Category Archives for Renal function

Comparing lung ultrasound with bioimpedance spectroscopy for evaluating hydration in peritoneal dialysis patients

TITLE: Comparing lung ultrasound with bioimpedance spectroscopy for evaluating hydration in peritoneal dialysis patients AUTHOR: Paudel K, Kausik T, Visser A, Ramballi C, Fan SL REFERENCE: Nephrology (Carlton). 2015 Jan;20(1):1-5. doi: 10.1111/nep.12342 YEAR: 2015 BACKGROUND: Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS), ultrasound lung comets (ULC) and serum biomarkers (N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide, NT-proBNP) have all been used to assist clinicians to determine hydration status […]

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Preoperative dehydration increases risk of postoperative acute renal failure in colon and rectal surgery

TITLE: Preoperative dehydration increases risk of postoperative acute renal failure in colon and rectal surgery AUTHOR: Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Phelan MJ, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Pigazzi A, Nguyen NT, Stamos MJ. REFERENCE: J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Dec;18(12):2178-85. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2661-7. Epub 2014 Sep 20. YEAR: 2015 OBJECTIVES: There is limited data regarding the effects of preoperative dehydration on postoperative renal function. We sought […]

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Oral hydration for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in elective radiological procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

TITLE: Oral hydration for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in elective radiological procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials AUTHOR: Cheungpasitporn W, Thongprayoon C, Brabec BA, Edmonds PJ, O’Corragain OA, Erickson SB REFERENCE: N Am J Med Sci. 2014 Dec;6(12):618-24. doi: 10.4103/1947-2714.147977. YEAR: 2015 BACKGROUND: The reports on efficacy of oral hydration treatment for the prevention of […]

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Manipulations to the Alcohol and Sodium Content of Beer for Post Exercise Rehydration

TITLE: Manipulations to the Alcohol and Sodium Content of Beer for Post Exercise Rehydration AUTHOR: Desbrow B1, Cecchin D, Jones A, Grant G, Irwin C, Leveritt M. REFERENCE: Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2015 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 The addition of 25 mmol·L-1 sodium to low alcohol (2.3% ABV) beer has been shown to […]

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The medicinal use of water in renal disease.

TITLE: The medicinal use of water in renal disease. AUTHOR: Wang CJ, Grantham JJ, Wetmore JB. REFERENCE: Kidney Int. 2013 Jul;84(1):45-53. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Although water is essential for life, its use for medicinal purposes is not universally accepted. We performed a comprehensive review of the literature to determine where the evolving state of knowledge lies […]

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Dehydration upon admission is a risk factor for incomplete recovery of renal function in children with haemolytic uremic syndrome.

TITLE: Dehydration upon admission is a risk factor for incomplete recovery of renal function in children with haemolytic uremic syndrome. AUTHOR: Ojeda JM, Kohout I, Cuestas E. REFERENCE: rologia. 2013 May 17;33(3):372-376 [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is the most common cause of acute renal failure and the second leading cause of chronic renal […]

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Cost-effectiveness of recombinant human hyaluronidase-facilitated subcutaneous versus intravenous rehydration in children with mild to moderate dehydration.

TITLE: Cost-effectiveness of recombinant human hyaluronidase-facilitated subcutaneous versus intravenous rehydration in children with mild to moderate dehydration. AUTHOR: Mace SE, Harb G, Friend K, Turpin R, Armstrong EP, Lebel F. REFERENCE: Am J Emerg Med. 2013 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of recombinant human hyaluronidase-facilitated subcutaneous (rHFSC) fluid administration compared to intravenous […]

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