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Executive Health Management

Big Data: Application of Folksonomy for Clinical Nephrology Research

2020 09 Mar

Summary: Nephrology researchers show how natural language processing can enable a more efficient and effective use of the vast amount of healthcare big data. The daily activity in the medical field generates a multitude of data from clinical records and reports, collected from anamnesis and physical examination, laboratory and other tests,... Read more

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56th ERA-EDTA Congress 2019

2019 13 Jun

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37th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2019 28 May

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Global Study: 65% of AKI Cases Are Community Acquired

2015 16 Mar

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) has presented the findings of a new global study on acute kidney injury (AKI), seen by experts as a key step forward in their efforts to eliminate preventable deaths from the condition by 2025 ('0by25 Initiative'), at its annual meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa. AKI is a worldwide problem, killing... Read more

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Aspirin Use In Surgery Does Not Reduce Kidney Infection

2014 17 Nov

According to a new study, neither aspirin nor clonidine reduce the risk of acute kidney injury when used in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The study has been published in JAMA and will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Annual Kidney Week meeting.   Approximately 10 percent of the 200 million adults undergoing major... Read more

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Many Kidney Failure Patients Not Taking Advantage of Home Dialysis

2014 15 May

According to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), many kidney failure patients in Australia who could benefit from undergoing dialysis at home are being treated in hospitals and dialysis units. This is not only increasing costs for healthcare providers but also inconveniencing... Read more

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Study: Transplant Success Linked to Immune Molecule Levels

2014 13 May

A study recently published in the Journal of Immunology Research reports that patients with highest levels of the most powerful version of the immune molecule HLA-G seem to have the lowest risk of rejecting their transplanted kidney. Dr. Anatolij Horuzsko, immunologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and the study's... Read more