Chronic Kidney Disease

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Abstract Number: 1082

CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Case Presentation: This is a case of a 69 year old female diagnosed with stage IV colon adenocarcinoma; initially treated with chemotherapy and right hemicolectomy with diverting ileostomy. Her chemotherapy regimen was changed to irinotecan [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Abstract Number: 195

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is linked to adverse outcomes. Presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in these patients has been shown to be an independent risk factor. Outcomes of patients with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 716

ALECT2: CAUTIONARY TALE IN RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old Pakistani man was referred to nephrology clinic for evaluation of progressive kidney disease. Relevant medical history included well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus, gout and hypertension. Six months prior to presentation his [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:08:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ALECT2: CAUTIONARY TALE IN RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 170

CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are associated with central vein stenosis and failure to establish a functioning arteriovenous fistula. Thus, guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement when patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are likely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 509

Call It Heavy Metal – It May Not Be Barium

Case Presentation: A 68 year old male with history of hemodialysis dependent chronic kidney disease, stroke and vascular dementia was transferred from a nursing home with increased lethargy and abdominal pain.  In the emergency department [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Call It Heavy Metal – It May Not Be Barium