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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Medication burden high in patients with CKD

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Polypharmacy was prevalent in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to data presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018. “We…
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HHS announces $2.6 million innovation prize competition for ESRD care

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — At ASN Kidney Week today, HHS announced the opening of the application period for the first KidneyX prize competition. Overall…
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Warfarin use in CKD associated with increased risk for ischemic stroke

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease receiving warfarin treatment were more likely to experience cerebrovascular…
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Fellowship innovation critical to nephrology’s future

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — The current U.S. nephrology programs, which consists of repeated 2- to 4-week rotations of consultation service, transplantation…
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ASN President’s Address: Past lessons will guide future of nephrology

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — For advancements in nephrology, nephrologists must look to past lessons and developments and embrace innovative research, according…
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ASN announces technology roadmap to develop new dialysis approaches

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO The American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Health Initiative announced its Technology Roadmap for Innovative Approaches to…
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Rodgers to receive ASN 2018 President’s Medal

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — The American Society of Nephrology will present the 2018 President’s Medal to Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP, in…
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Kidney stones linked to gestational complications

December 6, 2017
Gestational dysglycemia and hypertension occurred more often in women with a history of nephrolithiasis in study results presented at the American…
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Chronic insomnia linked to kidney dysfunction

December 5, 2017
Patients with chronic insomnia had a higher incidence of progressive loss of kidney function, incident chronic kidney disease and all-cause mortality…
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Tolvaptan slows kidney function decline

November 9, 2017
In patients with later-stage autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, tolvaptan reduced the estimated glomerular filtration rate by 35% compared…