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In this Australian study, nearly 15% of hip- or knee-replacement patients experienced acute kidney injury--far higher than previously thought.
Acute kidney injury developed in 23% of renal cell carcinoma patients receiving everolimus.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Hypoglycemia increased the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality for insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
Even levels in the normal range can be associated with an increased risk of renal insufficiency.
This intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease reduced by 28% their risk of death after progressing to end-stage renal disease.
The dietary intake tool has acceptable reliability and validity for African-American patients with low literacy undergoing dialysis.
Pill burden found to be significantly less when compared with patients receiving in-center hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Treatment for mild gestational diabetes was not associated with reduction in childhood obesity, according to a study.
In the fight against kidney disease, greater gains may be realized by focusing on personal economy.
The risk is 2.6 times greater among postmenopausal women with waists larger than 88 cm
In the first few months of hemodialysis, one additional provider visit per month increased the probability of AV fistula or graft surgery by nearly 5%.
Simulation model projects that chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence will rise from 13.2% currently to nearly 17% by 2030.
Patients with these tumors should be counseled appropriately and offered treatment options for intermediate-risk disease.
NBI visualized non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer lesions in 17% more patients and 24% more tumors than white light.
PSA doubling time of 6 months or less and seminal vesicle invasion were significant predictors of biochemical recurrence.
Prevalence of premature ejaculation was similar for all young males with or without type 1 diabetes mellitus, however.
In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.
New study links statin use with a 52% improvement in 3-year disease-specific survival.
In a placebo-controlled study, 57% of men unable to have intercourse were able to do so without medication after receiving the treatment.
A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.
Long-term testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men is safe, an observational study suggests. New cases of prostate cancer were lower than expected.
Most men aged 66 to 79 years receive aggressive treatment even though their life expectancy is less than 10 years.
For Caucasian males, a complete family history of prostate cancer among close and distant relatives may gauge personal risk with greater accuracy.
New study examined the effect of a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 2012 recommendation against routine PSA screening.
It preserves kidney function better than radical nephrectomy in patients with small- to medium-sized tumors, study finds.
Increased likelihood of testing in men with comorbidity associated with hypogonadism.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- 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)