Odds of diabetic kidney disease higher in obese teens receiving medical therapy vs bariatric surgery for T2DM.
Reduction seen for risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease.
If confirmed, findings from 2 new studies would have important clinical implications for phosphate intake in the general population.
Thirty-two key recommendations focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of hepatitis C virus.
Lack of knowledge, time, clinical support tools are barriers cited by primary care providers.
Gout more than doubles the risk for end-stage kidney disease.
Use of French-based allocation model would allow transplant of 62% of discarded US kidneys.
Study concludes that few of the associated risk factors are modifiable and that clinicians should stress possible outcomes related to urinary dysfunction prior to patients receiving treatment for rectal cancer.
Aneurysms detected by presymptomatic screening, more frequent in those with hypertension, smoking.
ESKD risk highest for women with preterm preeclampsia and/or preeclampsia in 2 pregnancies.
Complication rates similar for patients with, without ESKD undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
A significant percentage of patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) are treated with an empiric antibiotic agent to which the etiologic bacteria is resistant.
Weight loss before transplantation associated with increased hospitalization LOS, graft loss, mortality.
Strongest correlation seen at ages 0 to 9 years; risk still increased at 10 to 19, 20 to 43 years.
A new clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of recurrent urinary tract infections in women was released by the AUA together with the Canadian Urological Association, and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction.
Slower eGFR decline seen in association with greater adherence to overall and healthy plant-based diets.
A simple point-of-care urine test can rapidly detect preeclampsia.
Urovant Sciences announced topline data from the phase 3 EMPOWUR trial which evaluated vibegron in adult patients with symptoms of overactive bladder.
There are limited published data on the efficacy and safety of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis and atrial fibrillation.
Algorithms that combine Internet of Things technologies and in-home sensory devices with machine learning techniques can be used to monitor the health and well-being of people with dementia.