chronic disease

Quick Take: Association of socioeconomic status and brain injury with neurodevelopmental outcomes of very preterm children

Preterm birth remains a leading cause of lifelong neurodevelopmental disability. While the effect of brain injury on neurodevelopmental disability has been studied extensively, far less is known with respect to the role of environments and experiences in moderating these associations. In this prospective cohort study, preterm neonates (24-32 weeks’ gestation) Czytaj więcej…

calculated plasma reactive antibodies (cPRA)

Quick Take: Association of Racial Disparities With Access to Kidney Transplant After the Implementation of the New Kidney Allocation System

There are many reasons why a patient may be made inactive on the kidney transplant waiting list, including psychosocial or financial issues or medical comorbidities. This has important implications for a patient’s overall morbidity and mortality. Sensitization, as measured by calculated plasma reactive antibodies (cPRA), also affects likelihood of transplant. Czytaj więcej…