Women face unique challenges to their kidney health, including during pregnancy, according to a new report.
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Risk of hospitalization up for Hispanic patients with lower scores on Ambulatory Care Experiences Survey
Authors of a recent editorial contend that federal reimbursement polices discourage delivery of the complex care needed by patients with chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis.
Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor-1 tied to decline in multiethnic cohort
Patients with, without chronic kidney disease have less acute renal failure with PCI.
Association found in a Japanese study of individuals in the general population who did not have chronic kidney disease.
Kidneys of neonates with left heart obstruction consistently found to be larger than normal
Patients with both CKD and hepatitis C virus infection are at nearly 2-fold higher risk of end-stage renal disease with those who have CKD only.
Increased inter-arm difference in systolic blood pressure independently predicts development of chronic kidney disease in the general population, a new study suggests.
The increased risk of chronic kidney disease is more pronounced among women who undergo the procedure at age 45 years or younger.
Researchers report a significant 41% decreased mortality risk among patients with advanced CKD who used statins compared with those who did not.
Low eGFR and worsening renal function are independently associated with a nearly 3-fold increased mortality risk among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Researchers find that physicians prescribe much longer courses of PPI therapy to patients with vs without CKD, despite the potential nephrotoxic effects.
Among individuals with chronic kidney disease, those in the top quartile of daily caffeine consumption had a 25% lower risk of death vs those in the bottom quartile.
Japanese post-marketing study identified no new safety concerns among patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease treated with darbepoetin alfa and followed up for 3 years.
In a Spanish study, endoscopic evaluation of patients with CKD and anemia revealed that 68.2% of patients had at least 1 gastrointestinal lesion.
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