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Late 2017 found a push in the Senate to pass a companion bill to H.R. 3166, which would allow “deemed status” of /kidneynews/10_1/16/graphic/16f1.jpgESRD facilities.

One of the more challenging decisions in nephrology is if and when to initiate dialysis and the timing of that initiation for patients with acute kidney injury (AKI).

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A drug used to treat osteoporosis accumulates excessively in the bones of rats with chronic kidney disease, (CKD), according to a study presented at Kidney Week.

Elevated nighttime blood pressure may be a warning sign that a child with kidney disease is at risk of faster progression, according to an abstract presented at Kidney Week.

Using proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) increases the risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD) or kidney failure by 33%, according to a meta analysis presented at Kidney Week.

By adolescence, individuals who were born prematurely and low birth weight are already showing signs of kidney impairment, according to an abstract presented at Kidney Week.

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