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New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among Canadian Nephrologists

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released its first TreatmentTrends(TM): Canadian Nephrology Report . This report runs parallel to two ongoing studies BioTrends conducts -- TreatmentTrends(TM) : US and European Nephrology . The report is based on the results ...

Study identifies reasons patients referred late to nephrologists

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Some patients with kidney disease arent referred to kidney specialists in time to delay disease progression and improve their prognosis for a variety of reasons, according to researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues. An analysis of 18 separat...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

... hyperparathyroidism and hyperphosphatemia. nephrologists are extremely interested in AMAG's new IV iron pro..., which was approved by the FDA on June 30, 2009. nephrologists identified two areas in particular where both Amer.... These administration attributes are areas where nephrologists perceive Feraheme to have a competitive advantage....

DaVita Clinical Research Appoints Mahesh Krishnan as Vice President

...rsity. He also holds a master's degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and completed the Health Management Program for Community-Based nephrologists at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Additionally, he is currently working towards an MBA in Medical Services Management at the Johns Hopki...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improve Chronic Disease Management

...mary and specialty care providers. In the project, nephrologists (kidney specialists) proactively consulted remotel... Lee, MD, and his colleagues at Kaiser Permanente, nephrologists in Hawaii used electronic laboratory results to ra...er identifying the at-risk patient population, the nephrologists relied on Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect(R), an e...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improves Chronic Disease Management

...mary and specialty care providers. In the project, nephrologists (kidney specialists) proactively consulted remotel... Lee, MD, and his colleagues at Kaiser Permanente, nephrologists in Hawaii used electronic laboratory results to ra...er identifying the at-risk patient population, the nephrologists relied on Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect(R), an e...

BioTrends Announces a New Syndicated Report Series, LaunchTrends(TM): Feraheme

...aunch. Each report consists of findings from a quantitative survey with 50 nephrologists and qualitative interviews with a subset of the survey respondents. ...terest in the product is high, particularly in the CKD-ND setting, although nephrologists predict uptake across all patient types. LaunchTrends(TM) measure ...

DaVita's Kidney Calculator iPhone App Downloaded in 24 Countries

...plication calculates Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) as a function of a patient's age, serum creatinine level, gender and race. GFR is considered by nephrologists and other kidney care professionals to be the best measure of kidney function and is used to plan life-saving treatment. "The GFR Calculator has ...

DaVita Wins Eight Hermes Creative Awards Recognizing Excellence in Communications and Marketing

...conducted on behalf of a number of key DaVita initiatives, such as the Falcon software suite - an innovative, comprehensive solution designed to allow nephrologists seamless management of patients from all points of kidney care. Falcon streamlines the patient management for physicians by decreasing costs for pape...

Sleeping Through Dialysis May Be the Way to Go

...been given frequently. For example, she said, people who do overnight dialysis at home usually do it six nights a week. "The general impression of nephrologists is that longer dialysis is better," Kohn said. "The fluid removal rate is slow, and it's the fluid removal that causes a lot of the side effects from ...
Nephrologists in Medical Dictionary

Adrenal glands

...idneys.The outer part of the adrenal gland is called the cortex and ... The adrenal glands . In: Griffin JE, Ojeda SR, eds. Textbook of ... nephrologists will commonly pick up on some adrenal gland disorders when their ... hormones (such as aldosterone) are being produced normally by the adrenal ...
Nephrologists in Biological News

Mutant gene causes severe kidney disease in infants

... which treatment can overcome the development defects caused by PLCE1's loss of function." The discovery has important implications for pediatric nephrologists and pediatricians who treat infants with nephrotic syndrome, according to Hildebrandt. "In very early-onset nephrotic syndrome, it's important t...
Nephrologists in Biological Technology

European Nephrologists Share Insights on the Management of Renal Anemia and Hyperphosphatemia in Latest BioTrends Report

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released its third TreatmentTrends(TM): European Nephrology Report . This report runs parallel to two ongoing studies BioTrends conducts -- TreatmentTrends(TM) : US and Canadian Nephrology . The report is based on the results o...

Awareness of Genzyme's Renvela(R) (Sevelamer Carbonate) is High, Although Uptake of this New Phosphate Binding Agent has Been Slower than Nephrologists and Renal Dietitians Initially Expected

EXTON, Pa., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released Wave 1 of its LaunchTrends(TM): Renvela report, the second in a multi-phase syndicated market research project tracking the launch of Renvela from baseline awareness through the first six months of product availability....

BioTrends Releases Two Publications - TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrologists and TreatmentTrends(TM): Renal Dietitians - Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

EXTON, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released two Nephrology TreatmentTrends(TM) Publications, both syndicated reports offering comprehensive insight into the management of renal anemia and bone and mineral metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Di...

New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among European Nephrologists

EXTON, Pa., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of TreatmentTrends(TM): European Nephrology Study II. The report is based on the results of an on-line survey completed by 203 clinical nephrologists in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spai...

ChartTrends(R): Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Reveals Latest Trends in the Treatment of Calcium, Phosphorus and PTH

...er monotherapy when phosphorus reaches 5.7 mg/dL. Phosphorus levels are significantly higher when combination therapy is initiated. Contrary to what nephrologists perceive based on self-reported data, combination binder therapy is prescribed infrequently. Genzyme's sevelamer is the market share leader despite t...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): US Nephrology, an Ongoing Syndicated Publication Providing Insight into Physician Perceptions and Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

...ted report based on online survey results from 305 nephrologists in the US. The renal anemia market continue...the same period last year, only a small percent of nephrologists reported making any changes in the past three mont...e from the proposed bundling structure under which nephrologists project shifts to subcutaneous dosing, less aggres...

Medgenics Announces Encouraging Preliminary Data For Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE In Renal Anemia

... to test the technology on up to 30 subjects by the end of 2009. These initial results will be presented at Renal Week 2008, the American Society of nephrologists annual meeting and scientific exposition, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on November 4-9, 2008. Dr. Michal Dranitzki Elhalel, principal nephrologi...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology and Renal Dietitians, Two Syndicated Reports Providing Continuing Insight into the Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

...(TM) publications based on survey results from 204 nephrologists and 201 Renal Dietitians in the US. Renal Dietitia...s whereas PhosLo does its best in Fresenius units. nephrologists are divided as to their first line preference in d...est in non-chains and its worst in Davita. In CKD, nephrologists continue to use oral calcitriol most often. Compar...

New Study by BioTrends Highlights Anemia Practice Patterns According to Anemia Managers in Both Dialysis Units and CKD Clinics/Offices

...ssues have impacted their use of ESAs in dialysis. Both Anemia Managers and nephrologists most often report protocol changes and ESA dose reductions at lower hemoglo...IV iron. In CKD, however, Anemia Managers tend only to see the patients who nephrologists deem are in need of anemia management. The nephrology office or CKD clinic ...

BioTrends Releases Quarterly TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology Report Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

...uarter last year, for the second quarter in a row, nephrologists report a significant decrease in the percent of St...the previous year. And, approximately one-third of nephrologists report that their ESA use has decreased specifical...rsement. Despite the decreased use of ESAs in CKD, nephrologists do not expect any significant change in treatment ...
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