A new online risk calculation tool predicts kidney failure odds in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Training can help reduce fluid and salt intake in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Patient with psoriasis were unsuccessfully treated with conventional therapies before treatment with biologics.
Compared with intensive home hemodialysis treatments, kidney transplant patients had better survival rates, but higher early rates of hospitalization.
Is it common to see renal failure triggered by high doses of topical acyclovir?
Is it safe to restart osteoporosis medications in patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease?
Patients on dialysis much watch their potassium intake from vegetables like potatoes. Offer this cooking tip.
If a patient has a nonfunctional arteriovenous (AV) shunt in one arm and a functional shunt used for dialysis in the other, does the avoidance of an IV access in the arm with the nonfunctional shunt still apply?
Belatacept (Nulojix) received FDA approval for use with other immunosuppressants to prevent organ rejection among kidney transplant recipients.
One of the most common causes of chronic kidney failure, polycystic kidney disease is an inherited condition with no proven treatment.
Patients with chronic kidney disease as determined by elevated creatinine, cystatin C and albuminuria, had a 3-fold increased risk for death and a 4-fold increased risk for end-stage renal disease compared with those whose CKD was predicted by creatinine alone.
Paricalcitol, a vitamin D analogue, may be an effective adjunctive therapy to renin-agniotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors for treating patients with diabetes who have a high risk for residual kidney problems.