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Cystatin C improves accuracy in calculations of Black patients' kidney function

Equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate more accurately predict risk of kidney failure and mortality in Black patients if they include both creatinine and cystatin C, but not race, according to a new retrospective study.
15 Jun 2022

No association between contrast use and AKI seen in critically ill patients with normal kidney function

Acute kidney injury (AKI) was significantly associated with clinical factors, such as sepsis, metabolic disorders, and severity of illness, but not the use of IV contrast, according to a propensity-matched analysis of ICU patients.
6 Nov 2019

Kidney function decline linked to adverse outcomes in heart failure only when decongestion isn't succeeding

In patients hospitalized for acute decompensated heart failure, declines in estimated glomerular filtration rate were evaluated along with changes in markers of volume overload and measures of hemoconcentration.
17 Jun 2020

When your patient is on dialysis

A nephrologist ran down the initial steps hospitalists should take after admitting a long-term dialysis patient during a lecture at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
11 May 2022

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NKF-ASN task force issues final report on use of race in diagnosing kidney disease

Effective immediately in the U.S., estimated glomerular filtration rate should be calculated with an updated equation that does not include a race modifier for Black patients, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) said.
29 Sep 2021

Reduced kidney function, albuminuria strongly associated with Afib

Patients with kidney damage—manifested as microalbuminuria or macroalbuminuria—or decreased kidney function had a higher atrial fibrillation (AF) risk, researchers concluded.
15 Jun 2011

Pacemakers, stents recalled

Recalls, warnings, alerts, and approvals.
15 Jul 2021

NSF rare with newer gadolinium-based contrast agents, review finds

Researchers advised caution when using newer gadolinium-based contrast agents in patients with impaired kidney function and suggested that more research on nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is needed in this population.
24 Jun 2020

Thromboprophylaxis, heart failure decongestion, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Dec 2020

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