CHICAGO—N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may be superior to ascorbic acid in preventing contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients with renal insufficiency, Korean researchers reported here at the American Heart Association annual scientific sessions.
CHICAGO—Elevated troponin levels are associated with renal insufficiency in patients with heart failure, a new study found.
As with adults, proteinuria reflects CKD severity in children, according to researchers. Their study of 213 children with mild to moderate CKD revealed that proteinuria correlates with glomerular filtration rate (GFR), regardless of CKD cause or other factors.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Class IV patients with diffuse lupus glomerulonephritis with crescents may require more aggressive therapy directed at non-immune complex mediated necrotizing glomerulonephritis compared to patients without crescents, according to a new study.