Prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole reduced the risk for severe infections by nearly 77%, a study found.
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Trend may reflect increasing use of systemic immunotherapies as first-line treatments, according to investigators.
The higher risk of hyponatremia among women vs men persisted regardless of diuretic type.
If renin-angiotensin system inhibitors are indicated in patients with advanced CKD, they should not be stopped just because of low eGFR, investigators concluded.
The finding emerged from a propensity-score matched analysis of 1058 men who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Danish investigators compared direct oral anticoagulants with vitamin K antagonists in 33,670 patients with atrial fibrillation.
Investigators examined the risk of bone fracture associated with different forms of androgen deprivation therapy.
Investigators compared the therapies in a large national cohort of patients with normal kidney function.
Investigators report findings from the MIRROR RCT trial, which compared pegloticase plus methotrexate vs placebo for uncontrolled gout.
Most patients with CKD and apparent treatment-resistant hypertension had uncontrolled resistant hypertension or refractory hypertension.
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