A new study found that 24-hour urine phosphorus is inversely related to whole-body retention, but is not related to net intestinal absorption.
In a study, percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with a 72% decreased risk of acute renal failure compared with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Oral sodium bicarbonate treatment was associated with improved lean body mass and kidney function in patients with metabolic acidosis due to CKD stages 3 and 4.
In a South Korean study, nearly 60% of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes had chronic kidney disease at baseline.
Rates of hyperkalemia associated with receipt of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors vary by age and comorbidities.