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.
Starting dialysis after conception, not before, may improve birth rates in women with end-stage renal disease.
Complications and hospital lengths of stay after kidney donation declined from 10.1% and a mean 3.7 days, respectively.
The guideline recommends that patients with adverse pathologic findings at prostatectomy should be offered adjuvant radiotherapy.
Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for premature chronic renal failure as their glomerular function continues to deteriorate.
Men with low testosterone levels may be at slightly increased risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease.
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.