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May 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Patient factors account for much of the variation in access to kidney transplantation in the United Kingdom

Inequity Found in Access to Transplant With Universal Health Care

Patient factors including socioeconomic status account for much variation in kidney transplant access
Patients initiating hemodialysis often are prescribed opioids and short-acting benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines, Codispensed Opioids Common in Hemodialysis

Risk for mortality increased for those receiving short-acting benzodiazepines alone or with opioids
Increased exposure to heavy metal lead

Environmental Chemical Exposure Tied to Kidney Disease in the U.S.

Researchers identify link between seven chemicals and chronic kidney disease
Among patients with kidney failure

SES Mediates Racial Differences in Kidney Transplant Listing

Socioeconomic status and comorbidity attenuate racial differences in transplant listing, not receipt
Use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors is associated with a reduced risk for serious renal events compared with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors

SGLT2 Inhibitors Linked to Reduced Risk for Serious Renal Events

Data from three countries showed drop in serious renal events with sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors

April 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for April 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Patients with glomerular disease and their caregivers give highest priority to outcomes of kidney function

Study Explores Outcomes Valued by Glomerular Disease Patients

Highly ranked outcomes for patients and caregivers include kidney function, survival, but also fatigue
Housing insecurity is tied to an increased risk for developing albuminuria

Housing Insecurity May Increase Risk for Incident Kidney Disease

Housing insecurity linked to higher risk for developing albuminuria
The rates of pregnancy-related acute kidney injury hospitalizations increased during the last decade

Kidney Injury Up During Pregnancy-Related Hospitalizations

Pregnancy-related kidney injury tied to higher likelihood of maternal mortality