Sotagliflozin might help patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease who are hospitalized with heart failure avoid a readmission, study results suggest.
Whether successful treatment of depression reduces the risk for progression needs to be determined.
In a large population-based study, patients on dialysis had the highest incidence rates for major surgeries.
But EKFC equation was developed and validated only in White populations.
The new KDIGO guideline highlights specific management differences by CKD severity.
Investigators identify risks factors for infection-related acute care events in children and adults with glomerular disease.
In a study, patients with moderate to severe CKD vs mild or no CKD had increased risk for death and recurrent venous thromboembolism.
About 1 in 3 patients would be reclassified to more severe chronic kidney disease stage.
New findings could allow clinicians to have more nuanced discussions with patients who have chronic kidney disease regarding the long-term risks associated with alpha blocker use to control blood pressure.
Length of stay, costs, mortality risk greater than for children hospitalized with other chronic illnesses.