Explore the latest in nephrology from The JAMA Network, including recent guidelines and advances in the prevention and management of acute kidney injury and CKD.
A 62-year-old woman with hypertension and who had a urinary tract infection with hematuria 1 year ago presented with elevated serum creatinine. Her urinalysis was positive for hematuria, red blood cell casts, and proteinuria. How do you interpret the test results?
This population-based study characterize rates of hematuria-related complications among patients taking antithrombotic medications.
This cohort study used a comprehensive database shared by 6 hospitals to determine the association between the administration of combination therapy for serious infections and the development of acute kidney injury in hospitalized children.
This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials investigates if more intensive compared with less intensive blood pressure control is associated with reduced mortality risk in persons with chronic kidney disease stages 3 to 5.
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 population-based study examines the prevalence of and risk factors for retinal emboli and associations with ethnicity, stroke, and renal disease in a large, contemporary, multiethnic Asian population.
This Medical Letter review summarizes safety concerns regarding proton pump inhibitors such as increased fracture risk, hypomagnesemia and QT prolongation, and acute interstitial nephritis.
This case report describes the association between emphysematous pyelonephritis and infectious pneumorrhachis.
This cohort study examines whether elevated serum soluble urokinase receptor levels are associated with renal disease progression in children with chronic kidney disease.
A man in his late 20s with a history of Alport syndrome presented on referral for a bilateral retina problem after experiencing right-sided herpes zoster ophthalmicus. What would you do next?
This updated analysis of a subset in the ASSURE clinical trial examines the disease-free survival and overall survival of high-risk patients with clear cell renal cancer treated with sunitinib, sorafenib, or placebo.
This cross-sectional study uses NCDR CathPCI Registry data to examine the variation in contrast volume and acute kidney injury incidence among physicians who perform percutaneous coronary intervention.
This Viewpoint discusses the outcomes of the Empagliflozin Removal of Excess of Glucose Outcome trial and the optential benefits of sodium-dependent glucose cotransporter 2 in treating heart failure.
This Special Communication examines the results of clinical trials to determine the benefit of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors on heart failure among patients with diabetes.
This randomized clinical trial evaluated the effectiveness and safety of oral methylprednisolone vs placebo in patients with IgA nephropathy and proteinuria.
A 29-year-old man presented with recurrent nephrolithiasis with 95% calcium oxalate and 5% calcium phosphate. His maternal family history was significant for nephrolithiasis, but his laboratory studies showed normal results. How would you proceed?