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.
Meeting News

Remote monitoring improves outcomes for high-risk patients on PD

November 12, 2019
WASHINGTON — Results of a study presented here showed home remote monitoring of high-risk patients on peritoneal dialysis helped reduce…
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VIDEO: Canagliflozin protects kidney function across GFR-spectrum

November 11, 2019
WASHINGTON — In a secondary analysis of the CREDENCE trial presented here at ASN Kidney Week, researchers focused on subgroups of different…
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VIDEO: Patients who develop gout after transplantation more likely to return to dialysis

November 11, 2019
WASHINGTON — At ASN Kidney Week, Abdul A. Abdellatif, MD, FASN, presented results that assessed the relationship between gout and return to…
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VIDEO: Patients with gout at increased risk of transplant-related complications

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — At ASN Kidney Week, Abdul A. Abdellatif, MD, FASN, presented results of a study on renal transplant patients that found those with…
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Fistula placement pre-dialysis can help maintain eGFR

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Placement of an arteriovenous fistula in patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis can help stabilize GFR, according…
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Likelihood of renal recovery after AKI varies based on sex, race

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data presented here at ASN Kidney Week showed patients who developed ESKD due to acute kidney injury had different outcomes based…
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Nocturnal in-center dialysis shows benefits over conventional treatment

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Patients who chose in-center nocturnal hemodialysis at a large dialysis organization had improved solute clearance, lower…
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Difelikefalin reduces itch intensity in patients on hemodialysis with pruritus

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Difelikefalin significantly reduced itch intensity and was linked to an increase in quality of life for patients on hemodialysis…
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Researchers identify characteristics of patients treated with insulin for hyperkalemia

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Study results presented at ASN Kidney Week described the characteristics of patients who were more likely to be treated with…
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Study: RenalGuard system safely reduces AKI after cardiac surgery

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — The RenalGuard System reduced the rate of acute kidney injury by 50% in patients who underwent cardiac surgery, according to data…