet.
A walnut-enriched diet reduced the establishment and growth of human prostate cancer in mice.
A noninvasive, nonpharmacologic, ultrasound-based method of preventing renal ischemia-reperfusion injury could help prevent surgery-related AKI.
Reduced circulating levels are significantly associated with poor sleep quality in HD patients.
Print- and Web-based tools presenting the benefits and limitations of PSA testing served to help men resolve their own conflicts.
A device containing a sensor can indicate in approximately 30 minutes whether cancer cells are present in the bladder.
At one-year post-transplant, the risk of death was reduced by 66% or more in transplant recipients with a BMI below 40, but was reduced by only 48% in recipients with a BMI of 40 or higher
Treatment with more potent statins may increase the risk of new-onset diabetes.
Low serum bicarbonate is a strong predictor of mortality among adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Certain aspects of sleep disruption may confer an increased risk of prostate cancer (PCa).
Mice that had been genetically engineered to develop prostate cancer showed far fewer cancerous lesions.