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Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-negative recipients of HCV-infected kidneys experience HCV cure and good quality of life

Good Outcomes for HCV-Negative Recipients of HCV Kidneys

All 20 recipients experienced HCV cure, good quality of life, excellent renal function

July 2018 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for July 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
For patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with end-stage renal disease

HCV-Infected Kidney Transplant More Efficient in HCV-Infected

Increases quality-adjusted life expectancy, reduces costs versus transplant of HCV-uninfected kidney
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of two catheter-based devices designed to create an arteriovenous fistula in patients with chronic kidney disease in need of hemodialysis.

FDA Permits Marketing of Devices to Create Arteriovenous Fistula

Two devices designed to create arteriovenous fistula in patients with CKD in need of hemodialysis

June 2018 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for June 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
A visible fluorescent injectate-based approach for direct measurement of glomerular filtration rate is accurate with high reproducibility

New Technique Allows Rapid Bedside Measurement of GFR

VFI approach for direct measurement of glomerular filtration rate is accurate and reproducible
Nitric oxide gas may lead to a reduction in the incidence of acute kidney injury and an improvement in long-term kidney function in patients undergoing multiple valve replacement and prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass

Nitric Oxide Cuts Kidney Injury After Long Cardiac Surgery

Reduced kidney injury, better kidney function seen after prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass
Among Medicare beneficiaries on hemodialysis

Few Hemodialysis Patients on Medicare Enroll in Hospice

Patterns of use, timing of hospice similar among patients with diverse spending trajectories
The proportion of new preemptive listings for kidney transplantation with Medicaid coverage increased in states with Medicaid expansion in the post-expansion era

Medicaid Expansion Ups Preemptive Listing for Kidney Transplant

From pre- to post-expansion period, 59 percent relative increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive listings
From 2008 to 2012 there was a decrease in overall rates of cardiac stress testing in Medicare beneficiaries

Rates of Cardiac Stress Testing Down but Still Higher in CKD

Decline in rates of cardiac stress testing in Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥66 years from 2008 to 2012