Latest Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) News
Longitudinal renal function trajectories may enable more individualized prediction of adverse outcomes, researchers conclude.
In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), those in the lowest vs highest quartile of 24-hour urinary potassium excretion had a 3-fold increased risk of CKD progression.
In a new study of patients with chronic kidney disease, the presence of kidney stones, compared with their absence, was significantly associated with a 2.3-fold increased risk of osteoporotic fracture.
In a study, chronic kidney disease was nearly twice as likely to develop in patients who had post-operative complications following nephron-sparing surgery.
A large retrospective study found that the acid-suppressing medications increase the risk of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.
New findings suggest that diabetic patients with advanced chronic kidney disease may need different glucose control strategies depending on whether or not they are transitioning to dialysis.
More than half of US veterans with dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease are statin medications, about one-third receiving high doses of the drugs.
Individuals taking more than 7 defined daily doses of NSAIDs each month had 20% greater risks of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease than those taking none.
New model predicts that maintenance of normal potassium levels in CKD patients to optimize use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone inhibitors can delay progression to ESRD and prolong survival.
Longer follow-up intervals than recommended in current guidelines may be appropriate.
Although a 2013 guideline recommended statin use to more than 65% of adults with CKD, only about 36% of adults with CKD were taking a statin in 2011-2014.
Routine partial nephrectomy yielded longest life expectancy in patients with normal renal function.
Two companion meta-analyses show that early changes in albuminuria can predict the risk for end-stage renal disease.
Elevated calcium-phosphate product at hospital admission is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Spironolactone improved cardiovascular outcomes in heart failure patients with chronic kidney disease, but increased their risk of hyperkalemia.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)