Tag: kidney trauma

Building a Better Predictive Model for Progression to Kidney Failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new risk equation can accurately estimate the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progressing to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD),...

Home Subcutaneous Immune Globulin for Refractory Dermatomyositis

Dr Anna Postolova Home-based subcutaneous immune globulin therapy is a promising alternative to intravenous immune globulin therapy for patients with refractory dermatomyositis or polymyositis, Anna Postolova,...

Upsides, Downsides for TAVR, Minimally Invasive AVR

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (miAVR) seems to be associated with a lower risk of midterm mortality, while transcatheter aortic...

Predicted Albumin-Creatinine Ratio Performs Well for CKD Screening, Staging, and Prognosis

(Reuters Health) – Researchers with the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium have developed equations to predict urine albumin-creatinine ratio (ACR) from urine protein-creatinine ratio (PCR)...