Tag: ASN

ASN Kidney Week: Research uncovers why dialysis and transplant patients are...

People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from COVID-19—and new...

ASN Kidney Week: Study indicates substantial discrepancies between kidney function assessments

New research presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week (2–7 November 2021, virtual) indicates that substantial discrepancies exist between two major...
ellipsys five-year data

Benefits of percutaneous fistula creation further bolstered by five-year Ellipsys data

The Ellipsys vascular access system (Avenu Medical/Medtronic) can be used to easily and safely create durable percutaneous arteriovenous fistulas (pAVFs) for haemodialysis—with new, long-term...
PROPr kidney failure score

New scoring system measures health-related quality of life in kidney failure...

Results from a new study support the validity of a score that considers various patient-reported measures and preferences for assessing health-related quality of life,...
kidney transplant referrals

Higher kidney transplant referral rates found in non-profit dialysis facilities versus...

New research indicates that patients with kidney failure who receive care at for-profit dialysis facilities are less likely to be referred for kidney transplants...

Algorithm predicts dialysis, and death from critical illness in hospitalised COVID-19...

Acute kidney injury (AKI) treated with dialysis is reported to be a frequent complication in patients hospitalised with COVID-19. Research published online in the...