Articles about nephrology


ASN and AAKP Advocates Are on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support KidneyX

Last updated: 03/23/2019

Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) are meeting with representatives, senators, and their respective...

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Osteoporosis Experts Discuss Bisphosphonates, Chronic Kidney Disease - The Rheumatologist

Last updated: 03/23/2019

CHICAGO—The osteoporosis session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting opened with a discussion by Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc, professor of medicine at the University of Alabama,...

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Dialysis, transplants may be needed when kidney disease worsens

Last updated: 03/23/2019

Dialysis, transplants may be needed when kidney disease worsens 22 hrs ago When a person’s kidneys can no longer filter blood the way they should, the person is diagnosed with...

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Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology

Last updated: 03/22/2019

American Society of Nephrology Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology Implications for Anticancer Drug Selection and Dosing Morgan A. Casal, Thomas D. Nolin and Jan H....

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Pros and cons of antithrombotic therapy in end-stage kidney disease: a 2019 update

Last updated: 03/22/2019

Advanced Search Abstract Dialysis patients manifest both an increased thrombotic risk and a haemorrhagic tendency. A great number of patients with chronic kidney disease...

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'Air pollution poses risk to kidney patients'

Last updated: 03/22/2019

If respiratory diseases were not enough, it has been reported that air pollution will serve as a major threat to the human kidney too. In a recent study conducted at the...

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Congress, the administration, and kidney care community must further improve care for 30 million Americans

Last updated: 03/21/2019

Congress, the administration, and kidney care community must further improve care for 30 million Americans By Dr. Allen R. Nissenson, Opinion Contributor — 03/18/19 11:55 AM...

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2019 RFN Editors' NephMadness Champion: Terlipressin - Renal Fellow Network

Last updated: 03/21/2019

NephMadness has begun! Submit your 2019 NephMadness picks here. We’ll review some NephMadness basics below and leak our picks for this year. NephMadness is an educational game...

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Two Therapies Found to Help Dialysis Patients with Depression

Last updated: 03/21/2019

For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is...

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NephMadness 2016: Hypertension, Kidney Disease & The Big Dance

Last updated: 03/20/2019

As we are entering the final week of NephMadness, the Hypertension Region has created a lot of discussion amongst the participants as much about the controversy of the region...

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