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

Roxadustat has no increased CV risk for patients with CKD and anemia

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Roxadustat showed efficacy with no increased cardiovascular risk for patients with anemia from chronic kidney disease, according…
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Low-protein rice, low-phosphorus whey may improve hyperphosphatemia

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — For patients on hemodialysis who eat rice as a main source of calories, low-protein rice plus low-phosphorus whey can reduce…
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Acquired factors lead to arteriovenous fistula clotting in patients on dialysis

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — In patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, acquired thrombotic factors contributed to recurrent arteriovenous fistula…
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AKI with major complications linked to decreased survival following coronary artery bypass grafting

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Acute kidney injury in association with major complications was linked with decreased survival in patients who have undergone…
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VIDEO: Complete depletion of peripheral B cells with obinutuzumab in lupus nephritis

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — At ASN Kidney Week, Brad H. Rovin, MD, presented results of the NOBILITY trial, a phase 2 randomized, controlled study of…
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VITAL: Vitamin D, omega-3 do not preserve kidney function in type 2 diabetes

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Results from an ancillary study to the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial, known as VITAL, demonstrated no difference in eGFR reduction…
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Study: ANG-3777 improves renal function in transplant recipients with delayed graft function

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — ANG-3777, a hepatocyte growth factor mimetic, may be an effective treatment for delayed graft function in patients undergoing…
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Creatine equations comparable to measured GFR for HIV-positive patients

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitors do not significantly impact creatinine-based GFR estimates compared with measured GFR for…
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Registry tracks patients with CKD in Mexico with unknown etiology

November 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — First-year data were presented here at ASN Kidney Week from a new registry developed to research the etiology of patients in…
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Baxter debuts new app for patients with CKD at ASN Kidney Week

November 7, 2019
Baxter International Inc. and Ayogo have released CKD&Me, an app for smartphones and tablets that tailors its educational content to the…