A committee of nephrologists and cardiologists developed 6 recommendations to improve hyperkalemia management.
Kidney stone prevalence has been on the rise for decades, but kidney stone specialists predict higher worldwide temperatures brought on by human activity will exacerbate the trend.
Risk for relapse lower with removal of small, asymptomatic, secondary kidney stones during endoscopic removal of primary stone
Diets high in calcium and potassium prevent kidney stones, new findings show.
Patients with gout flare have increased odds of cardiovascular events, independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors.
Author reviews calciphylaxis incidence, risk factors, pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, and treatment.
Vaccinated kidney transplant recipients show impaired neutralization against emerging COVID-19 variants of concern.
Study finds that among women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI), those with antimicrobial-resistant isolates are at increased risk for progression to complicated UTI vs those with susceptible isolates.
A recent review underscores the possible adverse effects of ketogenic diets including increased risks for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and kidney stones.
Nearly 74% of hemodialysis patients experienced pre-dialysis hyperkalemia within 1 year of enrollment in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study, according to investigators.
Calciphylaxis treatment should include a multimodal approach with a focus on supportive care, infection prevention, pain management, and wound healing.
The risk for a first-time symptomatic kidney stone begins to increase in the second trimester and peaks 0 to 3 months after delivery, a study findings suggest.
Patient characteristics, such as dialysis use and diabetes status, appeared to be influential factors.
Patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes have a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but now, a new study shows that type 1 diabetes patients are more susceptible to both cardiovascular and renal disease.
Early detection of iron status may improve cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with CKD, according to investigators.
Bone loss in patients with kidney stone disease, particularly in men, has been underappreciated in clinical practice, according to investigators.
Nearly 80% of patients in a recent study had very low serum zinc values, which raises concern for the advanced CKD population at large, according to investigators.
Biopsy results support a SARS-CoV-2 kidney tropism in both proximal and distal tubules, according to the investigators, despite the absence of definitive ultrastructural evidence.
For patients with end-stage kidney disease, there has been little improvement in rates of waitlist placement or transplantation since 1997.
Social determinants of health and race are associated with the likelihood of undergoing a kidney transplant.