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Long-term outcomes after AKI-a major unmet clinical need.
In this issue of Kidney International, a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis provides an up-to-date picture of the long-term risks of death, chronic kidney disease (CKD), and end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) ...
Feasibility and effectiveness of pre-emptive rehabilitation in persons approaching dialysis (PREHAB).
INTRODUCTION: End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is characterised by several complications, leading to reduced functional ability and quality of life during transition to dialysis. This study aimed to establish the feasibility ...
Determinants of change in arterial stiffness over 5 years in early chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND: Arterial stiffness (AS) is an established and potentially modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). There have been few studies to evaluate the progression ...
Skin autofluorescence: an emerging biomarker in persons with kidney disease.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Skin autofluorescence (SAF) is a measure of the accumulation of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) proposed to act as a marker of 'cumulative metabolic stress'. This article discusses mechanisms of ...