Right-sided flank pain has been present for several months and occurs when standing, bending, and lifting—pain only improves when laying down.
Compared with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids are more likely to result in adverse kidney outcomes and death, a study found.
Global CKD mortality increased 41.5% from 1990 to 2017, researchers 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.
Unchecked, CKD will progress to end-stage renal disease, an advanced form of CKD that necessitates renal replacement therapy.
Delafloxacin may provide a feasible alternative antibiotic monotherapy option for treating patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) who have renal impairment in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
eGFR did not significantly change with supplementation vs placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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.