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This 332nd issue of NDT-E starts with a transslational paper, recently published by the JCI. W Bess et al (the group of S Somlo, from Yale), indeed report that "Isolated polycystic liver disease genes define effectors of polycystin-1 function".
The next 4 papers all were recently published in NDT
A Burlacu et al first discuss "The quest for equilibrium: exploring the thin red line between bleeding and ischaemic risks in the management of acute coronary syndromes in chronic kidney disease patients".
NDT-EDUCATIONAL LATEST NEWS
In support of World Kidney Day (WKD) on March 9, Carmine Zoccali and Alberto Ortiz, the Editors-in-Chief of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (ndt) and Clinical Kidney Journal (ckj), have curated a collection of articles focusing on this year’s theme, Kidney Disease and Obesity.
Kidney transplantation with living donor organs is associated with longer graft and patient survival compared with deceased donor organs.
Existing studies show that the recipient benefits from a living donation.
But what about the donor?
Adolescent body mass index (BMI) predicts diabetes mellitus (DM) mortality in midlife, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.
The risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in later life is increased for individuals with high blood pressure, especially middle-aged adults. This is the conclusion of a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, published in the journal Hypertension.