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Model predicts patient characteristics likely to result in CKD following acute kidney injury

November 16, 2017

A multivariable model that used routine laboratory data accurately predicted the likelihood of advanced chronic kidney disease following hospitalization with acute kidney injury, according to findings published in JAMA.

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Tolvaptan slows kidney function decline

November 9, 2017
In patients with later-stage autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, tolvaptan reduced the estimated glomerular filtration rate by 35% compared with placebo…
In the Journals

PPI use heightens risk for chronic kidney disease

November 3, 2017
People who use proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, had a 1.4-fold increased risk for chronic kidney disease, according to an analysis of Taiwan national health insurance…
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Stroke risk factors increase despite drop in stroke mortality

October 11, 2017
The prevalence of ischemic stroke risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking and drug abuse increased from 2004 to 2014, according to an analysis…
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