American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

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Tool that assesses clot stiffness could help detect vascular access complications in dialysis

December 6, 2019
WASHINGTON — Research presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested that use of a tool that measures clot stiffness could help monitor patients on…
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Anemia negatively impacts quality of life for patients with CKD

December 5, 2019
WASHINGTON — Survey results presented at ASN Kidney Week indicated that most patients with chronic kidney disease-related anemia experienced…
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Velphoro effective in reducing phosphorus in new patients on dialysis

December 3, 2019
WASHINGTON — Use of the sucroferric oxyhydroxide binder by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, Velphoro, was effective in lowering…
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ATHENA trial: Azathioprine safe, cost-effective option for kidney transplant recipients

December 2, 2019
WASHINGTON — Results from the ATHENA trial presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested azathioprine conferred similar outcomes as mycophenolate…
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AKI more common in non-critically ill pediatric patients than previous research indicates

November 26, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data presented at ASN Kidney Week indicated the incidence of acute kidney injury is higher for non-critically ill hospitalized…
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Psychosocial factors may predict hospitalization risk for patients on hemodialysis

November 25, 2019
WASHINGTON — A speaker at ASN Kidney Week provided what she called “a different perspective on hospitalization risk,” telling the…
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Pregnancy-related AKI rates rising, especially for women with diabetes

November 22, 2019
WASHINGTON — The rate of women hospitalized for acute kidney injury during pregnancy has increased in recent years and is associated with high…
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HIMALAYAS trial shows roxadustat superior to epoetin alfa in raising hemoglobin levels

November 20, 2019
WASHINGTON — Compared to epoetin alfa, roxadustat was more effective in raising hemoglobin levels and used less iron therapy in incident…
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Higher dietary protein intake linked to increased mortality, ESRD risk for patients with CKD

November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested higher dietary protein intake is associated with increased risk for all-cause…
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Patiromer controlled serum potassium in patients with CKD on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors

November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — Patiromer was effective in controlling serum potassium in hyperkalemic patients with diabetes and advanced kidney disease on…

Meeting Calendar

ASN Kidney Week

October 20, 2020 - October 25, 2020