Reducing dietary phosphorus is challenging, so researchers have developed a food pyramid for CKD and dialysis patients.
Imaging was associated with a lower risk of positive surgical margins in men with cT1 prostate tumors, but not in other subgroups.
It is cost-effective, potentially saving $21.3 billion over 20 years by preventing 1.1 million cardiovascular events, researchers say.
The FDA has approved a label update for abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) to include data showing that the drug is associated with significantly prolonged overall survival compared with placebo plus prednisone in men with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The data, published recently in The Lancet Oncology (online ahead of print), showed that abiraterone treatment prolonged…
The increased risk is especially pronounced among patients with low serum albumin.
Among patients whose hospital stay was 1-5 days, none had hyponatremia at admission versus 81.6% and 53.8% of those who had a hospital stay of 6-15 days and longer than 15 days, respectively.