Chronic Kidney Disease
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.
New study reveals a type 2 diabetes incidence rate of 17.81 cases per 1000 person-years, a rate much higher than in the general population.
Study of patients with CKD stage 3 and asymptomatic hyperuricemia showed that febuoxostat ameliorated the annual decline in eGFR vs placebo in those without proteinuria.
Low serum sodium chloride concentrations are associated with an increased risk of renal function decline events, especially among patients with CKD stage G4 and anemic patients.
Concerns about nutritional deficiency in CKD patients are unfounded, and plant-based diets may actually be good for them, the authors of a new report contend.
A new study found that 24-hour urine phosphorus is inversely related to whole-body retention, but is not related to net intestinal absorption.
In a study, percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with a 72% decreased risk of acute renal failure compared with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Obese or overweight individuals have significantly lower levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D than normal-weight individuals at any level of kidney function, a study found.
Oral sodium bicarbonate treatment was associated with improved lean body mass and kidney function in patients with metabolic acidosis due to CKD stages 3 and 4.
A single 30-gram oral dose of sodium polystyrene sulfonate resulted in a significant decrease in serum potassium within 24 hours.
Atrial fibrillation may up stroke risk as much as 1.5 to 2 times in CKD patients, according to study findings.
DOAC users with eGFRs less than 60 mL/min/1.73m2 had a 23% higher risk for bleeding than warfarin users.
VFI approach for direct measurement of glomerular filtration rate is accurate and reproducible.
Decline in rates of cardiac stress testing in Medicare beneficiaries aged 66 years from 2008 to 2012.
Even patients with mild chronic kidney disease were prevented from participating in clinical trials of drugs for bladder, breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers.
Drinking one cup of coffee daily was associated with 24% lower risk for chronic kidney disease.
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