Latest Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) News
Two companion meta-analyses show that early changes in albuminuria can predict the risk for end-stage renal disease.
Elevated calcium-phosphate product at hospital admission is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Spironolactone improved cardiovascular outcomes in heart failure patients with chronic kidney disease, but increased their risk of hyperkalemia.
Odds of CKD up with beverage pattern consisting of higher intake of sweetened soda, fruit drinks, water
In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease, the technique for sequencing protein-coding genes yielded a genetic diagnosis in 9.3% of cases.
In a study of nearly 300,000 South Koreans, individuals who tested positive for hepatitis B virus had an 11% higher risk of CKD.
In a study of adults with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease, women had a significant 28% decreased risk of end-stage renal disease compared with men.
Patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease who have 3 or more comorbidities are 3 times more likely to start dialysis than those with no comorbidities, a study found.
Findings observed for veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease
Study implicates growing prevalence of metabolic and dietary risk factors as important contributors to increases in CKD burden.
Rural Zuni Indians with kidney disease had improved activation in their own health and health care
In a meta-analysis, the risks for premature death nearly doubled, CKD nearly tripled, and ESRD nearly quintupled after an episode of acute kidney injury.
Use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents to treat anemia in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease has been decreasing since the October 2009 publication of TREAT results.
In their 2018 cholesterol guidelines, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend individualized risk and treatment options.
Allopurinol use is not associated with renal function decline among those with newly diagnosed gout.
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- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
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