The Latest Clinical Articles in Nephrology

1Mistrust, misperceptions, and miscommunication: a qualitative study of preferences about kidney transplantation among African AmericansTransplantation Proceedings, March 27, 2015  Review Article
2Failed tubule recovery, AKI-CKD transition, and kidney disease progressionJournal of the American Society of Nephrology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
3Dose-finding study of rivaroxaban in hemodialysis patientsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
4Gout after living kidney donation: A matched cohort studyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
5Cell cycle arrest and the evolution of chronic kidney disease from acute kidney injuryNephrology Dialysis Transplantation, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
6Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibody titer predicts post-rituximab outcome of membranous nephropathyJournal of the American Society of Nephrology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
7Pulse pressure is not an independent predictor of outcome in type 2 diabetes patients with chronic kidney disease and anemia—the Trial to Reduce Cardiovascular Events with Aranesp Therapy (TREAT)Journal of Human Hypertension, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
8Superior outcomes in HIV–positive kidney transplant patients compared with HCV–infected or HIV/HCV–coinfected recipientsKidney International, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
9Eco-dialysis: The financial and ecological costs of dialysis waste products: Is a cradle-to-cradle model feasible for planet-friendly haemodialysis waste management?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
10Variability in estimated glomerular filtration rate values is a risk factor in chronic kidney disease progression among patients with diabetesBMC Nephrology, March 27, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
1Peoples health at the centre of new global blueprint to reduce disaster risksWHO - World Health Organization, March 26, 2015
2American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015
3NCCS pioneers new drug regimen which reduces toxicities for renal cancer patientsNational Cancer Centre Singapore News, March 23, 2015
4Nature's pharmacy - plant-based active substance kills renal cancer cellsMax-Planck-Gesellschaft Research news, March 18, 2015
5University of Leicester study reveals how dietary phosphate can increase heart disease riskUniversity of Leicester News, March 16, 2015
6Impact of periodontitis on mortality in chronic kidney disease patientsInternational Association for Dental Research News, March 16, 2015
7New hope for kidney diseaseMonash University News, March 16, 2015

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