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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...
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...
by ecancer reporter Clare Sansom Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type of kidney cancer, responsible for over 90% of adult cases. Early stage primary renal cell carcinoma can often be ...
Fresenius Medical Care, a German company focused on renal care, opened its new China Design Center in Shanghai's Caohejing Hi-Tech Park. Fresenius makes equipment for renal care and operates dialysis ...
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
Recently, the efficacy of renal denervation (RDN) has been debated. It is discussed whether RDN is able to adequately target the renal nerves.
Acute renal failure (ARF) in a neonate is a serious condition that impacts 8% to 24% of hospitalized neonates. There is a need for prompt evaluation and treatment to avoid additional complications. In...
The kidney becomes atrophic in advanced chronic kidney disease, and renal size and parenchymal volume correlate with renal function. However, alterations in renal parenchymal volume have not been adeq...
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.