Researchers found increasing use of ureteroscopy and decreasing use of shock wave lithotripsy.
Critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome are at 11 times increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Heart failure, myocardial infarction, or stroke also increase the risk of death prior to ESRD.
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with VUR after a febrile UT) decreases risk.
The likelihood of new-onset diabetes decreased by 57% among hypertensive patients who took at least 1 BP medication at bedtime.
The product is self-administered via a nasal applicator.
Study reveals that 1 in 7 patients present to an emergency department or are hospitalized after a procedure.
The risk is more than 13 times greater than with peritoneal dialysis.
Cholesterol-lowering therapy is indicated in CKD patients to prevent cardiovascular risk.
Statin use decreases the risk of disease progression after surgery for localized RCC.
Patients with hyperuricemia who use urate-lowering therapies are less likely to experience renal function decline.
Doses higher than 70 μg per week were associated with a 77% greater risk of cancer compared with non-use of the agents.
Regular use, and especially long-time regular use, of aspirin may decrease the risk of PCa overall and advanced PCa.
The 5-year disease-free and cancer-specific survival rates were 94.7% and 100%, respectively.
Only 17% and 20% of patients undergoing radical or partial nephrectomy, respectively, had a renal mass biopsy in advance of surgery.
Increment in renal parenchymal volume occurs within days after a kidney is removed from a living donor.
The risk of new-onset diabetes after a kidney transplant increases along with pretransplant body mass index.
Rates of AVF placement in patients approaching HD in the US are significantly lower in metropolitan areas.
Data support the use of percutaneous cryoablation and radiofrequency ablation for small renal tumors.
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.