Inpatient Healthcare Use among Children and Adolescents with CKD

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a continuing public health problem. CKD is a progressive disease and children with CKD may progress to kidney failure requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation. Pediatric patients whose CKD does...
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ß2 as Marker of Kidney Function in Patients with Delayed Graft Function

Kidney transplant recipients with delayed graft function face worse short- and long-term outcomes than those without delayed graft function. According to A. Perez-Gutierrez and...

DASH: Portal to Manage and Track Individuals Interested in PKD

The online donor screening portal DASH was established in 2016 by the National Kidney Registry (NKR) to manage and track individuals interested in paired...

ECD Kidneys Preserved with Oxygenated End-Hypothermic Machine Perfusion

The preferred standard form of treatment for end-stage kidney disease is kidney transplantation. Facing the increasing demand for kidney transplants and to shorten waiting...
Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis for Acute DVT Tied to Kidney Injury

Treating Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplant Recipients

The optimal regimen for the treatment of acute and chronic antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in kidney transplant recipients is unclear. A. Al Jurdi and colleagues...
Hyperkalemia Management in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Kidney Transplantation in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Compared with other etiologies of kidney failure, patients who initiate dialysis due to kidney failure associated with sickle cell disease have a 1.5 to...