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Introduction to renal physiology

 
Fatima Zahra Tahraoui
almost 2 years ago
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Renal Function Tests Useful in Gauging Preeclampsia Risk

Early pregnancy elevations in urine protein-to-creatinine ratios and serum creatinine may be useful markers for preeclampsia risk.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Eye and Kidney Damage in Diabetes Tied to Heart Problems

Diabetes complications like eye, kidney and nerve damage can all increase the odds of hospitalizations and death from heart problems, a recent study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Chronic Kidney Disease Progression on Tenofovir Regimens

Read why there is a critical need for screening and monitoring of kidney dysfunction in HIV disease management.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Initiative Curbs ED Urinary Catheterization in Febrile Kids

Screening of urine bag specimens for urinary tract infections (UTIs) can obviate catheterization in many very young febrile emergency department (ED) patients, according to Pennsylvania-based researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in children

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) was previously known as “adult PKD” because most cases come to medical attention during adulthood. However, clinically important morbidity such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease occurs much earlier. Screening children could detect those affected, and randomised controlled trials show that early intervention reduces disease progression. Despite this, very few children from families with the condition are currently assessed in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in children

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) was previously known as “adult PKD” because most cases come to medical attention during adulthood. However, clinically important morbidity such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease occurs much earlier. Screening children could detect those affected, and randomised controlled trials show that early intervention reduces disease progression. Despite this, very few children from families with the condition are currently assessed in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Remission Common in British Kidney Disease Patients

Remission of chronic kidney stage 3 disease is as common as progression, at least in primary care patients treated in the United Kingdom, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Critical Care in the ED: Acute Kidney Injury

Can this critical condition be adequately managed in the emergency department?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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SCOPE of Kidney Disease Assessed in Europe's Elderly

Nephrologists and geriatricians are joining forces to identify and characterize the full impact of chronic kidney disease on patients older than 75, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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What to Watch for in Genitourinary Cancers

This year's ASCO annual meeting will feature important developments in bladder cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and prostate cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Continuing Nivolumab Beyond Progression May Be Worthwhile in Kidney Cancer

Nivolumab can be effective in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) treated beyond first progression, according to a subgroup analysis of a phase 2 clinical trial.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Springing Into Action: Recapping the 2016 National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

What had everyone chatting on Twitter about the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings? Read on for a roundup.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Early Treatment for Acute Kidney Injury Improves Outcomes

For patients with stage 2 acute kidney injury, early renal replacement therapy improves survival and shortens time on dialysis, mechanical ventilation, and overall hospital stay, investigators report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Postural Therapy May Help Eliminate Residual Renal Stones in Children

Postural therapy appears to help eliminate residual renal stones in children, researchers from France report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant? Not So Fast

Do you really need that kidney first? Drs Berns and Reese discuss UNOS' new rules for kidney transplantation in liver transplant recipients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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CICM First Part Exam Practice SAQs 13052016

CICM First Part Exam Practice questions on renal physiology and pharmacology  
intensiveblog.com
over 3 years ago
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SGEM#154: Here I Go Again, Kidney Stone

Guest Skeptics: Dr. Tony Seupaul and Dr. Marc Phan. Tony is the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arkansas. Marc is a PGY-3 resident in the Emergency Medicine program at the University of Arkansas.  
thesgem.com
over 3 years ago
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European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) 53rd Congress

European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) 53rd Congress: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ERA-EDTA 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago