Polypharmacy, Side Effects, and Nutrition in CKD

Significant changes in metabolism and nutrition, as well as extra-renal changes, occur in patients with progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), and are associated with increased use of pharmacotherapy. Further, treatment of patients with...
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Performance of Race-Free GFR Equations Among Kidney Transplant Recipients

Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is the best marker of allograft function and is a predictor of  allograft and patient survival among kidney transplant...

Waitlist Eligibility and Racial Disparities in Access to Kidney Transplantation

The optimal treatment for those with kidney disease at risk of kidney failure is kidney transplantation. Transplantation policy in the United States requires a...
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Blood Pressure in Kidney Transplant Recipients Versus CKD Patients

In patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and in kidney transplant recipients, hypertension is a major cardiovascular risk factor. In both of those patient...
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SGLT-2i Therapy in Kidney Transplant Recipients With Diabetes

In non-transplant patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and diabetes, the use of sodium glucose linked transporter inhibitors (SGLT-2i) has been shown to reduce...
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Pregnancy Post-Transplant and eGFR Slope

Pregnancy following kidney transplantation has become more common in recent years. The voluntary Transplant Pregnancy Registry International (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) has registered more than 1100...