CME articles from Renal & Urology News

Renal & Urology News, a monthly publication that reports on clinical news for both nephrologists and urologists, delivers high-quality CME articles with each monthly issue. See below for a list of CME articles from Renal & Urology News available on Click here to visit the Renal & Urology News website.

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Mortality Lower With Parathyroidectomy, Despite Lab Values

PTx patients had 15.7% lower odds of premature death.

Low, High Uric Acid Ups Post-ESRD Death Risk

Levels of 10 mg/dL or higher and below 6 mg/dL predicted approximately 50% higher death risk in the 3 months after dialysis initiation.

High Intact Parathyroid Hormone Levels Linked With Death in CKD

Having 3 or 4 CKD-MBD markers in the danger zone more than doubled the chances of early death.

Hyperkalemia Increases Death Risk

Death risk increased markedly once serum potassium values exceeded 5.5 mEq/L.

Blood Pressure Reductions With Patiromer Possibly Explained

Evidence suggests decreased sodium absorption could be a contributing factor in at least some patients.