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Incorporation of new pediatric definitions increased prevalence of hypertension in high-risk youth.
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure.
Early acetaminophen exposure after pediatric cardiac surgery may reduce rate of acute kidney injury.
Thicker bladder wall and a tower-shaped curve on uroflowmetry are associated with shorter healing periods among pediatric patients with overactive bladder.
The scheme can help inform follow-up and clinical decision-making.
In a large study, caffeine administration to neonates born before 33 weeks' gestation reduced their odds of experiencing AKI by a significant 80%.
One possible explanation is that increased plasma levels of uremic solutes resulting from kidney disease may impair synaptic development.
The safety profile of CERA is similar for children as for adults.
Pretreating enteral nutrition formula with sodium polystyrene sulfonate lowers potassium levels in hyperkalemic children with chronic kidney disease, small study finds.
The tool demonstrated strong discrimination for ESRD risk in children over the short term.
Researchers tested once weekly and biweekly administration of darbepoetin alfa in children aged 1 to 18 years not previously treated with an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent.
Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes.
Girls with end-stage renal disease had 35% greater risk for death than boys.
Phase 2 randomized placebo-controlled trial demonstrated the safety and efficacy of sevelamer in lowering serum phosphorus levels in children and adolescents.
The AAP published updated clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of children with hypertension.
Of the children who developed acute kidney injury, 34.9% had stage 1, 45.3% had stage 2, and 19.8% had stage 3.
There is a strong association between magnified nadir platelet counts and the severity of AKI.
Non-Hispanic black children had a 36% higher risk of death and Hispanic children had a 34% lower risk of death than non-Hispanic white children.
Low vitamin D status was associated with a 2-fold higher risk for anemia.
Hyperphosphatemia is present in many who say following diets and binder schedules is easy.
Trajectory data indicate that childhood BP levels correlate with BP status at age 38 years.
10% of the population worldwide is impacted by some form of kidney damage.
Children with a ieGFR below 30 mL/min/1.73m2 have 4.5-fold greater odds of having a worse appetite.
Researchers identified 11 risk factors and 9 protective factors related to care gaps.
Researchers report successful use of catheters within 24 hours in urgent situations.
African-American children are 64% more likely to die than white children.
High intact parathyroid hormone levels were associated with a lower estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Researchers also report growing number of cases among women and children.
Older age and a second episode of urinary tract infection identified as risk factors.
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