A study of Chinese patients revealed that the increased risk of chronic kidney disease progression was present regardless of baseline kidney function.
Dietitians and nephrologists only communicated sometimes on kidney nutrition care in 60% or more of countries
Recent findings suggest that impaired kidney function may better reflect anorexia severity.
By the end of 2020, the cumulative incidence of COVID-19 diagnoses was 7.7% and 15.8% among individuals with CKD and those undergoing dialysis, respectively.
A study of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) demonstrated that as kidney function decreased, so did the likelihood of receiving any AF treatment.
In a study of patients receiving dialysis, 1 in 5 patients fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, had undetectable levels of antibodies 5 to 6 months after vaccination.
Suppressed drug metabolism was identified in patients with various inflammatory conditions.
Perceptions of telehealth vary among older patients with chronic kidney disease, their care partners, and providers.
Atrasentan lowers the risk for a composite of kidney failure, doubling of serum creatinine, or kidney death consistently across subgroups of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio and estimated glomerular filtration rate.
A sex-specific difference in dialysis initiation emerged in a study of participants in the multinational Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study.