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National Kidney Foundation Bestows Highest Honor on San Francisco’s Neil Powe, MD

National Kidney Foundation Bestows Highest Honor on San Francisco’s Neil Powe, MD

New York, NY, Dec. 4, 2018 - Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects among them those...

Medical Experts Gather in Atlanta to Improve Clinical Care for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Medical Experts Gather in Atlanta to Improve Clinical Care for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

“I was sick, and I didn’t know why,” Sarah says. “My parents never talked about it at home. I didn’t know about diet and nutrition. I was living in the dark. And, I was bullied...

Top 10 reasons why you must learn onco-nephrology

Top 10 reasons why you must learn onco-nephrology

We have used many chemotherapeutic agents with renal toxicity (1), such as, of course, the notorious cisplatin. As a trainee in oncology more than a quarter of a century ago,...

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy and safety of cinacalcet in pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism receiving dialysis

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy and safety of cinacalcet in pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism receiving dialysis

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An integrated pathology and ultrasonography-based simulation for training in performing kidney biopsy

An integrated pathology and ultrasonography-based simulation for training in performing kidney biopsy

Kidney biopsy is an invasive procedure designed to obtain essential diagnostic and prognostic information regarding the pathology and/or pathogenesis behind a disease process,...

Calcification Of Arteries Related To Dialysis Is Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease Patients From Receiving Kidney Transplants

Calcification Of Arteries Related To Dialysis Is Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease Patients From Receiving Kidney Transplants

Vascular Calcification (hardening of the arteries) is the buildup of calcium salts in soft body tissue such as the veins and arteries and can cause stiffening or even closure....

Home Remedies To Common Stomach & Digestive Issues For CKD & Dialysis Patients

Home Remedies To Common Stomach & Digestive Issues For CKD & Dialysis Patients

1. Nausea and Vomiting: These symptoms should not last long. They commonly suggest viral infection (with no fever) of the digestive tract, excess food consumption, minor...

Correlation between endocapillary proliferative and nephrotic-range proteinuria in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis

Correlation between endocapillary proliferative and nephrotic-range proteinuria in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis

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Cardiovascular and renal effects of chronic exposure to high altitude

Cardiovascular and renal effects of chronic exposure to high altitude

The term ‘high altitude’ is used to define an altitude exceeding 2400 m above sea level. There are more than 140 million people living in these regions, representing 2% of the...

The Impact of Kidney Development on the Life Course: A Consensus Document for Action

The Impact of Kidney Development on the Life Course: A Consensus Document for Action

Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a significant impact on global morbidity and mortality. The Low Birth Weight and Nephron Number Working Group has prepared a...

 Lancet  Countdown paper: what does it mean for nephrology?

Lancet Countdown paper: what does it mean for nephrology?

Advanced Search ‘The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change’ is an initiative established by The Lancet to provide an independent, global monitoring...

Manage Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease | NIDDK

Manage Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease | NIDDK

Management of CKD involves an interdisciplinary approach. Monitoring trends in urine albumin-to-creatinine ratios (UACR) and estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) may be...