Tag: kidney

1. Urate reduction with allopurinol did not slow the decline of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) compared to the placebo treatment in patients with chronic kidney disease. 2. The urinary albumin:creatinine ratio was shown not to be significantly different between the treatment groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Increased risk...
Image: PD 1. Urinary albumin excretion serves as a proxy for kidney damage and has been linked to higher rates of coronary heart disease.  2. Black adults had a higher risk of incident coronary heart disease events with increased urinary albumin excretion when compared to white adults.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study...
 Image: PD 1. An increased risk of coronary heart disease was found women with a history of renal stones. 2. The same association was not demonstrated in men with similarly adjusted variables. Evidence Rating Level:  2 (Good) Study Rundown: Nephrolithiasis is a common disease with increasing prevalence. Its relation to other systemic diseases,...