Patiromer To Enable Spironolactone Use in Patients with CKD and Hypertension

Spironolactone is known to be effective in reducing blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension; however, the use of spironolactone is patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with hyperkalemia may be limited. The AMBER...

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Receipt of a Kidney from a Deceased Donor with AKI and Subsequent Graft Survival

The shortage of deceased donor kidneys continues to be a concern, and is associated with increased length of time on the waiting list for...

Living Donor Navigator Program and Access to Living-donor Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplant, the gold standard for treatment of end-stage renal disease, is associated with significantly improved long-term outcomes. In addition, there is a significant...
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Predictive Value of Functional and Nutrition Status in Older Transplant Candidates

Washington, DC—Outcomes following kidney transplantation may be predicted by measures of functional and nutrition status at the time of the transplantation. There is no...
Access to Transplantation Varies with Distance from Dialysis Facility

Access to Transplantation Varies with Distance from Dialysis Facility

Washington, DC—There is no association between the distance between a patient’s residence and a kidney transplant center and access to transplantation. However, according to...
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Living Donor Kidney Volume Predictive of Donor and Recipient Graft Function

Washington, DC—The treatment of choice for patients with end-stage renal disease is kidney transplantation, and living donor kidney transplantation is the optimal model. There...