Study reveals that almost 90% of men have hypogonadism at the time of hospital admission for COVID-19.
Nearly two-thirds of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and acute kidney injury requiring dialysis died during their hospital stay, a study found.
Lack of timely referrals to nephrologists contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in kidney disease care.
New study is the first to characterize pegloticase use in the dialysis population.
Nearly 52% of adult patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the metropolitan New York region had hyponatremia or hypernatremia at admission, a study found.
Patients with new-onset lupus nephritis achieve significantly higher rates of complete response at 1, 2, and 3 years if they receive a higher initial dose of prednisone for remission induction, a study found.
Of 25 patients with both obesity and gout who had elevated uric acid levels prior to bariatric surgery, 10 achieved therapeutic target levels of uric acid at 12 months after the surgery, according to investigators.
Based on new findings from a study of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, investigators suggest revising current guidelines to expand kidney biopsy indications to include isolated proteinuria of any grade.
A small study suggests that poor medication compliance and certain histopathologic features may be associated with development of end-stage kidney disease within 3 years of lupus nephritis diagnosis.