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Rate of Major Complications Low With Living Donor Nephrectomy

Incidence of major complications after hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy low at 2.5 percent

Dapagliflozin Beneficial for Heart Failure

Dapagliflozin Well Tolerated in COVID-19 Patients, Regardless of eGFR

Effects of dapagliflozin on primary and secondary outcomes consistent for those with eGFR <60 and ≥60 mL/min per 1.73 m2

Racial Disparities Seen in Adverse Renal Outcomes for Pediatric Lupus

Proportion of admissions with adverse renal outcomes decreased from 2006 to 2019, but racial disparities persisted

New Instrument Developed for Assessing Patient Knowledge of CKD

KART 2.0 can differentiate patients who have spent less than one versus one or more hours speaking to health professionals, reading about transplantation

Outcomes Examined for Advanced CKD Patients Who Forgo Dialysis

More research on conservative kidney management needed to develop effective models of care

Genetic Analysis Suggests BMI, Kidney Disease Link in T2DM

Mendelian randomization study shows causal association between higher body mass index and increased risk for diabetic nephropathy

Genetic Risk for Obesity Ups Likelihood of Kidney Disease

Findings largely independent of blood pressure and type 2 diabetes

Acute Kidney Injury Hospitalization-Linked Mortality Is High

6 percent of those with acute kidney injury die in the hospital; 28 percent die within one year

Balanced Multielectrolyte Solution No Benefit for Patients in ICU

No reduction seen in risk for death or acute kidney injury with BMES versus saline for critically ill patients in ICU

Obesity Rate Increasing in U.S. Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Prevalence of low eGFR higher in individuals with T1D versus those with T2D after adjustment for age differences