Explore the latest in renal replacement from The JAMA Network, including recent advances in dialysis, hemofiltration, and renal transplant.
This data analysis seeks to determine whether changes in the use of advance directives between 2000 and 2010 are related to changing patterns of end-of-life care among nursing home residents receiving dialysis.
This cohort study uses data from the United States Renal Data System to investigate risk factors and characteristics of renal transplant recipients who develop melanoma.
This cohort study analyzes the proportion of and independent risk factors for survival to discharge after initiation of continuous renal replacement among patients in a surgical intensive care unit.
This cohort study assesses the prospective association of coronary artery calcification with risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality among dialysis-naive adult patients with chronic kidney disease from 7 US clinical centers.
This study surveyed international nephrology society leaders, policy makers, and patient representatives to assess regional resources and ability to care for patients with kidney disease.
This qualitative study analyzes the illness experience of undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease who lack access to scheduled hemodialysis.
This randomized clinical trial compares peritoneal dialysis and furosemide for prevention of fluid overload among infants who undergo cardiac surgery and are at high risk for acute kidney injury.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates whether fish oil or aspirin vs placebo is effective in reducing arteriovenous fistula failure in patients requiring hemodialysis.
This report describes findings from 2 randomized trials comparing the effect of the intravenous calcimimetic etelcalcetide vs placebo on serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism receiving hemodialysis.
This randomized trial compares the effects of the intravenous calcimimetic etelcalcetide vs the oral calcimimetic cinacalcet for reducing parathyroid hormone concentrations in adult patients undergoing hemodialysis with moderate to severe secondary hyperparathyroidism.
This cohort study assesses the association between changes in Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reimbursement policy and erythrocyte-stimulating agent drug labels with outcomes for patients undergoing hemodialysis.
This study uses data from the Vascular Study Group of New England data registry to compare postoperative complication and long-term survival rates in patients who received general anesthesia with those who received combined epidural and general anesthesia for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
This study delineates the perioperative and long-term outcomes after carotid endarterectomy in dialysis-dependent patients in a large national database.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of early vs delayed initiation of renal replacement therapy on 90-day all-cause mortality among critically ill patients with AKI.
This case of a 49-year-old woman who was admitted for presumed methanol poisoning highlights the importance of ordering appropriate investigations and considering an unexpected laboratory value in the context of the patient’s clinical signs and symptoms.
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