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Deep learning differentiates small renal masses on multiphase CT

Deep learning differentiates small renal masses on multiphase CT 1

Except for AUC, all values are percentages. Ranges in parentheses are 95% CIs. Credit: American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) A deep learning method with a convolutional neural network (CNN) can support the evaluation of small solid renal masses in dynamic CT images with acceptable diagnostic performance, according to an article …

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    End-stage renal disease patients at higher risk for syphilis

    End-stage renal disease patients at higher risk for syphilis 2

    (HealthDay)—End-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients are at a higher risk for contracting syphilis, according to a study recently published in the Clinical Kidney Journal. Erena N. Weathers, M.D., of Augusta University in Georgia, and colleagues examined the incidence of and risk factors for syphilis in 759,066 ESRD patients who received …

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      High temps may up admissions, deaths in end-stage renal disease

      High temps may up admissions, deaths in end-stage renal disease 5

      (HealthDay)—For patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), extreme heat events (EHEs) are associated with increased risk of hospital admission and mortality, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in JAMA Network Open. Richard V. Remigio, M.Phil., from the University of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park, and …

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        Addition of sotagliflozin for T1DM alters renal hemodynamics

        Addition of sotagliflozin for T1DM alters renal hemodynamics 6

        (HealthDay)—Sotagliflozin (SOTA), a dual sodium-glucose cotransporter 1 inhibitor (SGLT1i) and SGLT2i, is associated with short- and long-term renal hemodynamic changes in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in Diabetes Care. Daniël H. van Raalte, M.D., Ph.D., from Amsterdam UMC, and colleagues randomly assigned …

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