Nephrology

Reports of high-impact nephrology studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Estimates of all cause mortality and cause specific mortality associated with proton...

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux. However, several studies have demonstrated serious adverse events associated with PPI...

Quick Take: Preterm birth and risk of chronic kidney disease from childhood into mid-adulthood:...

Fetal nephrogenesis is most significant in the third trimester of pregnancy, and is interrupted by preterm birth before 37 weeks of gestation, resulting in...

Cardiovascular outcomes of dialysis patients using phosphate binders with or without calcium

1. In this observational cohort study of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing hemodialysis, there was no observed difference in cardiovascular events for...

Comparison of GFR estimation methods in older adults

1. In this cross sectional study of older adults (>65 years) who had undergone gold-standard glomerular filtration rate (GFR) measurement with inulin excretion, different...

Quick Take: Individualised nutritional support in medical inpatients at nutritional risk

Malnutrition is a common occurrence in hospitalized patients. Current clinical practice guidelines recommend considering placing medical inpatients deemed to be at risk of malnutrition...

Provision of medically-tailored meals linked with lower admissions and medical spending

1. In this retrospective analysis from Massachusetts, the provision of ten ready-to-consult medically-tailored meals (MTMs) to participants was linked to fewer inpatient and skilled...

Quick Take: The burden of health conditions for middle-aged and older adults in the...

Understanding the burden of health conditions in older adults in the U.S. is essential in addressing the healthcare demands of this patient population. This...

Internal medicine interns spending minority of time on direct inpatient care

1. In this direct observational study, first year internal medicine residents (interns) spent only 13% of their time on direct patient care, while spending...

Quick Take: Association of Racial Disparities With Access to Kidney Transplant After the Implementation...

There are many reasons why a patient may be made inactive on the kidney transplant waiting list, including psychosocial or financial issues or medical...

Quick Take: Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on the Prescription of Evidence-Based...

In low and middle-income countries, the implementation of evidence-based therapies for cardiovascular disease, including the use of statins, antiplatelet therapy and anti-hypertensive medications, remains...
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