Tag Archive: Nephrology

Dec 01

A study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has stated that the presence of two specific proteins in the good HDL

A study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has stated that the presence of two specific proteins in the good HDL can be associated with a poorer prognosis – increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality – in diabetic patients who require dialysis.

May 04

Long–term results from the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP)

Long–term results from the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP) have shown that for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), lowering LDL cholesterol with a combination of simvastatin and ezetimibe may not curb the progression of kidney disease to end–stage renal disease (ESRD). The findings are published May 1 in the Journal of the …

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Jan 17

The findings are reported in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

In a study that compared atenolol–based antihypertensive therapy with lisinopril–based therapy in 200 dialysis patients with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, home blood pressure was consistently higher in the lisinopril group despite the need for more antihypertensive agents. The findings are reported in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.