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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Nephrology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Nephrology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 15-2018: An 83-Year-Old Woman with Nausea, Vomiting, and Confusion
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Andrew S. Hoekzema (Medicine): An 83-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital in the winter because of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and confusion. One week before admission, rhinorrhea, sore throat, and nonproductive cough developed. The patient felt feverish but did…

Improving the Supply and Quality of Deceased-Donor Organs for Transplantation
31/12/69 - Organ transplantation is the treatment of choice for many patients with end-stage diseases, but the supply of organs that are considered acceptable according to current criteria is limited. Approaches to reducing the increasing gap between demand for and availability of donated organs have focused…

The Drug-Intoxication Epidemic and Solid-Organ Transplantation
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The drug-abuse epidemic in the United States has led to an increased number of organ donors dying from drug intoxication. We investigated the effect of drug intoxication?related deaths on organ donation and outcomes after transplantation by analyzing data on donors and…

Restrictive versus Liberal Fluid Therapy for Major Abdominal Surgery
31/12/69 - Each year, at least 310 million patients undergo major surgery worldwide, procedures that involve the administration of intravenous fluids. Clinicians have traditionally administered generous amounts of intravenous fluids perioperatively to correct for preoperative fasting and other fluid deficits,…

Calciphylaxis
31/12/69 - Calciphylaxis is a rare, life-threatening syndrome of vascular calcification characterized by occlusion of microvessels in the subcutaneous adipose tissue and dermis that results in intensely painful, ischemic skin lesions. Once calciphylaxis has been diagnosed, the prognosis is generally poor…

The Wrong Frame of Mind
31/12/69 - In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information by sharing relevant background and reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. A 62-year-old woman with…

Relationship between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood-Pressure Measurements and Mortality
31/12/69 - Ambulatory blood-pressure data provide a more comprehensive assessment of blood pressure over the course of a day and have been reported to better predict health outcomes than blood pressure measured in the clinic (clinic blood pressure) or at home. Evidence for the influence of ambulatory blood…

The Value in an Ambulatory Blood-Pressure Registry
31/12/69 - Ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring provides the best confirmation of the presence of hypertension detected in the office setting. A systematic review sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality concluded that "evidence supports ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring as the reference…

Diagnostic Use of Base Excess in Acid?Base Disorders
31/12/69 - For almost 100 years, clinicians have been trying to assess acid?base disturbances accurately and to unravel the mechanisms involved. Many schemes have been introduced to describe acid?base disorders. The three most commonly used methods of quantifying these disorders are the physiological…

Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab versus Sunitinib in Advanced Renal-Cell Carcinoma
31/12/69 - Sunitinib, a vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a standard of care for first-line treatment of advanced renal-cell carcinoma. In a large, randomized, phase 3 trial involving previously untreated patients, the median progression-free survival with sunitinib was…

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