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The success of kidney transplantation is hampered by the shortage of organs. One attractive strategy is the use of kidneys from living donors. During the donor operation the kidney artery, kidney vein and ureter have to be interrupted as far as possible from the kidney to have sufficient length for the reconnection of these structures in the transplant operation. An adrenal gland is situated at the upper pole of each kidney. While the arterial supply is accomplished by many sm...
DelveInsight's Report, Adrenal InsufficiencyGlobal API Manufacturers, Marketed and Phase III Drugs Landscape, 2016, provides comprehensive insights about the marketed drugs, drug sales, Phase III pipe...
DelveInsight's Report, Secondary Adrenal InsufficiencyGlobal API Manufacturers, Marketed and Phase III Drugs Landscape, 2016, provides comprehensive insights about the marketed drugs, drug sales, Phas...
In a study, partial nephrectomy was associated with a 66% lower risk for stage 4 or higher CKD versus radical nephrectomy.
When a patient has a localized renal mass, a partial nephrectomy is the desired surgical approach because it preserves renal function. Depending on the tumor size and location, a partial nephrectomy i...
According to new research, haploidentical donor (HID) transplants result in similar survival outcomes compared with HLA-matched sibling donor (MSD) transplants and HLA-matched unrelated donor (MUD) tr...
Owing to the limited operating space available, robot-assisted approaches have been rapidly adopted for procedures involving the retroperitoneal space. In this Review the authors describe the outcomes...
An asymptomatic 56-year-old woman had a nonsecreting heterogeneous adrenal mass with irregular margins and marked 18F-FDG uptake on PET imaging. What would you do next?
Adrenal insufficiency in pregnancy, although relatively rare, has significant clinical implications on both maternal and fetal outcomes. Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis dynamics and physiological c...
Primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency are underrecognized conditions among emergency department patients, affecting an estimated 10% to 20% of critically ill patients. The signs and symptoms of ...
Patients with cirrhosis and advancing hepatic insufficiency may show various degrees of other organ malfunction, including brain, kidney, and lung. Several studies have also shown a high prevalence of...
Two-dimensional laparoscopy for living donor nephrectomy is the current standard of care. We report the first case of three-dimensional laparoscopy for living-donor nephrectomy with vaginal extraction...
To determine the burden of hospitalisation in children with adrenal insufficiency (AI)/hypopituitarism in Australia.