Alkaline phosphatase was more strongly linked to mortality compared with other biomarkers of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder.
In-hospital mortality following RFA was higher in older, dialyzed ESRD patients than in non dialyzed patients.
The USPSTF guidelines focus statin recommendations on 38% of high-risk African American individuals at the expense of not recommending treatment in nearly 25% of African Americans.
In a study, systematic biopsy detected clinically significant prostate cancer in only 3% of men with negative findings on multiparametic MRI.
Study suggests the lowest dose of vitamin D3 supplements needed to suppress parathyroid hormone in overweight and obese adults is 1000 IU daily.
Among patients with venous thromboembolism, the risk of a recurrent event was significantly lower with rivaroxaban than with aspirin, without a significant increase in bleeding rates.
Patients with multiple sclerosis are more likely to form calcium phosphate stones and struvite stones.
The initiation of RRT has a strong impact on HRQL in comparison with a reference population and with other stages of CKD.
Medicaid expansion was associated with greater insurance coverage but also longer wait times for appointments.
Findings from 2 new studies could enable more informed patient counseling about choice of therapy.
Septic shock patients randomized to receive thiamine had lower serum creatinine levels and a lower rate of progression to RRT than patients randomized to placebo.
These cardiovascular profiles during enteral nutrient exposure may have implications for postprandial hypotension.
The study found that many patients who had a hypoglycemic episode also had high increased odds of cardiovascular disease or death.
Treatment group participants improved toileting skills with 150 minutes of walking per week and twice weekly strength training classes.
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