The job market for new nephrologists is continuing to improve, and most fellows would recommend nephrology to medical students or residents.
Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria.
For women at high risk for cystitis recurrence who drink low volumes of fluid daily, increasing water intake prevents recurrence.
The use of a moderate to low susceptibility antibiotic to treat a urinary tract infection [UTI] may result in a 1.74-fold increase in the odds of an emergency department readmission within 30 days for another UTI.
Correlation between PPI and hip fracture persisted for subgroups with low, medium, high PPI use.
Kidneys of neonates with left heart obstruction consistently found to be larger than normal.
Patient reported experience has recently been incorporated into Quality Incentive Programs for dialysis centers across the United States. Lower patient experience scores were reported in for-profit, free-standing, and large dialysis organization centers.
Due to limited evidence, other experts urge caution in implementing guideline for women.
Five evidence-based recommendations list tests, procedures that doctors, patients should question.
All 20 recipients experienced HCV cure, good quality of life, excellent renal function.
The Belmont Report provides an appropriate framework for living donor organ transplantation.
Two devices designed to create arteriovenous fistula in patients with CKD in need of hemodialysis
Percutaneous ablation compared with partial, radical nephrectomy for 4,310 patients aged 66 years
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure
Implementing a urinary tract infection quality improvement program resulted in a decrease in UTI diagnoses in orthopedic patients.
Much steeper decline in adjusted mean eGFR for those with diagnosed diabetes versus those without
Patients with mild, moderate renal impairment showed improvement in renal biomarkers over one year
Findings based on one-year follow-up after a hospitalization complicated by acute kidney injury
Trained water consumption increase does not significantly reduce the decline of kidney function in individuals with chronic kidney disease.
Prophylaxis safely, effectively prevents HCV transmittance in noninfected patients receiving kidney transplants from HCV-positive donors.
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.