From the Journals
Transplant conferred a 70% reduction in overall death risk in patients with end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis.
PARIS – There is no approved medication in the United States or Europe for the often intense itching associated with chronic kidney disease.
► Five-day fever
► Elevated creatinine levels
► Kidney transplant 10 months prior
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Nephrologist urges colleagues to get a grip on how to counsel patients of child-bearing age.
► Elevated levels of AST, ALT, and CPK
► No family history of liver disease
SAN DIEGO – Of those with an eGFR below 60 mL/min per 1.73 m2, follow-up testing for urine albumin/creatinine ratio was done in 24%,...
► Weakness and pain in arms and legs
► Dark urine
► History of vertebral osteomyelitis
Palliative care specialist advises avoiding age cutoffs, considering harms of dialysis.