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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Nephrology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Nephrology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Electrolyte Disturbances in Patients with Chronic Alcohol-Use Disorder
01/01/70 - Electrolyte disturbances are common occurrences in patients with chronic alcohol-use disorder, and the quantity and duration of a given patient?s alcohol consumption generally determine the clinical significance of these disturbances. Electrolyte abnormalities tend to be most severe in patients in…

Neobladder Stone
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Liraglutide and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly those with evidence of cardiovascular disease, are at high risk for chronic kidney disease. In most countries, diabetic kidney disease is reported to be the leading cause of dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease. Efforts to blunt the global…

A New Chapter for Diabetic Kidney Disease
01/01/70 - Many clinical outcomes have improved over the past two decades for people living with diabetes. However, relatively little progress has been made in the treatment of diabetic kidney disease. Among adults with diabetes in the United States, the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease has remained…

Canagliflozin and Cardiovascular and Renal Events in Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a substantial risk of cardiovascular and renal disease. The use of inhibitors of sodium?glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) results in favorable effects on biomarkers, including glycemia, blood pressure, weight, intrarenal hemodynamics, and albuminuria, and…

IgG Endopeptidase in Highly Sensitized Patients Undergoing Transplantation
01/01/70 - Although renal transplantation is considered to be the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage renal disease, rates of transplantation remain low among patients with high levels of preformed anti-HLA antibodies. In such cases, the immunologic barrier, which is linked to an increased risk of…

A Bacterial IgG-Degrading Enzyme to Unhinge Antibodies
01/01/70 - The number of patients awaiting renal transplantation heads ever upward (in the United States alone, more than 105,000 patients are currently on the waiting list for a kidney from a deceased donor, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing), and many of those patients are unlikely to…

Perirenal Extramedullary Hematopoiesis
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Single-Nephron Glomerular Filtration Rate in Healthy Adults
01/01/70 - The glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is considered to be the most important assessment of kidney function. In clinical practice, the total GFR, which is the sum of all the single-nephron GFRs, is determined. Previous studies that have counted glomeruli at autopsy have shown considerable variation…

Trial of Transplantation of HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Waiting times for kidney transplants exceed 3 to 5 years in many parts of the United States. Yet more than 500 high-quality kidneys from deceased donors with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are discarded annually. Direct-acting antiviral agents, which are associated with high HCV…

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