February 2018 Issue of Renal And Urology News
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Nephrology Cover Articles
Early and late initiation of renal replacement therapy for AKI in critically ill patients are associated with similar long-term risks of death, chronic kidney disease, ...
New findings suggest that national strategies have failed to correct racial/ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation.
Patients with hemoglobin values of 9.7 g/dL or below had more than double the risk for hemorrhagic stroke compared with patients with hemoglobin values of ...
Urology Cover Articles
Each 10 mg/dL increase in serum levels of total and HDL cholesterol are associated with a significant 5% and 14% increased risk of high-grade PCa, ...
Chemoradiation for muscle-invasive bladder cancer is associated with a lower 1-year mortality risk versus radical cystectomy, but at year 2 and beyond, mortality risk is ...
Patient-centeredness should become a core component of clinical practice guidelines, according to Dr Kalantar-Zadeh.
News in Brief
Propensity score matching showed a 5.8 month survival advantage for initial CN vs initial systematic therapy.
Researchers find a higher proportion of hemodialysis patients with interdialytic weight gain greater than 2 kg among patients with versus without obstructive sleep apnea.
Men with greater handgrip strength have a lower risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), new findings suggest.
Nurse managers have a direct impact on the quality of care provided by staff nurses.
Endorsed by the International Society of Urological Pathology in 2014, the 5-tier Gleason grade group system is used routinely today in pathology reports and physician ...
For this population-based cohort study, researchers analyzed the health outcomes of 1,256,725 patients and separated them into warfarin- and non-warfarin-using subgroups.
The transperineal approach to prostate biopsy has recently been adopted at many centers as an alternative to TRUS-B.
Among patients admitted to a coronary care unit, the highest quartile of serum cystatin C levels was associated with a 9.6-fold increased risk of AKI ...
A negative mpMRI is associated with a higher risk for PSA recurrence and metastasis following salvage radiotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy.
Researchers find no significant difference in the median erythropoietin resistance index between patients with versus without residual renal function.
Definitive comparative effectiveness data are lacking for salvage prostatectomy or salvage cryotherapy.
Levels of alkaline phosphatase, calcium, and hemoglobin can independently predict bone metastasis in patients with renal cell carcinoma, Chinese investigators report.
In patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, lupus anticoagulant and combined thrombophilia occur more frequently in those with versus without calciphylaxis, case-control study shows.
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a 6-fold and 4.4-fold increased risk of kidney cancer and urothelial cancers, respectively, than individuals without ESRD.
A rotating shift schedule appeared the most risky.
Partial nephrectomy was associated with decreased odds of death versus radical nephrectomy among patients with cT1b but not cT2 renal cell carcinoma.
Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists found to lower hospital readmission risk in patients with heart failure and concomitant diabetes or renal insufficiency.
New technique uses silicone-based polymer inks to create prostate models with the tactile sensation, pliability, and texture of a real prostate.
A study showed longer survival among patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer who achieved a PSA level of 0.2 ng/mL or less 7 months after ...
Robotic-assisted kidney transplantation is associated with a low complication rate and excellent graft function, European study shows.
Clinicians need to ask about cancers among members of the maternal and paternal sides of a family.
End-stage renal disease is more likely to develop in individuals with serum albumin levels of 4.1 g/dL or below than in those with levels of ...
Renal and Urology News Articles
- Radium-223 Use in mCRPC Differs By Race
- Brachytherapy for Favorable-Risk Prostate Cancer Continues to Decline
- Kidney Damage in Younger Adults Tied to NSAID Use
- Abiraterone, Prednisone With Androgen Deprivation Therapy Show Durable Efficacy in Metastatic Castration-Naive Prostate Cancer
- Metastatic Prostate Cancer Responds to Novel Radiation Therapy
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)