Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute kidney injury ups risk for death in COVID-19 patients

(HealthDay)—Acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is associated with a significantly higher risk for in-hospital death, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the American Journal of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your neighborhood may raise your risk of chronic kidney disease

A neighborhood's overall socioeconomic status, including income and education level, may influence its residents' risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a study recently published in SSM Population Health by researchers ...

Surgery

Tailored education system to benefit kidney transplant patients

Patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease have to go to a dialysis center for hours at a time, several times a week for the rest of their lives. Patients on dialysis have strict dietary restrictions, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AKI common in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and is associated with increased in-hospital mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 3 in the Journal of the American ...

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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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