Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A European Covid-19 database for transplant and dialysis patients

The ERA-EDTA has created a European database that collects granular individual data of dialysis patients and transplanted patients with COVID-19. "End stage renal disease patients are generally assumed to be at very high ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Model shows hep C-infected kidney transplants beneficial, cost-effective

(HealthDay)—Transplanting hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected kidneys into uninfected recipients and then treating patients with antiviral therapy leads to a higher quality of life and is less costly than waiting for transplantation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most quality metrics for kidney disease fall short

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 14 percent of adults in the U.S. There are several stages of CKD, but when it progresses to kidney failure, outcomes are quite poor, with those patients dying at a higher rate than patients ...

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