From Medscape Nephrology

Coverage from the

European Renal Association–European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) 54th Congress

June 03 - 06, 2017; Madrid, Spain

June 03 - 06, 2017 Madrid, Spain

Regions Affected by Heat Stress Nephropathy

Conference News

Popular News From ERA-EDTA 2017

  • One in 10 People Worldwide Have Chronic Kidney Disease One in 10 People Worldwide Have Chronic Kidney Disease Detailed information from 125 countries shows widespread gaps in care, and despite 10% of people in the world having kidney disease, many high-income countries report it is not a priority.
  • Early Treatment for Acute Kidney Injury Improves Outcomes Early Treatment for Acute Kidney Injury Improves Outcomes For patients with stage 2 acute kidney injury, early renal replacement therapy improves survival and shortens time on dialysis, mechanical ventilation, and overall hospital stay, investigators report.
  • Renal Replacement Therapy Rates Declining in Some Countries Renal Replacement Therapy Rates Declining in Some Countries Rates of renal replacement therapy have been stabilizing or even declining in the Western world, new registry data show, but the reasons for these trends require a closer analysis, experts say.

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