Tag: kidney failure

1. A significantly greater proportion of patients in the voclosporin group achieved complete renal responses after 52 weeks compared to the placebo group. 2. The safety profile between the voclosporin group and placebo group were comparable with 21% of patients in both groups experiencing serious adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 1...
Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? In kidney failure, the kidneys lose their ability to filter enough waste products from the blood and to regulate the body's balance of salt and water. Eventually, the kidneys slow their production of urine, or stop producing it completely. Waste products and water accumulate...
Image: PD 1. The risk for avoidable hospitalizations, a marker for access to and quality of ambulatory management of disease, increased after young patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) transitioned from pediatric to adult care. 2. Among young patients who always received their ESRD treatment at adult facilities, the risk...