Besides hypertension and diabetes, 'discordant' co-existing illnesses as chronic pulmonary disease predict adverse outcomes.
The cephalosporin antibiotic proved more effective than trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and amoxicillin.
Odds for the disease climbing faster among women than men in the workforce.
Risk of developing acute kidney injury similar with buffered crystalloid, saline.
Education also plays a role, with lower education levels associated with longer wait times.
Life changes that follow can make it hard for patients to cope.
Findings even among patients with stage IV lung, colorectal cancer.
New meta-analysis also found no significant difference in risk between antimicrobial agents in head-to-head trials.
Study suggests about 57% of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia might be prevented.
New studies may clarify the risks associated with antibiotic combinations that include vancomycin, a drug with well-known nephrotoxicities.
Researchers find an association between late-onset BK virus nephropathy and less adherence to screening guidelines.
Kidneys from blood culture positive donors are not associated with graft and patient survival, however.
Kidney disease patients with macroalbuminuria were 86% more likely to be anemic.
Researchers report a significant drop in 30-day post-operative infection rate.
Women with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 kg/m have the greatest survival advantage.
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)