In a community-based dialysis program, nearly 10% of patients successfully converted from 3 to 2 hemodialysis sessions per week.
Etelcalcetide use in patients with diabetic nephropathy might protect against development of adynamic bone disease, according to investigators.
The highest risk for mortality was observed in the first year after kidney transplantation.
Trial investigated lanthanum carbonate, which has been used worldwide to treat hyperphosphatemia and has been reported to delay vascular calcification.
Study findings highlight the importance of following the clinical trial vaccine administration protocol in patients receiving hemodialysis, according to investigators.
Maintaining the patency of the AVF may be challenging in patients with hyperphosphatemia, study findings suggest.
Older adults and individuals with diabetes did not experience a faster decline in SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers, investigators found.
In a large, single-center study, severe hypocalcemia developed in 1 in 4 patients who underwent total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation.
Routine pain assessments using validated scales are vital to develop personalized management strategies, according to investigators.
Visceral fat area was significantly associated with the risk for cardiovascular events and death and all-cause mortality, whereas coronary artery calcification score was not, a study found.