Medical News Today: What to know about end-stage kidney disease

End-stage kidney disease is the last stage of chronic kidney disease when the kidneys stop functioning properly. Without sufficient kidney function, waste products begin to build up in a person's blood, causing a variety of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of end-stage kidney disease.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Related Links:

Publication date: Available online 20 September 2018Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): C.S. Pundir, Seema Jakhar, Vinay NarwalAbstractUrea is the major end product of nitrogen metabolism in humans, which is eliminated from the body mainly by the kidneys through urine but is also secreted in body fluids such as blood and saliva. Its level in urine ranges from 7–20 mg/dL, which drastically rises under patho-physiological conditions thus providing key information of renal function and diagnosis of various kidney and liver disorders. Increase in urea levels in blood, also referred to as azotemia or urem...
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Authors: Madievsky R Abstract Type 2 diabetes mellitus often goes hand in hand with cardiovascular and renal comorbidities. Stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease are high-risk complications of type 2 diabetes that contribute to morbidity and mortality. Recent clinical trials have uncovered evidence that certain antidiabetic agents may confer cardiovascular and/or renal benefits such as reduced cardiovascular and all-cause mortality and reduced need for renal replacement therapy. Two landmark trials in particular, EMPA-REG OUTCOME (Empagliflozin, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Mortal...
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
Authors: Martin WP, Docherty NG, Le Roux CW Abstract INTRODUCTION: Cardiovascular and renal disease accounts for a substantial proportion of the morbidity and mortality associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Bariatric surgery is associated with improved long-term cardiovascular and renal outcomes. Areas covered: All major case-control, cohort, and randomized controlled trial studies of bariatric surgery in adults with T2DM were screened and data on prespecified cardiovascular and renal outcomes collated. Bariatric surgery reduces all-cause mortality and risk of cardiovascular disease, albuminu...
Source: Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
Research, published in theClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, suggests that premenopausal women who have had their ovaries removed are at greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease, possibly due to low levels of oestrogen.Medpage Today
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
Objective: We aimed to investigate the relationship of BMI and waist circumference with the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Methods: A total of 12 672 hypertensive patients with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) at least 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 from the renal sub-study of the China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT) were included. The primary outcome was the development of CKD, defined as a decrease in eGFR of at least 30% and to a level of less than 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 at the exit visit, or end-stage renal disease. A secondary outcome was rapid renal function decline, defined as ...
Source: Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: ORIGINAL PAPERS: Obesity Source Type: research
Dr Bansal reviews several studies that evaluate the safety of metformin in patients with chronic kidney disease.Medscape Nephrology
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology Viewpoint Source Type: news
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers suggest increased risk due to estrogen deprivation
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
We herein report a 3-year-old boy presented with chronic kidney disease (CKD) due to PAX2 missense mutation (C to G transversion at position 418 in exon 4).
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, EarlyView.
Source: Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis - Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2018Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 72, Issue 4Author(s): Yoshio N. HallThere is ongoing recognition that a wide array of social, economic, and environmental factors influence individuals’ opportunities to engage in health care and healthy behaviors. Despite spending $34 billion annually on the care of patients with end-stage renal disease, the American public and nephrology community remain remarkably complacent about addressing “upstream” factors that influence the prevention, progression, and treatment of chronic kidney diseases. Recently, a growing number ...
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
More News: Chronic Kidney Disease | Health | Learning | Universities & Medical Training | Urology & Nephrology