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Cell therapy holds promise to enable efficient repair of the adult human kidney, which could reverse damage caused by repeated renal injury. In this Review, Bussolati and Camussi consider the latest e...
The development of novel targeted anticancer agents has led to improved outcomes for many patients with various malignancies, but use of these agents may be associated with an increased risk of advers...
Renal transplantation is the optimal form of renal replacement therapy for children with end-stage renal disease; however, disease recurrence can lead to graft loss, morbidity and death. In this Revie...
What could be the reason for this sudden onset of renal insufficiency? Medscape Internal Medicine
"Prescribers may be preferentially weighing renal function, as opposed to EF, in their decision-making process," say researchers. Heartwire from Medscape
Excess weight is associated with a higher risk for renal cell carcinoma, but it may also help patients survive longer. Medscape Medical News
The change in functional renal volume (FRV) has an absolute influence on renal function after nephrectomy (Nx) or nephron-sparing surgery (NSS). In this study, we prospectively examined whether the po...
Renal involvement in Schistosoma mansoni infection is not well studied. The aim of this study is to investigate the occurrence of renal abnormalities in patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis (HS...
To identify candidates for PTRA in terms of the preservation of renal function, we herein evaluated factors that caused worsening renal function (WRF) after PTRA.
Recurrent febrile urinary tract infections (fUTI) during infancy cause renal scar characterized by a progressive focal interstitial fibrosis and may lead to renal failure. Renal scar can be diagnosed ...
Renal ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury causes renal tubular necrosis, apoptosis, and inflammation leading to acute renal dysfunction. Recent studies have revealed that deletion of Gα12 mitigates the...