This limitation of the kidney failure risk equation may affect advanced care planning for the oldest patients with advanced CKD.
Disruptions in end-stage kidney disease care disproportionately affected socially disadvantaged populations.
The risk of lupus nephritis flares decreased with belimumab treatment, investigators reported.
Understanding how prostate cancer affects death after kidney failure is important for appropriate management and guideline development.
Emerging data demonstrate that iron is an important regulator of FGF23.
During the initial height of the pandemic in 2020, the documented incidence of end-stage kidney disease, defined as initiation of maintenance dialysis or receipt of a preemptive kidney transplant, decreased compared with corresponding periods during 2017-2019.
The current guideline-recommended creatinine-based eGFR equation incorporates a race coefficient that may overestimate eGFR in Black adults and contribute to discordant care.
This study is the first to find an association between hyperuricemia and MCD progression in adults.
New study findings “are critically important in patient counseling and surgical planning, particularly for patients with risk factors for renal deterioration,” according to investigators.
In FIDELITY, investigators pooled data from more than 13,000 patients from the FIDELIO-DKD and FIGARO-DKD trials.