February 2019 Issue of Renal And Urology News
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Nephrology Cover Articles
In a study of nearly 300,000 South Koreans, individuals who tested positive for hepatitis B virus had an 11% higher risk of CKD.
Elevated calcium-phosphate product at hospital admission is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Urology Cover Articles
IBD is associated with a nearly 5-fold increased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.
A history of kidney stones is associated with an increased risk of papillary renal cell carcinoma and upper tract urothelial carcinoma, according to a large ...
The risk of virtually all early postoperative complications increases with increasing patient age at radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer.
Study results point to a future when whole exome sequencing will be the method of choice for identifying genetic causes of CKD.
News in Brief
Researchers found no significant difference in 30-day postoperative complications between patients who received neoadjuvant chemotherapy and those who did not.
In a small study, sunitinib recipients who took royal jelly, a substance produced by worker honeybees for queen bees, were less likely to experience fatigue ...
Patients who remain on loop diuretics after starting hemodialysis (HD) experience lower rates of hospitalization and intradialytic hypotension during the first year on HD, a ...
A study found that more than half of information breaches at health care organizations were due to internal issues such as sending emails to the ...
In general, ethical tension exists when a physician's obligation to promote a patient's best interests competes with the physician's obligation to respect the patient's autonomy.
The 3-year survival rate was 81% for patients who underwent EBRT plus standard care vs 73% for those who had standard care alone.
Men with Gleason score 9 to 10 prostate cancer derive no significant survival benefit from androgen deprivation therapy.
Study implicates growing prevalence of metabolic and dietary risk factors as important contributors to increases in CKD burden.
In a large retrospective study, the risk of end-stage renal disease was 6-fold higher in patients with Crohn's disease compared with controls.
Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer had a 22% decreased risk of disease progression if they received neoadjuvant rather than adjuvant chemotherapy, a study found.
In a study of adults with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease, women had a significant 28% decreased risk of end-stage renal disease compared with men.
Sex, high and low baseline potassium levels, and reduced renal function independently predict hyper- and hypokalemia in patients with heart failure.
In a Spanish study, the highest vs lowest tertile of dietary zinc intake was associated with a significant 66% increased relative risk of low-grade prostate ...
In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease, the technique for sequencing protein-coding genes yielded a genetic diagnosis in 9.3% of cases.
Spironolactone improved cardiovascular outcomes in heart failure patients with chronic kidney disease, but increased their risk of hyperkalemia.
The investigational drug appeared safe and effective in 3 phase 2b trials.
Investigators report a significant 27% increased risk of Parkinson's disease among individuals aged 65 years and older but less than 75 years.
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 ...
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