The procedure is associated with better survival compared with remaining on dialysis, data show
Regulatory changes have enhanced clinicians’ ability to recommend the modality, which offers long-term survival similar to that of hemodialysis.
Podocytes demonstrate a strong reliance on insulin to function properly, according to a study published in Cell Metabolism (2010;12:329-340).
A combination of fibrosis and inflammation one year after kidney transplantation is associated with reduced graft function and graft survival, according to an online report in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Adding amikacin to fluoroquinolone-based antimicrobial prophylaxis decreases infection rates after transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies (TGB), British researchers reported online in BJU International.