Findings support the use of a 5 grade-group system that more accurately reflects patient risk of adverse outcomes.
The odds of PSA screening were higher among blacks than non-Hispanic whites.
The number of CAC vessels allowed researchers to correctly estimate the likelihood of both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
Researchers observe no significant survival difference for stage IIb patients.
PCNL procedure rate nearly doubles over a 2-decade period, study finds.
The timing of office visits and telephone calls helped identify a patient at risk for readmission post-radical cystectomy.
Most emergency department visits and readmissions after ureteroscopy are due to complaints of pain.
PSA level declined by an average of 0.68 ng/mL in the treatment group.
Researchers found an adjusted 68% decreased risk of prostate cancer in men with IBD who used aminosalicylate.
Finding suggests that olfactory deficits may contribute to nutritional impairment in patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease.
Average 6-month serum phosphorus level was significantly lower in CKD patients who received niacin than those who did not (3.4 vs. 4.2 mg/dL).
The study is the first to find a link between FGF23 levels and infection in non-dialysis patients.
The condition is associated with a death risk similar to that of apparent hypercalcemia.
Non-adherence to hemodialysis schedules is most notable at a temperature above 82.4° F and precipitation levels above 8 inches per 24 hours.
After adjusting for potential confounders and mediators, a large cross-sectional study found no association between obesity and CKD prevalence.
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)