End-Stage Renal Disease

End-Stage Renal Disease News

  • Primary Prevention ICD Efficacy Again Questioned in HF With CKD Clinical trials left big questions about implantable defibrillator efficacy in patients with chronic kidney disease; a new cohort study casts doubt on whether they prolong survival in such cases.
  • Living Kidney Donors Face Some Excess Risk Over Time Living kidney donors are at increased risk for end-stage renal disease and several other adverse outcomes vs nondonors, but not for other chronic diseases, over the mid- to long-term follow-up.

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