Patients who underwent cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma had a significantly decreased risk of cancer-related mortality.
Additives in packaged meat, poultry, and fish can contribute significantly to the dietary phosphorus and potassium loads in CKD patients, researchers say.
An analysis of an intervention arm of the PLCO Cancer Screening Trial evaluated the risk of prostate cancer relative to dietary consumption of isoflavones, a dietary compound found in some plant foods.
Measuring the quality of life and status of health is imperative in patients with diabetes.
Canadian study reveals no significant effect of driving distance to a nephrology practice on the rate and appropriate management of catheter-related bloodstream infections.
Antiretroviral therapies have prolonged the survival of HIV patients, but the drugs can have adverse effects on the kidneys.
Though hospital admission rates have increased, inpatient death has improved from 2003 to 2012.
Adolescent cholecystectomy and colectomy patients may be at the highest risk for persistent opioid use.
Almost three-fourths of survey respondents report having used a colleague's password to access EMRs.
In patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, lupus anticoagulant and combined thrombophilia occur more frequently in those with versus without calciphylaxis, case-control study shows.
The use of phosphate binders to manage hyperphosphatemia in maintenance hemodialysis patients might allow diets less restricted in protein and calories, according to a study.
The FDA just approved a new short-acting insulin drug, Admelog, for patients with either T1D or T2D.
Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis used with anticoagulation treatment, did not decrease post-thrombotic syndrome risks but increased major bleeding risks in patients with acute proximal DVT.
Levels of alkaline phosphatase, calcium, and hemoglobin can independently predict bone metastasis, Chinese investigators report.
Serum phosphorus fell to similar levels in two-thirds of peritoneal dialysis patients, but sucroferric oxyhdroxide recipients had a lower pill burden.
Renal and Urology News Articles
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- Calciphylaxis in CKD Patients Linked to Hypercoagulable Conditions
- Ceruloplasmin a Possible Marker of CKD in Sickle Cell Anemia
- Post-Parathyroidectomy Calcium Requirement Linked to Preop ALP
- Shift in HIV-Associated Kidney Disease Characterized
- Cytoreductive Nephrectomy Benefits for Metastatic RCC Demonstrated
- Phosphorus Content Higher in Packaged Meats Listing Phosphate Additives
- High Intakes of Teas, Peas, Soybeans May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
- More Intense Treatment, Worse Quality of Life in Diabetes
- Hemodialysis CRBSI Outcomes Unaffected by Distance to Nephrologists
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