NKF 2010 General News Coverage
Compared with incident hemodialysis (HD) patients, incident peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, especially non-diabetics, show a robust and consistent survival advantage for up to five years.
Patients with renal disease who are well prepared to start dialysis are significantly more likely to survive their first year of treatment, according to a study presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2010 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Central venous catheters are the most prevalent access type in patients who initiated hemodialysis (HD) following a failed renal transplant.
Obesity and metabolic syndrome may influence CKD measures differently among African Americans and whites.
Patients who undergo in-center nocturnal hemodialysis (INHD) have significantly better two-year survival than well-matched patients receiving convention hemodialysis (CHD), researchers reported here at the National Kidney Foundation's 2010 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Serum alkaline phosphatase may be a marker for inflammation in CKD patients, according to data presented here at the National Kidney Foundation's 2010 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Converting from conventional hemodialysis (CHD) to in-center nocturnal hemodialysis (INHD) is associated with significant improvements in key laboratory marker, according to a study presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2010 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Black renal transplant recipients receiving immunosuppression with rapamycin live longer than whites receiving the same drug, according to a study presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2010 Spring Clinical Meetings.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Acute kidney injury (AKI), acute renal failure , and the need for dialysis are common complications in critically ill patients with pandemic H1N1 Influenza A (pH1N1), and are associated with an increased risk of death, according to Canadian researchers.
Renal and Urology News Articles
- For Treating Uremic Pruritus, Evidence is Strongest for Gabapentin
- IgG-Degrading Enzyme Desensitizes, Permits HLA-Incompatible Transplant
- Evaluating Practice Options in the Shifting Health Care Landscape
- Melanoma Risk Higher in Kidney Transplant Recipients
- Not All High-Risk Prostate Cancers Are the Same
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