CKD Risk Higher With Secondhand Smoke Exposure CKD Risk Higher With Secondhand Smoke Exposure
A new study finds that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease among nonsmokers.Medscape Medical News
ConclusionsHPR conversions occur in a significant proportion of CKD patients with maintenance doses of clopidogrel treatment post-PCI, and this conversion was not confined to CYP2C19 loss-of-function genotype carriers. Risk stratification for treatment adjustment in personalized antiplatelet therapy should be investigated in future research.Graphical abstract
Authors: Li C, Yap DYH, Chan G, Wen YB, Li H, Tang C, Li XM, Li XW, Chan TM Abstract OBJECTIVE: Renal thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is an uncommon pathological finding in lupus nephritis (LN), and its clinical significance remains to be defined. METHODS: 24 patients with lupus nephritis (LN) and renal TMA were selected from a retrospective review of 677 biopsy-proven LN patients, and compared with 48 LN Controls without TMA (in 1:2 ratio) matched according to demographics and treatments. RESULTS: Renal TMA was noted in 3.5% of kidney biopsies of LN. TMA was associated with a higher prevalence of anti-Ro ...
An estimated 14.8% of adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD).1 Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is classified according to the presence of microalbuminuria or macroalbuminuria.2 Of the 30 million US individuals with diabetes, those who met any criteria for DKD is estimated at 26.2%. Using 2010 census data, this translates to a prevalence of approximately 8.2 million people with any DKD, including 4.6 million people with albuminuria, 1.9 million people with macroalbuminuria, 4.5 million people with reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and 0.9 million people with severely reduced eGFR.
Advanced kidney disease is often considered a relative contraindication to LVAD implantation and many implanting centers view stage 4 and 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD) as an absolute contraindication. We sought to analyze the impact of CKD at the time of LVAD implant on outcomes.
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is known to be associated with poor outcomes in patients undergoing Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. We sought to determine the trends and predictors of AKI in this patient population.
A retrospective multi-center cohort study was conducted, including all patients undergoing LVAD implantation. The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology collaboration equation was used to determine the estimated glomerular filtration rate. Creatinine measurements were collected over a 2-year follow-up period. Patients stratification was based on their pre-operative CKD stage.
This study was conducted to determine the rate of AKI and CKD post LT and recovery of AKI while using IVFK.
Inpatient management of patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is challenging. We studied the role of hand carried ultrasound (US) in directing clinical care.
Authors: International Journal Of Nephrology Abstract [This retracts the article DOI: 10.1155/2018/2903139.]. PMID: 30867964 [PubMed - in process]
To evaluate the characteristics of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients with or without chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Germany.