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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.

Lithium-Induced Nephropathy
01/01/70 - A 59-year-old man with a history of bipolar disorder was admitted to the hospital after a fall. He received a diagnosis of multiple fractures of the head and spine; the fractures were managed nonoperatively. During the hospitalization, his urine output was noted to range from 4 to 6 liters per day.…

A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops
01/01/70 - Non-Hispanic black men have the highest rate of hypertension-related death of any racial, ethnic, or sex group in the United States. Black men have less physician interaction than black women and lower rates of hypertension treatment and control, necessitating community outreach. Health outreach to…

Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis
01/01/70 - A 73-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 10-day history of fever and lethargy. Her medical history included type 2 diabetes, recurrent urinary tract infection, and weight loss of approximately 13.5 kg during the previous year. Laboratory studies revealed a white-cell count…

Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Critically Ill Adults
01/01/70 - Intravenous crystalloid solutions are commonly administered in critical care, yet the question of whether crystalloid composition affects patient outcomes remains unanswered. Historically, 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) has been the most commonly administered intravenous fluid. Data suggest that…

Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Noncritically Ill Adults
01/01/70 - Administration of intravenous isotonic crystalloids is one of the most common medical therapies, with routine use in emergency departments, hospital wards, intensive care units (ICUs), and operating rooms. However, it is not known whether the composition of isotonic crystalloid fluid has an effect…

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…

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