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Common Urological Problems

Canadian Medical Association Journal

Starting dialysis too early can increase risk of death

Patients who are starting dialysis too early are at an increased risk of death, found an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100349.pdf.

Glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a test that describes the flow rate of fluid going through the kidneys and is associated with early dialysis initiation. Current… Starting dialysis too early can increase risk of death   



Aboriginal children less likely to receive kidney transplants

Aboriginal children with kidney failure were less likely to receive a kidney transplant compared to white children, found an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only).

Compared with non-Aboriginal people, Aboriginal adults with kidney failure in Canada have lower rates of kidney transplantation, the best treatment for kidney failure.… Aboriginal children less likely to receive kidney transplants   



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