August 2018 Issue of Renal And Urology News

August 2018 Issue of Renal And Urology News

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Nephrology Cover Articles

Pre-Dialysis Anemia Ups Mortality After Dialysis Start

Patients with vs without anemia prior to starting hemodialysis (HD) were more likely to die despite achieving target hemoglobin levels at month 4 after HD ...

Substance Use Ups Risks for CKD Progression, Mortality

Persistent cocaine use by patients with chronic kidney disease more than doubled their risk for death.

Urology Cover Articles

BPH, Cancers Linked to Peyronie's Disease

Men with Peyronie's disease have elevated risks of benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis, and testis and prostate cancer, new studies reveal.

Robotics Involved in Most Urologic Cancer Surgeries

In 2015, 69% of surgeries for prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer were performed with robotic assistance, a new meta-analysis shows.

End-of-Life Prostate Cancer-Related Complications Characterized

Men with advanced prostate cancer at diagnosis have an elevated risk of spinal cord compression, renal failure, and other cancer-related morbidities.

Cover Articles

Bardoxolone Shows Promise for ADPKD

In a phase 2 trial that enrolled 31 patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, treatment with bardoxolone resulted in a significant increase in kidney ...

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