A 6-month program of intra-dialytic cycling improved left ventricular mass.
Three simple hospitalization trajectories may identify individuals with CKD who are at high risk for kidney failure and early mortality, according to investigators.
Among the study findings, primary nephrotic syndrome was associated with an excess risk of heart failure hospitalization.
Delays in waitlisting can result in some patients losing their priority status for high-quality deceased donor kidneys with the lowest risk of failure.
In a case series, SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers increased after the third dose in a third of patients who previously had no response to vaccination.
Excess deaths estimated at 8.7 to 12.9 per 1000 ESRD patients, representing a total of 6953 to 10,316 excess deaths
Findings support COVID-19 vaccination of patients on dialysis but suggest that a shift in vaccine strategy for kidney transplant recipients may be warranted.
A study of patients who initiated dialysis in the Southeast United States found that those receiving care at for-profit facilities were 16% less likely to receive a kidney transplant referral than patients at non-profit facilities.
In a small trial, patients with the highest tertile of IL-6 experienced significantly faster progression of diabetic kidney disease.
Among patients with nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis, the cardiovascular event rate was 74.4 per 1000 person-years.