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First Pig Kidney Recipient Dies Almost Two Months After Transplant

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 13, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Rick Slayman, the first person to receive a kidney transplant from a genetically...

Cardiovascular, Kidney, and Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent in the U.S.

Advanced stages more common among men and Black individuals

Sleeve Gastrectomy Beneficial for Obese Kidney Transplant Candidates

SG was followed by active listing in 37 of 54 patients; 20 patients received KT during 20.9 months after SG

SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes Plus Kidney Disease

Benefits include lower risk for dialysis, hospitalization for myocardial infarction, heart failure, acute kidney injury, and diabetic ketoacidosis

Leukocyte Glucose Index, Arteriovenous Fistula Failure Linked in ESKD

Risk for AVF failure significantly higher for patients with higher baseline LGI, independent of age, sex, CV risk factors

Risk Prediction Model Accurate for Chronic Kidney Disease

KDpredict more accurate than kidney failure risk equation for prediction of kidney failure risk

EHR-Based Algorithm Does Not Cut Hospitalization in Kidney Dysfunction Triad

No reduction seen in hospitalization at one year with use of EHR-based algorithm and practice facilitators in primary care

First Pig Kidney Transplant Patient Discharged From Hospital

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 4, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Rick Slayman, the first person to receive a kidney transplant from a...

CKD Progression Risk Up With Increasing Albuminuria in Normal Range

Risk for chronic kidney disease progression increases with increasing urine albumin-creatinine ratio levels within normal range

Simple Risk Score Predicts Severe Cisplatin-Linked Acute Kidney Injury

Simple risk score, including nine covariates, predicted risk for CP-AKI in monotonic manner in derivation, validation cohorts