Prediction of End-stage Kidney Disease Using Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate With and Without Race
October 3, 2022
Dr. Choksi Clinical question: Does using old and new chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations alone have a better predictive value for two-year incidence of end-stage...
Can I use DOAC in a patient with renal disease?
February 3, 2022
Case A 76-year-old man is diagnosed with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. His comorbid conditions are hypertension, diabetes complicated by neuropathy, and chronic kidney disease stage 3. His...
Acute urinary retention tied to increased risk of certain cancers
November 24, 2021
“Admission with a first-time acute urinary retention could be an opportunity to diagnose an occult cancer.”
U.S. kidney transplants grow in number and success
August 24, 2021
Data from 1996 to 2019 show more U.S. kidney transplants recently than ever before, and steady improvements in graft and patient survival.
SGLT2 inhibitor use rising in patients with DKD
August 23, 2021
Use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes rose sharply in 2019 and early 2020. GLP-1 RA use also showed recent gains.