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Blood pressure load does not provide additive value in predicting outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease

BP Load No Aid to Prognosis in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease

But high average blood pressure on 24-hour test strongly predicts child's cardiac, kidney disease risk
The distance from a patient residence to transplant center seems not to impact transplant referral and evaluation initiation among those with end-stage kidney disease

Distance to Kidney Transplant Center Does Not Affect Referral

No impact found on transplant referral and evaluation initiation based on distance for ESKD patients
The composition of CD8+ T cells one year after kidney transplantation is associated with the risk for subsequent transplant failure

CD8+ T Cell Composition Tied to Risk for Kidney Transplant Failure

CD8+ T cell composition at one year after transplant may identify those at higher risk for graft failure
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>10,000 Uninsured Texas Patients Seek Dialysis in ED Annually

In 2017, emergency hemodialysis for the uninsured totaled $21.8 million in hospital costs

February 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for February 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Exposure to a higher annual average concentration of particulate matter <2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter is associated with increased albuminuria and an increased risk for chronic kidney disease

Higher Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Albuminuria, CKD

Each 1-µg/m³ higher annual average PM2.5 linked to increased risk for incident chronic kidney disease
Among hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation

Racial/Ethnic Disparity Seen for Stroke in Dialysis Patients With A-Fib

Rates of stroke higher for minority dialysis patients with a-fib partly due to lower anticoagulant use
Socioeconomic position is inversely associated with standardized incidence of lupus nephritis and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-related glomerulonephritis

Low Income May Increase Risk for Specific Glomerular Diseases

Lower income associated with higher incidence of lupus nephritis, ANCA-related glomerulonephritis
There has been an increase in survival after pediatric kidney transplantation since 1970

Survival After Pediatric Kidney Transplant Drastically Improved

Survival up from 1970-1985 to 2005-2015 mainly due to drop in deaths from CV causes, infections
Chronic kidney disease has a major effect on global health

Chronic Kidney Disease Poses Major Global Health Burden

Burden measured both by direct morbidity, mortality and as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease