In the Journals
This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in ophthalmology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.
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Home dialysis increases in United States regardless of patient race/ethnicity

July 18, 2019
In recent years, an increasing number of patients with ESKD began using home dialysis, according to a recently published study. This growth was seen…
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Study: Patients with abnormal kidney function are not getting timely follow-up

July 18, 2019
A team of investigators studying electronic medical data on more than 200,000 adults found 58% of patients with a newly abnormal eGFR were not…
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Nephritis, clinical trials top list of childhood lupus research priorities

July 17, 2019
Nephritis, clinical trials and biomarkers rank highest among research priorities related to childhood-onset systematic lupus erythematosus, according…
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Financial barriers to health care access may increase distress in patients with CKD

July 17, 2019
Financial barriers to obtaining and accessing health care services were significantly associated with depression and anxiety in patients with chronic…
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AI machine-learning tool may help predict risk for burn-related AKI

July 16, 2019
A tool that uses artificial intelligence and a machine learning algorithm enhanced the performance of existing tests for predicting acute kidney…
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Non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants may be best in early-stage CKD

July 15, 2019
In patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease, non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants have superior benefit-risk profiles than vitamin K…
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Main complaint of sedentary patients with CKD is lack of provider information on exercise

July 15, 2019
Limited prescribed advice from patients’ kidney providers, as well as little support from family and friends, were associated with a lack of…
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No improvements seen in CKD care over nearly a decade with treatment guidelines not followed

July 11, 2019
The quality of care for patients with CKD showed no improvements between 2006 and 2014, with recommended treatments frequently underused, according…
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Urological conditions common but underrecognized in CKD

July 9, 2019
Considering urological diseases — prevalent in patients with CKD but frequently undiagnosed — during kidney disease assessments could…
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Trial participants significantly differ from general population of patients with ESKD undergoing dialysis

July 9, 2019
Recently published findings suggest that participants in randomized clinical trials have significantly different characteristics, comorbidities and…