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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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 3 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
about 3 years ago
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Introduction to renal physiology

 
Fatima Zahra Tahraoui
over 1 year ago