Most Recent Articles by Natasha Persaud
In a Japanese study, patients with the lowest serum phosphate levels at dialysis initiation had the greatest death risk.
In a small trial, patients receiving 300 U and 500 U of intravesical abobotulinumtoxin A experienced reductions in nocturia episodes at 12 and 24 weeks.
In a study, percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation reduced nocturia episodes by 0.8 on average.
Trial results do not support use of vitamin D receptor activators to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease and low intact parathyroid hormone levels.
Nocturia improved 43% in patients receiving oral desmopressin alone and 64.3% in those receiving desmopressin and an alpha-blocker.
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