Welcome Center  |   Log In  |   Register  |   Follow Us  Facebook  Twitter Google Plus

Latest in Nephrology

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Sodium citrate limits kidney injury in hypertensive nephropathy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with hypertensive nephropathy and metabolic acidosis, alkali treatment reduces tubulointerstitial injury and slows the decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), a prospective study suggests. In hypertensive...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Atorvastatin does not prevent contrast nephropathy in kidney disease patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-dose atorvastatin does not protect against contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients with kidney disease, Italian researchers report. “Statins have recently been proposed for prevention of CIN given their...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation leaves 1 in 10 patients with kidney injury

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The incidence of acute kidney injury after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is higher than 10%, a Canadian study shows. As reported in an early online issue of the European Heart Journal, these injuries...