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Dialysis, organ transplant may increase odds for certain types of cancer.
Overall one- and ten-year survival rates of the transplanted organs in commercial recipients compared with controls were 91% and 22% vs. 98% and 44%.
Meta-analysis suggests a 9% decreased 5-year mortality risk associated with pre-transplant peritoneal dialysis versus hemodialysis.
The association is independent of anemia, according to researchers.
10% rise in antibiotic resistance would lead to 2,100 more deaths, 40,000 more infections yearly.
Found to have higher mortality, readmission, surgical costs after controlling for patient factors.
Reduction in left ventricular hypertrophy predicts a decreased long-term risk of death and cardiovascular events, study finds.
Hypomagnesemia after a kidney transplant is associated with a 58% increased risk of new-onset diabetes.
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.
Findings in de novo kidney recipients receiving no pharmacologic CMV prophylaxis.
Review indicates that doctors who operate the night before another surgery do well.
They have double the risk of invasive melanoma and triple the risk of dying from it.
Patients who listened to music had less pain, anxiety, and analgesia use after their operations, compared with patients receiving routine care or non-drug interventions.
Findings among end-stage renal disease patients initiating dialysis in Georgia.
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)