Emergency room: hospital staff rushing patient in for emergency care

Non-adherence to Dialysis and Utilization of the Emergency Department

Treatment in the emergency department (ED) accounts for nearly half of all hospital-associated care in the United States. Emergency departments treat more than 135 million patients annually. Interventions aimed at identifying patients at high...

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April 2020 Abstract Round Up

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE Variability in eGFR and Risk of Adverse Outcomes Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2019;34(12):2066-2078 There are few available data on the association between variability in first-year...
Kidney Transplant

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...
Senior woman lying on hospital bed. Elderly patient is looking away while resting in ward. She is recovering from illness.

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...
Kidneys

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...
Sodium Bicarbonate Therapy in Patients with CKD Stages 3 and 4

Sodium Bicarbonate Therapy in Patients with CKD Stages 3 and 4

More than 16 million individuals in the United States are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD is associated with numerous comorbidities as well...
Study Examines Prevalence of Arrhythmias in Patients on Maintenance Dialysis

Study Examines Prevalence of Arrhythmias in Patients on Maintenance Dialysis

The management of patients with kidney failure on maintenance dialysis is complicated by the high rate of cardiovascular disease in that patient population. Cardiovascular...

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April 2020 Issue

Focus on Transplantation

Kidney Transplant

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...
Senior woman lying on hospital bed. Elderly patient is looking away while resting in ward. She is recovering from illness.

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...
Kidneys

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...