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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...
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...
In an analysis of data from NHANES spanning from 1999 to 2010, Tuot et al. address two linked questions. Which patients with diabetes mellitus and renal insufficiency are reasonable candidates for me...
Although the first 50 years of renal transplantation were marked by great advances in immunosuppressive therapies, the past decade has been marked by an unprecedented increase in technology. This prog...
"Prescribers may be preferentially weighing renal function, as opposed to EF, in their decision-making process," say researchers. Heartwire from Medscape
Renal denervation for treatment-resistant hypertension may have hit some bumps in the road, but there's still reason for optimism, says Dr Murray Epstein. Medscape Nephrology
Significant renal artery stenosis may cause both secondary therapy-resistant arterial hypertension and renal failure. We report the case of a 74-year old man with an occlusion of the right renal arter...
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...
Renal endometriosis is a rare disease for which the mechanisms of pathogenesis are still unclear. As such, early diagnosis and an appropriate treatment are often delayed because of the tendency to be ...