Higher proportions of patients in the low to middle income brackets were diagnosed with localized renal cell carcinoma in states allowing Medicaid expansion.
This study examined bladder cancer that developed after radiation for any cancer potentially affecting the organ, not just prostate cancer.
Practitioners who measure only urinary protein-to-creatinine ratio may be able to use a new albumin-to-creatinine ratio estimating equation to diagnose and manage kidney disease.
Clinicians should consider whether a race correction will relieve or exacerbate inequities, according to editorialists.
Global CKD mortality increased 41.5% from 1990 to 2017, researchers reported.
The incidence of distant metastatic prostate cancer increased gradually over 2010 to 2015, investigators reported.
The study expands on prior research by incorporating a larger more diverse CKD/ESRD population followed over a longer period, and it adjusted for several important confounders, such as kidney transplant status.