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Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined: Digital Press Room

Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined Press Releases

THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH ON KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES

• Social determinants of health are associated with patient-reported outcomes in adults who are eligible to undergo kidney transplantation evaluati...

  • Release Date Sunday, October 25, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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STUDY REVEALS DETAILS BEHIND TRANSPLANT DISPARITIES EXPERIENCED BY BLACK PATIENTS

• In an analysis of information on patients with kidney failure, Black patients are less likely than white patients to be placed on transplant wait...

  • Release Date Sunday, October 25, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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NEW MODEL PREDICTS WHICH PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE MAY DEVELOP HEARTBEAT IRREGULARITIES

• A new model that incorporates a type of artificial intelligence can accurately predict which individuals with chronic kidney disease face a high ...

  • Release Date Saturday, October 24, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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GLOMERULAR DISEASES LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS

• Adults with glomerular diseases have a 2.5-times higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease than individuals in the general population. • ...

  • Release Date Saturday, October 24, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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MODEL PREDICTS LIKELIHOOD OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY REQUIRING DIALYSIS IN PATIENTS WITH COVID-19

• In a recent study, a new algorithm achieved good performance for predicting which hospitalized patients will develop acute kidney injury requirin...

  • Release Date Saturday, October 24, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH SICKLE CELL TRAIT AND DISEASE

New research examines the risk of acute kidney injury in people with sickle cell trait or disease, as well as the effect of acute kidney injury on ...

  • Release Date Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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HIGH-IMPACT CLINICAL TRIALS YIELD RESULTS THAT COULD IMPROVE KIDNEY CARE

The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2...

  • Release Date Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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WHY DO MINORITIES HAVE HIGHER RATES OF KIDNEY FAILURE?

• A new study indicates that Blacks and Hispanics have experienced higher rates of kidney failure compared with whites due to more rapid kidney fun...

  • Release Date Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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NEW ALGORITHM PREDICTS LIKELIHOOD OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

• In a recent study, a new algorithm outperformed the standard method for predicting which hospitalized patients will develop acute kidney injury. ...

  • Release Date Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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"PATIENT ACTIVATION" MAY IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE IN INDIVIDUALS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

• In individuals with chronic kidney disease who received online peer mentoring, improved patient activation correlated with improvements in variou...

  • Release Date Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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