Food Type More Important Than Diet Type for Heart Health

Mortality and Dietary Patterns in Patients on Hemodialysis

Patients with end-stage renal disease are at high risk for premature death. On average, life expectancy among patients who initiate long-term hemodialysis therapy is 3 to 4 years; cardiovascular disease is responsible for approximately...

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Risk of ESRD in Living Kidney Donors by Donor-Recipient Relationship and Across Varied Racial...

A key component in the evaluation of live kidney donor candidates is the risk factor of subsequent kidney failure in the candidate. At present,...
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Kidney Transplant Improves Cardiovascular Functional Reserve

Among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), the leading cause of death is cardiovascular disease. In patients receiving maintenance dialysis, left ventricular hypertrophy and...

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...