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National Kidney Foundation Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation, Classification, and Stratification
Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem. In the United States, the incidence and prevalence of kidney failure are rising, the outcomes are poor, and the costs are high. The numberExpand
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Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on serum markers of cardiovascular disease risk: a systematic review.
Greater fish oil consumption has been associated with reduced CVD risk, although the mechanisms are unclear. Plant-source oil omega-3 fatty acids (ALA) have also been studied regarding theirExpand
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n-3 Fatty acids from fish or fish-oil supplements, but not alpha-linolenic acid, benefit cardiovascular disease outcomes in primary- and secondary-prevention studies: a systematic review.
Studies on the relation between dietary n-3 fatty acids (FAs) and cardiovascular disease vary in quality, and the results are inconsistent. A systematic review of the literature on the effects of n-3Expand
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Systematic Review: Vitamin D and Cardiometabolic Outcomes
BACKGROUND Vitamin D may modify risk for cardiometabolic outcomes (type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or cardiovascular disease). PURPOSE To examine the association between vitamin D status, includingExpand
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Vitamin D and calcium: a systematic review of health outcomes.
BACKGROUND Since the 1997 Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) values for vitamin D and calcium were established new data have become available on their relationship, both individually and combined, to aExpand
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KDIGO clinical practice guideline for the care of kidney transplant recipients: a summary.
The 2009 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) clinical practice guideline on the monitoring, management, and treatment of kidney transplant recipients is intended to assist theExpand
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Influence of Reported Study Design Characteristics on Intervention Effect Estimates From Randomized, Controlled Trials
Published evidence suggests that aspects of trial design lead to biased intervention effect estimates, but findings from different studies are inconsistent. This study combined data from 7Expand
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Bleeding complications of native kidney biopsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Kidney biopsy provides important information for nephrologists, but the risk of complications has not been systematically described. STUDY DESIGN Meta-analysis of randomized controlledExpand
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Correlation of quality measures with estimates of treatment effect in meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials.
CONTEXT Specific features of trial quality may be associated with exaggeration or shrinking of the observed treatment effect in randomized studies. Therefore, assessment of trial quality is oftenExpand
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Timing of renal replacement therapy initiation in acute renal failure: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Some studies have suggested that early institution of renal replacement therapy (RRT) might be associated with improved outcomes in patients with acute renal failure (ARF). STUDY DESIGNExpand
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