Diagnosis & Disease Information

EVAR Boosts Renal Intervention Risk

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Patients with an endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) should be considered a high-risk group for renal artery interventions and receive closer post-procedure surveillance.

Low Vitamin D, Anemia Linked

GRAPEVINE, Tex.—Higher levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH) D) may lower the risk of anemia and elevated C-reactive protein levels may raise the risk, according to new study findings that may explain much of the high prevalence of anemia among individuals with kidney disease, researchers conclude.

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