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Erythropoietic Response to Oral Iron in the FIND-CKD trial

The use of oral iron to correct iron deficiency and treat anaemia is associated with issues of compliance, gastrointestinal side-effects, non-response and variations in bioavailability between patients.1,2 However, as a simple and inexpensive option, it enjoys widespread use in non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease patients (ND-CKD). In an open-access paper,…

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Date of publication:
January 10, 2018

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ASN Kidney Week 2017: New Real-World Data on Phosphate Control

In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team provides a summary of key presentations from American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017 relating to CKD-MBD, including real-world evidence on the phosphate binder sucroferric oxyhydroxide. KDIGO update An update to the KDIGO CKD-MBD guidelines was published earlier this year, in response to…

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Date of publication:
December 11, 2017

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ASN Kidney Week 2017: The Impact of Hyperkalemia on RAASi Use and New Data on Novel Potassium Binders

At the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2017 congress in New Orleans, results from several studies looking at the prevalence and impact of hyperkalemia were presented, alongside data for new therapies which may allow greater use of renin-angiotensin aldosterone system inhibition (RAASi) in patients with CKD and cardiac disease….

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Date of publication:
December 11, 2017

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ASN Kidney Week 2017: Updates on Current Anaemia Management, With One Eye on Novel Therapies

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2017 was held in New Orleans in early November 2017. Presentations related to iron deficiency and anaemia provided updates on both benefits and risks with current available therapies. Presenters also discussed treatments under development, particularly those that focus on activating the Hypoxia-Inducible…

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Date of publication:
December 6, 2017

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Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: Iron Deficiency & Anaemia

This week New Orleans will host the ASN Kidney Week Congress. In preparation for this year’s meeting, the COMPACT RENAL team has summarised key sessions and posters relating to iron deficiency and anaemia. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN Kidney Week website, where you will…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

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Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: Hyperkalemia

The American Society of Nephrology – Kidney Week 2017 (ASN 2017) congress takes place October 31st to November 5th 2017 in New Orleans. In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team has highlighted key sessions and posters relating to hyperkalemia. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

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Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: CKD-MBD

The ASN 2017 Kidney Week Congress starts this week in New Orleans. In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team has highlighted key sessions and posters relating to CKD-MBD. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN Kidney Week website, where you will have the option to add…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

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KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines Update

The KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines have now been officially released and are available online: 2017 KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines The new guidelines were developed following a Controversies Conference in 2013 that identified several areas within the 2009 Guidelines which warranted potential revision or deletion, along with a series of topics to…

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Date of publication:
July 18, 2017

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ERA-EDTA 2017: Differentiating between phosphate binders and clarifying the role of active Vitamin D

The CKD-MBD track at the recent ERA-EDTA 2017 Congress featured numerous sessions, focusing on a broad range of topics. In this congress review article we focus on presentations regarding phosphate binders and active vitamin D therapy. Phosphate binders: Factors influencing prescription choice The much-anticipated 2017 KDIGO guidelines update continues to…

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Date of publication:
July 4, 2017

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ERA-EDTA 2017 Preview: Iron Deficiency and Anaemia

ERA-EDTA 2017 is fast approaching and, to help you plan your time at the Congress, the COMPACT RENAL team has put together a preview guide to the presentations relating to iron deficiency and anaemia. For full listings for the conference see the ERA-EDTA Planner. COMPACT RENAL will be in the…

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Date of publication:
June 2, 2017

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