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The association between apparent treatment resistant hypertension ( ATRH ) and clinical outcomes is not well studied in chronic kidney disease. Researchers have analyzed data on 3367 hypertensive ...


Periodontitis may add to the systemic inflammatory burden in individuals with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ), thereby contributing to an increased morality rate. A study aimed to determine the assoc ...


Cytomegalovirus ( CMV ) is a risk factor for patient and graft survival after kidney transplantation. Researchers at University Transplantation-Center ( UTC ), Hamburg ( Germany ), retrospectively ...


The efficacy of de novo Everolimus ( Certican ) with reduced-exposure calcineurin inhibitor ( CNI ) was examined in kidney transplant subpopulations from the A2309 study that were identified to be at ...


Vascular calcifications and fractures are major complications of chronic kidney disease. Hemodialysis patients have a high prevalence of atrial fibrillation and an increased risk of thromboembolism, w ...


A study has assessed the effect of Pentoxifylline [ Trental ] on proteinuria and renal function in chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) treatment. Researchers systematically searched randomized and non- ...


Children with unilateral Wilms tumor ( WT ) treated with chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy and nephrectomy have excellent survival rates. A solitary functioning kidney is associated with progressive ...


Metanephric neoplasms of the kidney are uncommon, and some cases are associated with papillary carcinoma. Most cases of metanephric adenoma occur in adults, with fewer than 25 cases reported in childr ...


It is known that many medical adverse events can be caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ); however, epidemiologic evidence has not granted an affirmative relationship between NSAID ...


Whether there is a kidney function threshold to statin effectiveness in patients with acute myocardial infarction is poorly understood. A study sought to help fill this gap in clinical knowledge. ...


Edoxaban ( Lixiana, Savaysa ) is an oral, direct, once-daily, factor Xa inhibitor developed for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and for the treatment and secondary prevention of ...


While Darbepoetin alfa ( Aranesp ) can be administered once monthly ( QM ) to maintain haemoglobin ( Hb ) concentrations in anaemic patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis ( CKD-ND ), the ...


Patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention ( PCI ) are at high risk for contrast-induced nephropathy ( CIN ), a complication that has been demonstrated to negatively affect outcome ...


Using two drugs was no more effective than a single drug in slowing disease progression in people with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ( ADPKD ). One of the studies also showed that rig ...


Idiopathic membranous nephropathy is an autoimmune disease. In approximately 70% of patients, it is associated with autoantibodies against the phospholipase A2 receptor 1 ( PLA2R1 ). Antigenic targets ...