The Latest Journal Articles in Nephrology

1Is routine multivitamin supplementation necessary in US chronic adult hemodialysis patients? a systematic reviewJournal of Renal Nutrition, May 01, 2015  Review Article
2Critical factors associated with missing follow-up data for living kidney donors in the United StatesAmerican Journal of Transplantation, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
3Cause of death in patients with diabetic CKD enrolled in the trial to reduce cardiovascular events with aranesp therapy (TREAT)American Journal of Kidney Diseases, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
4The effect of losartan on differential reflex control of sympathetic nerve activity in chronic kidney diseaseJournal of Hypertension, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
5A randomized trial of cinacalcet versus vitamin D analogs as monotherapy in secondary hyperparathyroidism Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
6Effect of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) on arterial hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJournal of Hypertension, May 01, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
7Comparative changes in treatment practices and clinical outcomes following implementation of a prospective payment system: the STEPPS studyBMC Nephrology, May 01, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
8The impact of hydroxyethyl starch use in deceased organ donors on the development of delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients: A propensity-adjusted analysisAmerican Journal of Transplantation, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
9A randomized, open-label trial of iron isomaltoside 1000 (Monofer(R)) compared with iron sucrose (Venofer(R)) as maintenance therapy in haemodialysis patientsNephrology Dialysis Transplantation, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
10Parathyroidectomized patients have impaired capacity of peripheral vascular constriction during hemodialysisHemodialysis International, May 01, 2015  Clinical Article
1Cheung study links mild kidney disease and menopause experienceUniversity of Vermont Health & Medicine News, May 01, 2015
2Team tracks how kidney responds to blood pressure medsVanderbilt University Medical Center Research News, May 01, 2015
3Key blood pressure drug seen in startling new detailArizona State University's News, April 29, 2015
4Renal failure: Location signals for cell divisionMax-Planck-Gesellschaft Research news, April 27, 2015
5New study unravels why common blood pressure medicine can failUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine News, April 24, 2015
6DNA abnormalities found in children with chronic kidney diseaseColumbia University Medical Center, April 23, 2015
7Surprising finding in the kidneyVanderbilt University Medical Center Research News, April 21, 2015
8Study shows statin use improves renal cell cancer survivalVanderbilt University Medical Center Research News, April 21, 2015
9Systems-wide genetic investigation of blood pressure regulation in the Framingham Heart StudyEMBO News, April 21, 2015

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