Living kidney donation was associated with higher diastolic blood pressure, lower estimated glomerular filtration rates, and increased relative risk of preeclampsia and end-stage renal disease.
Children who receive a non-kidney solid organ transplant have an increased risk for AKI in the first year after surgery and is associated with an increased risk of CKD.
A 6 variable model predicted advanced chronic kidney disease in patients with acute kidney injury.
Treating lower UTIs with diclofenac may help in optimizing antibiotic treatments.
This approval provides an additional treatment option for patients with complicated urinary tract infection.
Researchers observed excess community-acquired infections incidence in individuals with mild to severe chronic kidney disease.
Intradetrusor injection of onabotulinumtoxin A impairs afferent and efferent nerves, but an injection-free drug delivery approach only impairs the bladder afferent nerves.
It is unclear whether all recurrent kidney stone formers benefit from 24-hour urine collection.
Noctiva is designed to increase absorption of water through the kidneys, decreasing urine production.
Researchers used data from 83 studies to develop guideline for management of patients with small renal masses.
The guidelines provide a clinical framework for the diagnosis and treatment of male urethral stricture.
Guideline from the American Urological Association has been revised to incorporate the management of patients with staghorn renal stones.
Baseline renal function tests may predict the risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth for pregnant women with hypertension.
A patient with type 2 diabetes is undergoing dialysis and needs to control his HbA1c levels while fasting during Ramadan.
In patients with COPD, chronic renal failure is more likely and can be detected from decreased glomerular filtration rates.
A renal transplant recipient experienced drug interaction-induced calcineurin inhibitor nephrotoxicity after starting a cobicistat-containing combination treatment for HIV.
A patient with type 2 diabetes presents with elevated microalbumin levels and a recent history of elevated glucose due to bedtime snacking.
The organization encourages dialysis providers to improve current infection control practices.
The annual incidence of kidney stones has increased 16% between 1997 and 2012
A new online risk calculation tool predicts kidney failure odds in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Researchers found a 15% to 20% reduction in the risk of hospitalization for or death from heart failure in patients who received cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D).
A 29-year-old woman, 12 years post-liver transplant, presents with fever and tachycardia and had recently reported fatigue, weakness, and abdominal pain.
Five EKG parameters can identify chronic kidney disease patients at risk for cardiovascular death.
Training can help reduce fluid and salt intake in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Monitoring kidney function in hospitalized patients can help prevent acute kidney injury.
People who drink more than one sugary beverage per day have an increased risk of developing NAFLD.
Ezetimibe did not outperform placebo in reducing liver fat in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
Patients with psoriasis should avoid long-term use of medications that are toxic to the kidneys.
Patient with psoriasis were unsuccessfully treated with conventional therapies before treatment with biologics.
After taking a spinning exercise class, a woman developed acute kidney injury.