For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), living more than 30 miles from their nephrologist is associated with many unfavorable outcomes.
LOUIS—For years, research has shown that patients with diabetes have an increased risk of kidney disease. But what about the reverse? A new study published in the journal Kidney International provides evidence that kidney dysfunction... View Article
While renal symptoms are a known side effect of proton pump inhibitors, the assumption always has been that the drugs could be discontinued before any lasting damage was done.
A retrospective cohort study recently evaluated warfarin prescription, quality of international normalized ratio (INR) monitoring and of INR control in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) at the VA
Predialysis nephrology care is associated with lower mortality and rates of hospitalization following chronic dialysis initiation.
When is the optimal time to initiate maintenance dialysis in individual patients?
While acute kidney injury (AKI) has been associated with mortality after traumatic injury, little data exists on military servicemembers with combat injuries.
CHICAGO — Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients at the VA have insufficient knowledge about their condition, which is associated with poorer health outcomes, according to a recent study.The report, published in the Clinical Kidney Journal,... View Article
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