On March 20, 2022, two kidneys donated after circulatory death were successfully transplanted by the Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc in Belgium after they had been stored using an innovative method for preserving kidney grafts using oxygen.
Ten Participants Receive Expert Guidance at the Ongoing ISN Online Scientific Writing Course
The ISN Online Scientific Writing Course, cohosted by Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión (SLANH), is currently holding its second edition, running live sessions on each of the four Saturdays in May.
Americentrism in Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate Equations
This editorial debates the impact of modifications designed to minimize biases when applying equations to Black Americans living in the United States on people and groups of Black African ancestry residing elsewhere in the world.
This review analyzes three combinable core mixed-methods designs: explanatory sequential, exploratory sequential, and convergent parallel. The relevance of these study designs to kidney research questions is discussed also.
Educational Attainment is Associated with Kidney and Cardiovascular Outcomes in the German CKD (GCKD) Cohort
According to the study, lifestyle habits and biomarkers mediate associations between low educational attainment and mortality. Recognizing this link is important to optimize CKD patient care and improve prognosis.