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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667921/glycemic-control-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-across-stages-of-renal-impairment-information-for-primary-care-providers
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Lili Tong, Sharon Adler
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a frequent complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and elevates individuals' risk for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in T2DM. Achieving and maintaining tight glycemic control is key to preventing development or progression of CKD; however, improving glycemic control may be limited by effects of renal impairment on the efficacy and safety of T2DM treatments, necessitating dosing adjustments and careful evaluation of contraindications...
April 18, 2018: Postgraduate Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29665081/safety-of-sofosbuvir-based-regimens-after-liver-transplantation-longitudinal-assessment-of-renal-function-in-the-prospective-anrs-co23-cupilt-study
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R Anty, G Favre, A Coilly, E Rossignol, P Houssel-Debry, C Duvoux, V De Ledinghen, V Di Martino, V Leroy, S Radenne, N Kamar, V Canva, L D'Alteroche, F Durand, J Dumortier, P Lebray, C Besch, A Tran, C M Canivet, D Botta-Fridlund, H Montialoux, C Moreno, F Conti, C Silvain, P Perré, F Habersetzer, A Abergel, M Debette-Gratien, S Dharancy, V L M Esnault, C Fougerou-Leurent, C Cagnot, A Diallo, A Veislinger, H Danjou, D Samuel, G-P Pageaux, J-C Duclos-Vallée
BACKGROUND: In liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus recurrence, there is concern about renal safety of sofosbuvir-based regimens. Changes in serum creatinine or in the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) under treatment are used to look for possible renal toxicity. However, serum creatinine and eGFR are highly variable. AIM: To analyse renal function trajectory with numerous assays of serum creatinine over a long period of time. METHODS: In a multicentre cohort of 139 patients, the eGFR was obtained from serum creatinine using the Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation...
April 17, 2018: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29655960/systemic-redox-biomarkers-and-their-relationship-to-prognostic-risk-markers-in-autosomal-dominant-polycystic-kidney-disease-and-iga-nephropathy
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Ambreen Tariq, Mohammad A Mansoor, Hans-Peter Marti, Grete Jonsson, Audun Slettan, Pabasara Weeraman, Terje Apeland
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress is evident from an early stage in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Therefore, we investigated redox biomarkers in polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and IgA nephropathy (IGAN). METHODS: This is a case-control study with three groups: ADPKD (n = 54), IGAN (n = 58) and healthy controls (n = 86). The major plasma aminothiols with their redox species were examined: homocysteine (Hcy), cysteinglycine (CG), cysteine (Cys) and glutathione (GSH)...
April 12, 2018: Clinical Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651696/diversity-of-the-midstream-urine-microbiome-in-adults-with-chronic-kidney-disease
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Holly Kramer, Gina Kuffel, Krystal Thomas-White, Alan J Wolfe, Kavitha Vellanki, David J Leehey, Vinod K Bansal, Linda Brubaker, Robert Flanigan, Julia Koval, Anuradha Wadhwa, Michael J Zilliox
PURPOSE: To examine the characteristics of the midstream urine microbiome in adults with stage 3-5 non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD). METHODS: Patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD (estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] < 60 ml/min/1.73 m2 ) and diuretic use were recruited from outpatient nephrology clinics. Midstream voided urine specimens were collected using the clean-catch method. The bacterial composition was determined by sequencing the hypervariable (V4) region of the bacterial 16S ribosomal RNA gene...
April 12, 2018: International Urology and Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651290/anti-transforming-growth-factor-%C3%AE-igg-elicits-a-dual-effect-on-calcium-oxalate-crystallization-and-progressive-nephrocalcinosis-related-chronic-kidney-disease
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Stefanie Steiger, Julia Felicitas Grill, Qiuyue Ma, Tobias Bäuerle, Jutta Jordan, Michaela Smolle, Claudia Böhland, Maciej Lech, Hans-Joachim Anders
Crystallopathies are a heterogeneous group of diseases caused by intrinsic or environmental microparticles or crystals, promoting tissue inflammation and scarring. Certain proteins interfere with crystal formation and growth, e.g., with intrarenal calcium oxalate (CaOx) crystal formation, a common cause of kidney stone disease or nephrocalcinosis-related chronic kidney disease (CKD). We hypothesized that immunoglobulins can modulate CaOx microcrystal formation and crystal growth and that therefore, biological IgG-based drugs designed to specifically target disease modifying proteins would elicit a dual effect on the outcome of CaOx-related crystallopathies...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644066/patterns-of-progression-of-chronic-kidney-disease-at-later-stages
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Fernando Caravaca-Fontán, Lilia Azevedo, Enrique Luna, Francisco Caravaca
Background: At later stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a pattern of linear and irreversible renal function decline is thought to be the most common. The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of the different patterns of CKD progression, and to investigate potentially modifiable factors associated with the rate of decline of renal function. Methods: This was a retrospective, observational study in a cohort of adult patients with CKD Stage 4 or 5 not on dialysis...
April 2018: Clinical Kidney Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629191/chronic-kidney-disease-care-models-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-systematic-review
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John W Stanifer, Megan Von Isenburg, Glenn M Chertow, Shuchi Anand
Introduction: The number of persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD) living in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is increasing rapidly; yet systems built to care for them have received little attention. In order to inform the development of scalable CKD care models, we conducted a systematic review to characterise existing CKD care models in LMICs. Methods: We searched PubMed, Embase and WHO Global Health Library databases for published reports of CKD care models from LMICs between January 2000 and 31 October 2017...
2018: BMJ Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623673/the-relationship-between-age-and-chronic-kidney-disease-in-patients-undergoing-pancreatic-resection
#8
Derrick Antoniak, Chandrakanth Are, Chad Vokoun, Kaeli Samson, Lynette Smith, Jason Shiffermiller
BACKGROUND: Severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) predicts adverse outcomes in patients undergoing pancreatectomy, but the impact of milder CKD is unknown. Additionally, some authors have suggested that, due to physiologic changes of aging, CKD is over-diagnosed in patients above age 65. METHODS: Patients undergoing pancreatectomy for malignancy from 2005 to 2014 were identified from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Primary outcomes were all-cause mortality and major complication, defined as myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, stroke, venous thromboembolism, respiratory failure, deep surgical site infection, pneumonia, acute kidney injury, coma > 24 h, or re-operation occurring within 30 days of surgery...
April 5, 2018: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623638/the-cost-of-patients-with-chronic-kidney-failure-before-dialysis-results-from-the-iride-observational-study
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Claudio Jommi, Patrizio Armeni, Margherita Battista, Paolo di Procolo, Giuseppe Conte, Claudio Ronco, Mario Cozzolino, Anna Maria Costanzo, Umberto di Luzio Paparatti, Gabriella Concas, Giuseppe Remuzzi
BACKGROUND: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important public health problem. Most of the evidence on its costs relates to patients receiving dialysis or kidney transplants, which shows that, in these phases, CKD poses a high burden to payers. Less evidence is available on the costs of the predialytic phase. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to estimate the annual cost of patients with CKD not receiving dialysis treatment, using the Italian healthcare system perspective and a prospective approach...
December 4, 2017: PharmacoEconomics open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619868/fibroblast-growth-factor-23-is-a-strong-predictor-of-insulin-resistance-among-chronic-kidney-disease-patients
#10
Ahmed Fayed, Mahmoud M El Nokeety, Ahmed A Heikal, Dina O Abdulazim, Mervat M Naguib, Usama A A Sharaf El Din
Insulin resistance (IR) is very common among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Disturbance in mineral and bone metabolism (MBD) seems to play a role in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance. Fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) is evolving as the most important link between MBD and many pathologic sequences of CKD. The aim was to evaluate IR in pre-dialysis CKD patients looking for a possible association to mineral metabolism among CKD patients. A total of 100 stage 3-5 CKD patients were selected beside 20 normal control subjects...
November 2018: Renal Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29616601/does-neutrophil-to-lymphocyte-ratio-demonstrate-deterioration-in-renal-function
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Senol Tonyali, Cavit Ceylan, Sedat Yahsi, Mine Sebnem Karakan
INTRODUCTION: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health issue worldwide, which leads to end-stage renal failure and cardiovascular events. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a surrogate marker of inflammation and has been widely studied in malignancies, hypertension, heart diseases, and vascular diseases. In this study, we aimed to investigate if NLR represents renal reserve and function after partial or radical nephrectomy. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study consists of patients who had undergone radical/partial nephrectomy in our hospital and/or who admitted to urology and nephrology clinics as an outpatient...
November 2018: Renal Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615792/exercise-in-patients-with-hypertension-and-chronic-kidney-disease-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Franklin C Barcellos, Fabricio Boscolo Del Vecchio, Annelise Reges, Gregore Mielke, Iná S Santos, Daniel Umpierre, Maristela Bohlke, Pedro C Hallal
Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are global public health problems, both associated with higher risk of cardiovascular (CV) and renal events. This trial randomized non-diabetic adult patients with hypertension and CKD stages 2-4 to 16 weeks of aerobic and resistance training or usual care. The primary outcome was the change in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Secondary outcomes included changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP), body weight, fasting blood glucose, lipid profile, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and functional capacity...
April 4, 2018: Journal of Human Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29611727/dose-adjustment-of-metformin-and-dipeptidyl-peptidase-iv-inhibitors-in-diabetic-patients-with-renal-dysfunction
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Cheli Melzer-Cohen, Avraham Karasik, Philipp J Leuschner, Joseph Azuri, Varda Shalev, Gabriel Chodick
OBJECTIVES: This analysis of real-world data aimed to (a) determine the proportion of Type II diabetes (T2DM) patients treated with metformin or dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP-4i) that require dose adjustment or therapy discontinuation due to chronic kidney disease (CKD), and (b) to assess the time required to dose adjustment from the time of worsening of CKD. METHODS: In this retrospective study, two study populations were defined in a large healthcare organization...
April 3, 2018: Current Medical Research and Opinion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602779/time-centered-approach-to-understanding-risk-factors-for-the-progression-of-ckd
#14
Elaine Ku, Kirsten L Johansen, Charles McCulloch
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Traditional approaches to modeling risk of CKD progression do not provide estimates of the time it takes for disease progression to occur, which could be useful in guiding therapeutic interactions between patients and providers. Our objective was to estimate median time spent in each of CKD stages 3a-5 and how the time differs according to risk factors associated with progression of disease. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS: We included 3682 participants of the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort in mixed models to estimate person-specific trajectories of function, and used these trajectories to estimate time spent in each CKD stage...
March 30, 2018: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: CJASN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29601230/test-retest-reliability-validation-and-minimal-detectable-change-scores-for-frequently-reported-tests-of-objective-physical-function-in-patients-with-non-dialysis-chronic-kidney-disease
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Thomas J Wilkinson, Soteris Xenophontos, Douglas W Gould, Barbara P Vogt, João L Viana, Alice C Smith, Emma L Watson
Physical function is an important outcome in chronic kidney disease (CKD). We aimed to establish the reliability, validity, and the "minimal detectable change" (MDC) of several common tests used in renal rehabilitation and research. In a repeated measures design, 41 patients with CKD not requiring dialysis (stage 3b to 5) were assessed at an interval of 6 weeks. The tests were the incremental shuttle walk test (ISWT), "sit-to-stand" (STS) test, estimated 1 repetition maximum for quadriceps strength (e1RM), and VO2peak by cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET)...
March 30, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29590494/endocrinopathies-and-renal-outcomes-in-lithium-therapy-impact-of-lithium-toxicity
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R Dineen, D Bogdanet, D Thompson, C J Thompson, L A Behan, A P McKay, G Boran, C Wall, J Gibney, V O'Keane, M Sherlock
Background: Lithium is the mainstay of treatment for bipolar disorder, mania and an augmentation therapy in patients with treatment resistant depression. It has a narrow therapeutic index, with recognized adverse multi-system and endocrine side effects. Aim: To assess the impact of lithium therapy, in particular lithium toxicity, on the development of endocrine and renal disorders in a cohort of patients in a single tertiary referral centre in Ireland. Study design: A retrospective analysis was performed of the prevalence of lithium toxicity and renal, thyroid and parathyroid dysfunction in our study population...
December 1, 2017: QJM: Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29584720/cost-effectiveness-of-multidisciplinary-care-in-mild-to-moderate-chronic-kidney-disease-in-the-united-states-a-modeling-study
#17
Eugene Lin, Glenn M Chertow, Brandon Yan, Elizabeth Malcolm, Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert
BACKGROUND: Multidisciplinary care (MDC) programs have been proposed as a way to alleviate the cost and morbidity associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We assessed the cost-effectiveness of a theoretical Medicare-based MDC program for CKD compared to usual CKD care in Medicare beneficiaries with stage 3 and 4 CKD between 45 and 84 years old in the US. The program used nephrologists, advanced practitioners, educators, dieticians, and social workers...
March 2018: PLoS Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29582226/a-long-term-feed-supplementation-based-on-phosphate-binders-in-feline-chronic-kidney-disease
#18
E Biasibetti, E Martello, M Bigliati, I Biasato, T Cocca, N Bruni, M T Capucchio
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a very common disorder in elderly cats. A proper renal diet represents the most efficient therapeutic intervention to improve survival and life quality in feline patients with 3 and 4 International Renal Interest Society (IRIS) stages. Twenty cats were selected in this study. Ten were administered the dietary supplementation for 360 days and the other ten, whose owners did not give consent for any supplemental therapies apart from the renal diet, were selected from a clinical database and used as control group...
March 26, 2018: Veterinary Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581540/lower-serum-calcium-is-independently-associated-with-ckd-progression
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Cynthia J Janmaat, Merel van Diepen, Alessandro Gasparini, Marie Evans, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Johan Ärnlöv, Peter Barany, Carl-Gustaf Elinder, Joris I Rotmans, Marc Vervloet, Friedo W Dekker, Juan Jesus Carrero
Disturbances in calcium metabolism are common in individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but whether they are associated with subsequent kidney function decline is less clear. In a CKD 3-5 cohort of 15,755 adult citizens of Stockholm with creatinine tests taken during 2006-2011 and concurrent calcium testing at cohort entry, we investigated the association between baseline serum calcium and the subsequent change in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR, by CKD-EPI) decline using linear mixed models...
March 26, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577340/safety-and-efficacy-of-apixaban-versus-warfarin-in-patients-with-end-stage-renal-disease-meta-analysis
#20
Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Charat Thongprayoon, Tanyanan Tanawuttiwat, Wisit Kaewput, Pavida Pachariyanon, Wisit Cheungpasitporn
BACKGROUND: At the present, apixaban is the only non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant (NOAC) approved by the FDA for use with patients with creatinine clearance < 15 mL/min or end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, the recommendations are based on pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data and there was lack of clinical trial evidence. We aimed to assess safety and efficacy of apixaban in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) or ESRD. METHODS: Databases were searched through November 2017...
March 25, 2018: Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology: PACE
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