In a phase 3 trial, tenapanor, which reduces paracellular phosphate transport in the intestine, lowered elevated serum phosphorus in patients on hemodialysis.
Almost half of incident hyperkalemia events are followed by changes in RAAS inhibitor therapy.
Improved visualization of prostatic arteries shortens procedure time and decreases radiation exposure, new findings suggest.
In a study, CKD patients with OSA treated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) had significantly higher eGFR after 12 months of treatment than those not receiving CPAP.
A phase 2 study demonstrated higher rates of pathologic complete response or minimal residual disease.
If direct measurements of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) cannot be obtained, the CKD-EPI and FAS equations should be preferred to estimate GFR, investigators concluded.
Serum hepcidin rises significantly as early as 4 and 8 hours after percutaneous coronary intervention.
Decreasing salt intake may benefit patients with nocturia who are heavy salt users, according to a new study published in Neurourology and Urodynamics. In a prospective study, Tomohiro Matsuo, MD, and colleagues from Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Nagasaki, Japan, analyzed changes in lower urinary tract symptoms in 321 patients with nocturia…