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  • There is considerable interest in innovative dialysis therapies for people with kidney failure, in particular to remove larger circulating toxins that are poorly removed by standard haemodialysis, which are associated with higher mortality and infection.In an updated Cochrane review, published in May 2015, Suetonia Palmer from Christchurch in New...
    June 23 2016
  • Sign up for our Cochrane workshop at the ERA-EDTA CongressCochrane Kidney and Transplant will be holding a Workshop at the 2016 ERA-EDTA Congress in Vienna on May 21 from 8.30am-11.30am.The Workshop is open to Congress attendees and will provide an opportunity to learn about Cochrane, the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant group, and to acquire skills...
    April 20 2016
  • READ ABOUT WORLD KIDNEY DAY
    March 7 2016
  • World Kidney Day 2016 focuses on kidney disease in children, which can range from temporary disorders to life-threatening conditions. Medical researchers continue to produce new studies to help identify and treat childhood kidney disease, but the results can often be overwhelming and contradictory. Cochrane Kidney and Transplant (CKT) undertakes...
    March 7 2016
  • Aboriginal Australians are ten times more likely to develop chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis compared to other Australians and develop the disease on average 12 years earlier. ARDAC (the Antecedents of Renal Disease in Aboriginal Children Study) is a community-based research project that hopes to find some answers about why the risk of...
    March 7 2016
  • Antibiotics for treating lower urinary tract infection in children Antibiotics for acute pyelonephritis in children Corticosteroid therapy for nephrotic syndrome in children Growth hormone for children with chronic kidney disease Interventions for covert bacteriuria in children Interventions for idiopathic steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome in...
    March 7 2016
  • Nephrotic syndrome is a chronic kidney condition of children, which is widely treated by corticosteroids. However, there is a lack of consensus on the most appropriate way to use this treatment and a Cochrane Review has been examining the relevant evidence for more than 15 years.In March 2015, Deirdre Hahn and colleagues from Sydney, Australia...
    March 2 2016
  • Have your say on what outcomes are important for research in kidney transplantation!You are invited to take part in an international survey that aims to find out what effects of treatment and care (also known as outcomes) are important to patients, family members, and health professionals.This will help to ensure that clinical trials in kidney...
    February 4 2016
  • Are preventive interventions needed for dialysis patients?A team of Cochrane authors based in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Italy worked with Cochrane Kidney and Transplant to evaluate whether pre-emptive correction of an AV access stenosis improves clinically relevant outcomes and how the effects differ.See our featured review: Pre-emptive...
    January 27 2016
  • Introduction to writing a Cochrane systematic reviewWed Nov 30 to Fri Dec 2, 2016 - Westmead, SydneyThis three-day workshop is designed for authors of intervention reviews who wish to follow Cochrane methods. The workshop provides authors with a comprehensive overview of the methods required to write a protocol and get started on the review.The...
    September 9 2015

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