End Stage Renal Disease
Recurrent kidney stone formers are at higher risk of end-stage renal disease than patients who form incident symptomatic stones, study finds.
Among US dialysis patients, cardiovascular event rates are highest in those with diabetic nephropathy and lowest among those with IgA nephropathy.
Researchers examined the effects of the end of public funding for the medication in Australia.
Surgical procedure can correct calcium and phosphorus abnormalities and improve coronary artery calcification, study finds.
A single 30-gram oral dose of sodium polystyrene sulfonate resulted in a significant decrease in serum potassium within 24 hours.
Study reveals 15% lower odds of arteriovenous access use at hemodialysis initiation among women vs men.
FGF-23 may have an effect on adipose tissue that contributes to an obesity paradox observed in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Type 2 diabetes is among the leading causes of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but the estimated cumulative risk of ESRD at 20 years after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is less than 1%.
Mean 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels did not differ significantly among groups receiving phosphate binders or dietary therapy.
Prospective study reveals that patients on hemodialysis whose blood selenium concentrations are in the lowest decile have a 3.4-fold higher odds of death.
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) due to autosomal polycystic kidney disease are more likely to receive a kidney transplant than those with ESRD from other causes, new study finds.
In a study, the 30-day readmission rate for hemodialysis patients hospitalized for cardiovascular events was 34.2%.
Fresenius Medical Care North America has promoted Ahmad Sharif, MD, MPH, to Chief Medical Information Officer for North America.
In an Israeli study, individuals who had any type of kidney disease as children had a 4-fold increased risk of end-stage renal disease in adulthood.
New study finds an increase in medical events and institutionalization in the months leading up to dialysis withdrawal.
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- 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)