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

Hemoglobin may independently predict adverse kidney events after cardiac surgery, ICU admission

November 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — Lower hemoglobin levels may be a strong and independent predictor of higher risk of major adverse kidney events within 7 days…
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Tablo hemodialysis system seen as safe, effective for home use

November 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data presented at ASN Kidney Week show Outset Medical’s Tablo hemodialysis system was safe and effective for both in-center…
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HHS Secretary Azar receives ASN President’s Medal

November 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, HHS Secretary Alex Azar II was presented with the American Society of Nephrology’s President’s Medal, an award…
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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