Based on these studies, it would appear that dietary changes could prevent 1 in every 3,000 people treated for 1 year avoid ESKD, however the certainty in this effect was very low.
Despite favorable efficacy data, the HIF-PHI failed to demonstrate noninferiority to the ESA in patients with CKD with respect to the primary MACE safety endpoint.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a labeling update for Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide; Gilead Sciences) to include dosage information regarding its use in adults with end-stage renal disease (ESRD; CrCl <15mL/min) who are receiving chronic hemodialysis.
The use of electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) to treat self-injurious or aggressive behavior has been banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The FDA has approved updated labeling for Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir), Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) and Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) to include updated information regarding treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who have severe renal impairment including those with end stage renal disease who are on dialysis.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a proposal to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior.
Drugs in the Pipeline
Intradialytic hypotension is a common complication of hemodialysis and can lead to increased morbidity and mortality among patients with end-stage renal disease.
The FDA is considering banning electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) for aversive conditioning of patients exhibiting self-injurious behavior (SIB) and aggressive behavior.
AHA 2017 Scientific Sessions
End-stage renal disease patients on dialysis with atrial fibrillation are at high risk for thrombotic complications.
For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a diet that stresses healthy food vs. individual ingredients may help reduce the risk of early death, a study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found.