Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody Charnow is the editor of Renal and Urology News.

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Anemia Severity Linked to LVH Risk in Pediatric Dialysis

Anemia Severity Linked to LVH Risk in Pediatric Dialysis

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Time-averaged hemoglobin levels, not hemoglobin cycling, is associated with an increased risk of left ventricular hypertrophy in pediatric dialysis patients, a study found.

Study: Long-Term Darbepoetin Use Safe, Effective in Non-Dialysis CKD

Study: Long-Term Darbepoetin Use Safe, Effective in Non-Dialysis CKD

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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.

Gastrointestinal Lesions Common in Patients With CKD Anemia

Gastrointestinal Lesions Common in Patients With CKD Anemia

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In a Spanish study, endoscopic evaluation of patients with CKD and anemia revealed that 68.2% of patients had at least 1 gastrointestinal lesion.

Gout Patients Have Lower Prevalence of Colorectal Cancer

Gout Patients Have Lower Prevalence of Colorectal Cancer

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The 10-year prevalence of colonoscopy-documented colorectal cancer was 0.8% among gout patients vs 3.7% among osteoarthritis patients.

Prostate Cancer ADT Linked to Higher Risk of Liver Diseases

Prostate Cancer ADT Linked to Higher Risk of Liver Diseases

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Men who received androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer were 54% more likely to be diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease than those who did not, a study found.

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