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End-Stage Renal Disease

Elderly Men with CKD Are at Greater Death Risk

Among elderly patients with CKD, female gender and lower estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) predict a higher risk of progressing to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), whereas male gender and a history of peripheral vascular disease are associated with an increased likelihood of death, according to a study presented at Renal Week 2010 in Denver.

Relief for Haiti’s ESRD Patients

As this issue goes to press, thousands of rescue personnel from the United States and other countries throughout the world are engaged in relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, where the death toll exceeded 100,000.

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