Each patient's evaluation-order form was reviewed by a nephrologist
at the next patient care round allowing for correction of discrepancies, if indicated.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients treated by a nephrologist
at least 12 months before their diagnosis of end-stage renal disease had 29% lower mortality during the first year after the diagnosis than did patients who had no nephrology care, according to a retrospective analysis of data on 52,277 patients.
The measures could expand the number of kidneys available to patients, says study coauthor Giuseppe Remuzzi, a nephrologist
at Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Bergamo, Italy.
In addition to the interventional nephrologist
performing the procedures, nursing support is needed to assist in the pre-, intra- and postprocedural care.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, March 7 -- Nephrolife, a one-of-a-kind Speciality Hospital for Nephrology, Urology, Dialysis and Kidney Transplant today asserted its commitment to Health Awareness by conducting Free Kidney Screening Camp and consultation with Nephrologist
on Thursday, March 10, 2011 to mark the World Kidney Day.
Compared with the normal group, the obese people showed threefold-to-sevenfold the risk of kidney failure, with the most-obese individuals having the greatest risk, says UCSF nephrologist
NEW ORLEANS -- Patients in the middle to later stages of chronic kidney disease who are referred to a nephrologist
have longer progression-free survival than those being treated by a primary care provider, a retrospective study has shown.
While the likelihood that these patients see a nephrologist
increases as their kidney disease worsens, a significant number of dialysis patients start treatment emergently, having never been seen by a nephrologist
It appears that early on, the differences in PlGF are apparent, whereas later on, differences in sFlt1 are more apparent" says Ravi Thadhani, a nephrologist
at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a coauthor of the study.
001) less direct nephrologist
patient care than either PAs or NPs (30.
What she has is very rare,'' said Robert Ettenger, a pediatric nephrologist
at UCLA Medical Center who is treating Kristen.
Senkfor, a nephrologist
in private practice in Denver.