More than a third of patients required interventions to foster AVF maturation.
Investigators found a 27% decreased risk of kidney adverse events in a study of patients with normal kidney function or mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease.
Differences in medication prescription and diagnostic testing are unlikely to fully explain racial disparities in CKD progression and kidney failure, according to investigators.
Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of transradial vs transfemoral access in patients with CKD undergoing PCI.
Case finding is more effective than population-based screening at identifying individuals with chronic kidney disease.
The approval was based on data from the phase 3 ADVOCATE trial, which evaluated Tavneos in 330 adults with newly diagnosed or relapsed ANCA-associated vasculitis.
Even occasional physical activity was linked to a decreased risk for death from any cause, investigators reported.
The current guideline-recommended creatinine-based eGFR equation incorporates a race coefficient that may overestimate eGFR in Black adults and contribute to discordant care.
Despite similar risk for albuminuria with diabetes, albumin-to-creatinine ratio screening in patients with hypertension remains very low
Impaired communications, power outages, and clean water availability caused by Hurricane Ida were among the challenges facing dialysis providers in Louisiana.