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Glomerular Diseases in Pregnancy: Pragmatic Recommendations for Clinical Management
Glomerular diseases are a frequent cause of chronic kidney disease in young women and generate many challenges in pregnancy. An international working group reviews current literature and expert opinions on glomerular diseases in pregnancy to provide practical information for nephrologists.
The authors highlight areas of clinical uncertainty and emphasize the need for further studies to improve maternal and fetal health.
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A Systematic Review of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
This study reviews DAA regimens in patients with CKD stages G4 and G5 not on dialysis, CKD stage G5 on dialysis, and kidney transplant recipients to facilitate the update of the KDIGO guideline for CKD patients with hepatitis C virus.
The author’s findings demonstrate that combination DAA regimens are safe and effective in patients with advanced CKD on dialysis and with kidney transplants.