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Patients’ families prefer when dialysis is stopped before death or additional hospice services are provided

October 18, 2019
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Use of high-risk kidneys varies among transplant centers, shortens time on waitlist

October 18, 2019
Newly published findings suggest that while increased utilization of “high-risk” kidneys was associated with shorter time to transplantation, there was…

HHS, ASN announce steering committee for KidneyX

October 17, 2019
The HHS and the American Society of Nephrology have announced the members of the steering committee for KidneyX. According to a press release, the committee is made of a…
In the Journals

Study: Syphilis is three times more common in patients with ESKD

October 17, 2019
Compared with the general population, researchers found that the incidence of syphilis was more than 3 times greater in patients with ESKD. “The incidence of new…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Health Literacy: A Long Journey to Brazilian Health Practices

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Studying health literacy was a turning point in my journey as a researcher and health professional. It happened during…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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