Search Tag: end-stage renal disease

BK Virus Thrives After Kidney Transplantation Despite Use of Levofloxacin

2014 17 Nov

According to a new study, a three-month course of levofloxacin following kidney transplantation did not prevent the BK virus from appearing in the urine. The administration of levofloxacin was associated with an increased risk of adverse effects such as bacterial resistance. The study will be released at the American Society of Nephrology’s annual... Read more

More Men Than Women Receive Haemodialysis Treatment

2014 01 Nov

According to a new study conducted by Manfred Hecking with Friedrich Port and colleagues from Arbor Research Collaborative for Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan, fewer women than men are treated for dialysis for end-stage kidney disease. The study was a comprehensive sex-specific analysis of differences in treatment and has been published in PLOS... Read more