National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

Healio brings you the highlights from National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NFK Spring Clinical Meetings, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine professor receives NKF award

May 20, 2019
Beth Piraino, MD, professor of medicine and associate dean of admissions and financial aid at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine…
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VIDEO: Model predicts time to ESRD for patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

May 20, 2019
BOSTON — At the National Kidney Foundation’s 2019 Spring Clinical Meetings, Gregory Mader, PhD, a senior research health economist from
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Low socioeconomic status and associated stress contribute to weight gain in kidney transplant recipients

May 15, 2019
BOSTON — Kidney transplant recipients from underserved communities have limited access to healthy foods and high levels of stress and anxiety…
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Revised KDOQI guidelines call for matching vascular access type with modality choice, patient goals

May 13, 2019
BOSTON — Revisions to guidelines for vascular access placement in the patient with ESKD – the first in 10 years – place a greater…
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VIDEO: New primary endpoint for phase 3 trial of ANG-3777

May 11, 2019
BOSTON At the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Tracy Mayne, PhD, vice president of medical affairs at Angion Biomedica…
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Disparities in pregnancy-related AKI may be linked to socioeconomic factors, lack of quality health care

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — Disparities in which women are more likely to develop pregnancy-related AKI, often thought of in terms of genetics and race, may…
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LOCK-IT-100 trial: Neutrolin safe, effective to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — Neutrolin, an investigational new drug containing taurolidine, was shown to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections among…
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Exercise program in older patients with advanced CKD seen as feasible, safe

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — A supervised exercise training program can be an option for older sedentary adults with CKD stage 3b-4, with adherence comparable to…
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AMBER trial: Spironolactone with patiromer safely reduces BP in patients with CKD, resistant hypertension

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — Combining spironolactone therapy with patiromer may allow patients with CKD and resistant hypertension to safely manage their blood…
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A national home dialysis strategy is needed but will be challenging and multifactorial

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — When thinking aspirationally about a national strategy for home dialysis, the kidney community should consider the priorities of…

Meeting Calendar

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting

May 8, 2019 - May 12, 2019