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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.

Outcomes after Angiography with Sodium Bicarbonate and Acetylcysteine
01/01/70 - Acute kidney injury associated with the administration of contrast material during angiography can result in death, accelerated progression of underlying chronic kidney disease, and the need for dialysis, along with substantial increases in health care costs. The periprocedural administration of…

Prevention of Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury
01/01/70 - Contrast-associated acute kidney injury signifies a severe and usually reversible decline in kidney function that may develop within 72 hours after intravascular administration of iodinated contrast material. The condition is usually defined as an increase in the serum creatinine level of more than…

Post-Transplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Adults
01/01/70 - Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs) are defined as lymphomas that occur after transplantation (Figure 1). Recipients of solid-organ or allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplants have an increased risk of cancers related to immunosuppression and the Epstein?Barr virus…

History of Childhood Kidney Disease and Risk of Adult End-Stage Renal Disease
01/01/70 - Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are global health problems with increasing prevalence. Early identification of persons at increased risk may allow for early interventions that might reduce the incidence of progressive chronic kidney disease and its associated…

A Disturbing Legacy of Childhood Kidney Disease
01/01/70 - Despite an apparent resolution of various kidney diseases during childhood, undetectable and poorly understood residual damage may confer an increased risk of chronic kidney disease in adulthood. In this issue of the Journal, Calderon-Margalit et al. provide long-term, though retrospective, data…

Toxic Alcohols
01/01/70 - Poisonings by the toxic alcohols (methanol, ethylene glycol, isopropanol, diethylene glycol, and propylene glycol) can cause cellular dysfunction and death, but symptoms may be nonspecific. Delays in diagnosis increase the risk of irreversible organ damage and death. In this review, we discuss the…

Acute Pyelonephritis in Adults
01/01/70 - This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. An otherwise healthy…

Case 40-2017: A 32-Year-Old Woman with Headache, Abdominal Pain, Anemia, and Thrombocytopenia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Emer McGrath (Neurology): A 32-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital in the fall because of severe headache and loss of peripheral vision. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 4 weeks before admission to this hospital, when she underwent elective…

Kidney Diseases Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
01/01/70 - Highly active antiretroviral therapy has led to dramatic improvement in the life expectancy of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Approximately 36.7 million people live with HIV infection worldwide, and there were approximately 2.1 million cases of incident HIV infection…

Diuretic Treatment in Heart Failure
01/01/70 - Most accepted pharmacologic treatments for heart failure are supported by evidence from large clinical trials. In contrast, evidence from large, well-controlled clinical trials to guide the use of diuretics, among the most frequently used drugs in heart failure, is generally lacking. Fluid…

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