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N-acetylcysteine in the prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy.
N-acetylcysteine is a remarkably active agent shown to be useful in a variety of clinical settings. The drug has actions relevant to radiocontrast-induced nephropathy (RCIN) that includeExpand
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Oral Hypoxia-Inducible Factor Prolyl Hydroxylase Inhibitor Roxadustat (FG-4592) for the Treatment of Anemia in Patients with CKD.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Roxadustat (FG-4592), an oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor that stimulates erythropoiesis, regulates iron metabolism, and reduces hepcidin, wasExpand
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Renal salt wasting without cerebral disease: diagnostic value of urate determinations in hyponatremia.
CASE PRESENTATION A 76-year-old woman, who sustained an accidental fracture of the femoral neck, developed hyponatremia after admission. The diagnosis of the syndrome of inappropriate secretion ofExpand
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Treating Interdialytic Hyperkalemia with Fludrocortisone
Hyperkalemia is a frequent and dangerous problem in dialysis patients. Many factors contribute to potentially life‐threatening potassium elevation and most remedies used to treat hyperkalemia areExpand
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