June 2018 Issue of Renal And Urology News
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Nephrology Cover Articles
The number of transplants in the United States involving organs from individuals who died from a drug overdose rose from 149 in 2000 to 3533 ...
Originally approved for hyponatremia, the medication is the first FDA-approved treatment for rapidly progressing autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in adults.
In a study, initial treatment with ketorolac vs an opioid was associated with a shorter stay in the emergency department and lower likelihood of hospital ...
Urology Cover Articles
Study documents a drop in the incidence of de novo metastatic PCa from 1980 to 2011 in the United States.
Findings from the largest study to date examining the effect of TRT in prostate cancer patients build on previous evidence showing that the treatment does ...
CMS also has upcoming plans to impose fiscal penalties related to dialysis treatment.
News in Brief
In a large study, tamsulosin use was not associated with a significant improvement in spontaneous stone passage rates compared with placebo among patients with acute ...
Patients with higher levels of serum fibrinogen have higher rates of progression.
Health care cybersecurity is an area with severe shortages.
For renal calculi 5 to 20 mm in diameter, treatment with flexible ureterorenoscopy was associated with higher stone-free and freedom from reintervention rates vs ESWL.
Study finds no difference in all-cause mortality among patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure who received implantable cardioverter defibrillators and those who did ...
Study questions the efficacy and safety of prescribing anticoagulants to older patients with atrial fibrillation and nondialysis chronic kidney disease.
Use of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors before and after diagnosis of the malignancy is associated with a 15% and 22% decreased risk of bladder cancer mortality, respectively.
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, investigators find that acute kidney injury not requiring hospitalization is associated with a 90% increased mortality risk.
Study shows that the risk of recurrence after salvage radiotherapy is inversely related to the number of nodes resected at radical prostatectomy.
Among patients younger than 40, the prevalence of end-stage renal disease secondary to ADPKD was 9.94% among non-Hispanic blacks vs 7.68% among non-Hispanic whites.
Among patients on peritoneal dialysis, the odds of death are 32% lower among those with vs without autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, meta-analysis finds.
Treatment with a novel urea formulation that is available in the United States safely improves plasma sodium levels, small study shows.
According to the EDGE Research consortium, both techniques should be in the armamentarium of the urologist.
Thicker bladder wall and a tower-shaped curve on uroflowmetry are associated with shorter healing periods among pediatric patients with overactive bladder.
Identifying a patient's preferences and goals leads to a care plan that can reflect those goals, and this may improve patient satisfaction.
In a study, increases in red blood cell distribution width during the first year of dialysis was associated with greater risks for death.
Men and women who smoke are at 2.3-fold and 2.7-fold increased risk of bladder cancer compared with non-smokers.
Both younger age and more recent exposure to some antibiotics were associated with greater risks for kidney stones.
Renal and Urology News Articles
- Acute Renal Failure in CKD Patients Less Likely With PCI
- Gout Associated With Increased Risk of Developing Erectile Dysfunction
- The Potential Role for PARP Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer
- More Targeted Sodium Reduction Strategies Proposed
- Cytoreductive Surgery for Metastatic PCa Linked to More Complications
- FDA Recalls Drugs Containing Active Ingredient Valsartan
- Correcting Metabolic Acidosis May Preserve Muscle Mass
- Infection Risk Lower in Dialysis Patients With High, Normal Vitamin D
- Urine Cytology May Not Improve Hematuria Evaluation for Bladder Cancer
- Aggressive Therapy Warranted for Gleason 10 Prostate Cancer
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NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- 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)