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Background The association between serum uric acid (SUA) and mortality has been conflicting among studies using hemodialysis (HD) patients. Given the close link between purine and protein in foods,… (More)
Secondary hyperparathyroidism develops in CKD due to a combination of vitamin D deficiency, hypocalcemia, and hyperphosphatemia, and it exists in nearly all patients at the time of dialysis… (More)
Background Arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) are the preferred vascular access type in most hemodialysis patients. However, the optimal vascular access type in octogenarians and older (≥80 years)… (More)
BackgroundGreater variability in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is associated with mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the association between eGFR… (More)
Nephrologists and kidney disease researchers are often interested in monitoring how patients’ clinical and laboratory measures change over time, what factors may impact these changes, and how these… (More)
Author(s): Obi, Y; Kalantar-Zadeh, K; Streja, E; Rhee, CM; Reddy, UG; Soohoo, M; Wang, Y; Ravel, V; You, AS; Jing, J; Sim, JJ; Nguyen, DV; Gillen, DL; Saran, R; Robinson, B; Kovesdy, CP