Investigators reviewed 13 trials of spironolactone and 1 trial of eplerenone.
Older adults and individuals with diabetes did not experience a faster decline in SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers, investigators found.
Routine pain assessments using validated scales are vital to develop personalized management strategies, according to investigators.
Psoriasis may be another risk factor for infectious complications in patients receiving dialysis, according to investigators.
During weeks 12-19 of 2020, the incidence of end-stage kidney disease decreased 20% compared with the same period in 2017-2019, according to a COVID-19 supplement to the US Renal Data System 2020 annual data report.
Patients with multiple myeloma on dialysis who are undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation are at an increased risk for inpatient mortality.
Rates of peritonitis among patients on peritoneal dialysis, in episodes per patient-year, varied from 0.40 in Thailand to 0.26 in the United States, a study found.
Dialysis decision regret less likely for those who discuss prognosis with doctors, complete living will.
In a study of dialysis patients with new-onset nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, investigators found a nearly 3-fold higher incidence of fatal or intracranial bleeding among patients who took apixaban compared with those who received no treatment.
In a study of dialysis patients in Taiwan, hemodialysis patients had a greater risk for acute myocardial infarction than peritoneal dialysis patients.