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Kidney Donation Linked to Increased Hypertension Risk

September 20, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Mean eGFR increased for Caucasian and African-American kidney donors, plateaued after incident HTN Read article


Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries

September 12, 2019 International disparities observed, with survival generally higher in Australia, Canada, and Norway

Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices

September 11, 2019 Difference in spending seems to be due to greater service utilization; no difference seen in care quality

Expansion of Peritoneal Dialysis Feasible

September 10, 2019 Initiation of PD increased above national trends after implementation of multidisciplinary tool

Gout May Up Risk for Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

September 09, 2019 Gout more than doubles the risk for end-stage kidney disease

Machine Learning Algorithms Promising in Kidney Diagnostics

September 06, 2019 Machine learning algorithms can aid in assessment of renal histopathology

Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation in Med School Matriculants

September 06, 2019 Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native students underrepresented versus U.S. population

Offers of Viable Deceased Donor Kidneys Frequently Refused

August 30, 2019 Eighty-four percent of kidneys declined on behalf of at least one candidate before being accepted

Cerebrovascular Risk Factors May Up Risk for Parkinson Disease

August 30, 2019 Most cerebrovascular risk factors linked to higher risk for subsequent diagnosis of Parkinson disease

Family Dissatisfaction Greater When Intensive End-of-Life CKD Care Utilized

August 30, 2019 Receipt of maintenance dialysis and more intensive patterns of end-of-life care linked to lower ratings

Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality

August 28, 2019 Effect on patient mortality risk may be intensified when both RN, nursing support staffing are low

Psoriasis Independently Linked to Increased Mortality Risk

August 27, 2019 Comorbidities such as CVD, diabetes, COPD, cancer, CKD, and stroke mediate part of the association

Rates of Palliative Care Rising for Inpatients With ESKD on Dialysis

August 26, 2019 However, significant racial disparities exist and persist across all hospital subtypes

Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders

August 23, 2019 Odds increased for mental health disorders, HIV infection, systemic illnesses

Hospitalizations With Psych Diagnosis Common in ESKD

August 23, 2019 Dialysis adults hospitalized with psychiatric diagnoses have higher risk for all-cause death

Factors ID’d in Pregnancy Chances After Kidney Transplant

August 20, 2019 Likelihood of pregnancy after kidney transplant higher for Hispanic women versus white women