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.
Increase in prevalence from 2002-2013, with highest prevalence among those aged 12 to less than 18 years.
Iron deficiency may contribute to the relationship between proteinuria and excess FGF-23, researchers suggested.
Within first 12 months, 91% undergo at least 1 imaging study, most often ultrasound.
Increased risk for treatment-related subsequent neoplasms even beyond age 40 years.
Risk of postoperative complications increased for pediatric patients at non-high volume hospitals.
Fracture rates are 2.4- to 3-fold higher than rates found in the general population of children and adolescents.
In a study, renal survival increased by 8.2% with each 10 nmol/L increment in baseline levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
A significant proportion of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have unsuspected chromosomal imbalances.
Daily capsules trigger protective immune response in high-risk children.
High blood glucose might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says.
Survey of nephrologists shows kidney failure becoming more common for expectant moms.
Researchers found 88% higher odds of negative pregnancy outcomes for women with stage 1 CKD and no classic risk factors.
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