Chronic Kidney Disease
Japanese post-marketing study identified no new safety concerns among patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease treated with darbepoetin alfa and followed up for 3 years.
In a Spanish study, endoscopic evaluation of patients with CKD and anemia revealed that 68.2% of patients had at least 1 gastrointestinal lesion.
New study reveals a type 2 diabetes incidence rate of 17.81 cases per 1000 person-years, a rate much higher than in the general population.
Study of patients with CKD stage 3 and asymptomatic hyperuricemia showed that febuoxostat ameliorated the annual decline in eGFR vs placebo in those without proteinuria.
Low serum sodium chloride concentrations are associated with an increased risk of renal function decline events, especially among patients with CKD stage G4 and anemic patients.
Concerns about nutritional deficiency in CKD patients are unfounded, and plant-based diets may actually be good for them, the authors of a new report contend.
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.
Obese or overweight individuals have significantly lower levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D than normal-weight individuals at any level of kidney function, a study found.
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.
A single 30-gram oral dose of sodium polystyrene sulfonate resulted in a significant decrease in serum potassium within 24 hours.
Atrial fibrillation may up stroke risk as much as 1.5 to 2 times in CKD patients, according to study findings.
DOAC users with eGFRs less than 60 mL/min/1.73m2 had a 23% higher risk for bleeding than warfarin users.
VFI approach for direct measurement of glomerular filtration rate is accurate and reproducible.
Decline in rates of cardiac stress testing in Medicare beneficiaries aged 66 years from 2008 to 2012.
Even patients with mild chronic kidney disease were prevented from participating in clinical trials of drugs for bladder, breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers.
Drinking one cup of coffee daily was associated with 24% lower risk for chronic kidney disease.
In a South Korean study, nearly 60% of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes had chronic kidney disease at baseline.
Individuals with higher blood lead levels experienced greater decreases in eGFR.
Persistent cocaine use by patients with chronic kidney disease more than doubled their risk for death.
Anemia is 66% and 84% more likely to develop among patients in the 3rd and 4th quartiles of serum fibroblast growth factor 23 level vs those in the 1st quartile.
Rates of hyperkalemia associated with receipt of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors vary by age and comorbidities.
The risk of chronic kidney disease among women who experience preeclampsia is particularly elevated within 5 years of delivery.
Longitudinal study with preplanned serum potassium measurements may provide a more accurate estimate of the burden of hyperkalemia among CKD patients.
In a phase 2 trial that enrolled 31 patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, treatment with bardoxolone resulted in a significant increase in kidney function.
After adjustment for demographics and diabetes status, microbiome diversity linked to estimated GFR.
A nonsignificant 0.3 mL/min/1.73 m2 difference in eGFR was found between the usual and increased water intake groups after 1 year.
Cystatin C as biomarker, kidney function marker linked to 20-year cumulative incidence of HI.
Patients with chronic kidney disease who sleep 7 hours a night have the highest health-related quality of life, new study finds.
Originally approved for hyponatremia, the medication is the first FDA-approved treatment for rapidly progressing autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in adults.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)