American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

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High dietary fiber linked to less inflammation, injury in dialysis patients

December 20, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Dialysis patients with end-stage renal disease who consumed high quantities of dietary fiber had less inflammation and less…
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Study presents new information for AKI patients’ renal recovery

December 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Research presented at ASN Kidney Week showed that stratified data observing AKI risk factors can allow doctors to better predict…
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Kidney function recovery in patients with AKI requiring dialysis may benefit from fewer hemodialysis sessions

December 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO — For patients with acute kidney injury-requiring dialysis who were transferred to a rehabilitation center, approximately 69%…
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No differences in blood pressure changes seen between patients on standard hemodialysis vs post-dilution hemodiafiltration

December 7, 2018
SAN DIEGO — According to data presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018, researchers observed the mean pre- and post-dialysis systolic blood pressure…
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Children with hyponatremia in the absence of sepsis are at greater risk of AKI

December 5, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Critically ill children who are admitted to the ICU with hyponatremia without sepsis are at greater risk of developing an acute…
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Induction therapy may increase mortality risk for some simultaneous liver-kidney transplant patients

December 4, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Induction therapy appears to increase the mortality risk among patients who had a simultaneous liver-kidney transplant and were on…
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Lanreotide for ADPKD shows few benefits over standard care

December 3, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Lanreotide treatment for patients with later-stage autosomal dominant
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Statin use low in patients with chronic kidney disease

November 27, 2018
SAN DIEGO — While the use of statins has increased over time, few patients with chronic kidney disease use the medication, according to…
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Many patients with AKI remain unaware of their diagnosis after leaving the hospital

November 27, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Among 30 hospitalized survivors of acute kidney injury who were unaware they had the condition at baseline, investigators found…
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Hyperkalemia may increase mortality in solid organ transplant recipients

November 21, 2018
Solid organ transplant recipients who develop hyperkalemia have an increased risk of mortality and 30-day readmissions, according to results…