Moderate to heavy ethanol consumption increases the five-year risk, an Australian study shows.
Considering the advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of glomerular disease, we formed a Glomerulonephritis Board (GN Board) at Cleveland Clinic that brings together key medical specialists.
The electronic medical record (EMR) has enabled creation of a CKD registry, a database that contains demographic information, clinical parameters, and outcome measurements of more than 41,000 CKD patients who have received medical care within the Cleveland Clinic Health System since January 2005.
Many nephrologists feel increasingly bewildered by heightened discussion about the upcoming bundling system for dialysis patients. The dialysis industry is a unique and giant enterprise serving nearly a half million Americans with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).