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Horseshoe kidney in a deceased organ donor, a rare glimpse! LANCET case report

Horseshoe kidney in a deceased organ donor, a rare glimpse! LANCET case report
A very surprising and unique case of its kind was presented where a CT scan report of a man diagnosed with brain death showed a horseshoe kidney. The ...

FDA Approves Lokelma for Hyperkalemia

FDA Approves Lokelma for Hyperkalemia
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved LOKELMATM (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate), formerly ZS-9, for the treatment of hyperkalemia in adults...

Metformin  can be used in Diabetics with eGFRs as low as 30 : JAMA

Metformin can be used in Diabetics with eGFRs as low as 30 : JAMA
According to an estimate more than 1 million patients in the United States with type 2 diabetes mellitus and mild-to-moderate kidney disease do not re...

Mircera a better treatment option  in  CKD-related anemia in Kids

Mircera a better treatment option in CKD-related anemia in Kids
Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta (Mircera, Vifor Pharma Inc.)bagged approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of...

Metabolic acidosis adversely affects Cognitive functions in CKD

Metabolic acidosis adversely affects Cognitive functions in CKD
Metabolic acidosis is commonly associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). As the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) falls, the acid excretion starts ...

Mortality doubles in CKD patients due to accompanying Pulmonary Hypertension

Mortality doubles in CKD patients due to accompanying Pulmonary Hypertension
A substantial number of patients with CKD develops Pulmonary Hypertension, the mortality rate being twice among those with PH as compared to those w...

Five classes of antibiotics That increase risk of kidney stones

Five classes of antibiotics That increase risk of kidney stones
Children and adults exposed to oral antibiotics have a higher risk of developing kidney stones, says a recent study. Patients who received sulfa drug...

Drinking more water does not slow decline of kidney function for kidney disease patients

Drinking more water does not slow decline of kidney function for kidney disease patients
Coaching patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to drink more water does not slow down the decline of their kidney function, according to a recent...

Women with gestational diabetes may be at risk for chronic kidney disease

Women with gestational diabetes may be at risk for chronic kidney disease
Women with gestational diabetes mellitus(GDM) are more susceptible to early-stage kidney damage, a precursor to chronic kidney disease, according to a...

New test can predict onset of kidney damage caused by diabetes

New test can predict onset of kidney damage caused by diabetes
A new test that can reliably predict the onset of kidney damage caused by diabetes (diabetic kidney disease), up to four years in advance has received...

A case report of patient presenting with Red urine

A case report of patient presenting with Red urine
A case of gross haematuria has been reported by  Alexandre Le Joncour of Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France which has appeared in BMC...

Practice Guidelines

New guidelines for management of nocturnal enuresis in children

New guidelines for management of nocturnal enuresis in children
Nocturnal enuresis, commonly known as bedwetting, is a widespread condition that affects approximately 5–10% of school-aged children and is a cause...

Preoperative evaluation of Renal Disease : Updated ESA guidelines

Preoperative evaluation of Renal Disease : Updated ESA guidelines
European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) has released its latest recommendations on the preoperative evaluation of the adult undergoing noncardiac s...

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