More than a third of patients required interventions to foster AVF maturation.
Even occasional physical activity was linked to a decreased risk for death from any cause, investigators reported.
Understanding how prostate cancer affects death after kidney failure is important for appropriate management and guideline development.
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.
Dissatisfaction with taking phosphate binders may influence medication adherence and ultimately clinical outcomes, according to investigators.
This study supports the role of the dialysis facility as a systems-level barrier in referral for kidney transplantation, according to investigators.
Paricalcitol and/or calcimimetic use is associated with improved survival in patients with COVID-19 receiving maintenance hemodialysis, a study found.
Impaired communications, power outages, and clean water availability caused by Hurricane Ida were among the challenges facing dialysis providers in Louisiana.
Among children on dialysis, those with lupus nephritis were more likely to be hospitalized.
Compared with standard insulin therapy, closed-loop insulin therapy was associated with less time in hypoglycemia.