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Lowering of BP can increase risk of death in patients with CKD

Lowering of BP can increase risk of death in patients with CKD
July 25, 2018
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Hope for renal denervation revived with new sham-controlled trials

May 24, 2018
Two sham-controlled trials demonstrating the efficacy of renal denervation presented at EuroPCR have rekindled hope for the technology as a treatment for hypertension…
In the Journals

Study finds high prevalence of hypertension in children with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

May 4, 2018
According to data published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, researchers found a high prevalence of hypertension in children with…
In the Journals

Lower mortality rate found among living kidney donors with ESRD than non-donors

April 24, 2018
Living kidney donors with end-stage renal disease had a lower mortality rate compared to matched non-donors, according to a study that will appear in the Kidney
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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