Tag: renal failure

1. A 57% decrease in estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR), corresponding to a doubling of serum creatinine, is traditionally used as a measure of end stage renal disease progression.  2. This study found that a smaller decrease in estimated GFR of 30% correlated with mortality and progression to end stage...
Image: PD In this section, we will highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Twenty five year follow-up for breast cancer incidence and mortality of the Canadian National Breast Cancer Screening Study: randomized screening trial The use of mammography in breast cancer screening has...
Image: PD 1. Low birth weight is identified as a risk factor for later life hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD). 2. Maternal health/nutrition, genetics, and prenatal/postnatal environment are risk factors for low birth weight. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Fair) Study Rundown: Developmental programming is a theory that connects environmental effects during fetal...