American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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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…
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OLYMPUS trial shows advantages of roxadustat vs placebo for increasing hemoglobin

November 15, 2019
WASHINGTON — Results from the phase 3 OLYMPUS trial presented here show the investigational hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase…
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Roxadustat shows greater hemoglobin gains compared to epoetin alfa for ESKD

November 15, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data presented here from the ROCKIES phase 3 trial showed use of the investigational hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase…
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Vitamin K status shows no impact on progression of vascular calcification in hemodialysis

November 13, 2019
WASHINGTON — After stopping therapy with vitamin K antagonists, patients with atrial fibrillation who received rivaroxaban plus vitamin K2 saw…
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Phytonadione may be effective treatment for calciphylaxis in hemodialysis

November 13, 2019
WASHINGTON — Results presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested phytonadione may be a safe and effective way to treat calciphylaxis in patients on…
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Patients with lupus nephritis in remission have wide fluctuations in serum creatinine

November 12, 2019
WASHINGTON — Researchers of a poster presented at ASN Kidney Week observed wide fluctuations in serum creatinine in patients with lupus…