Latest kidney injury Stories

2013-08-23 10:38:07

Levels of a protein in the urine of kidney transplant recipients can distinguish those at low risk of developing kidney injury from those at high risk.

2013-02-08 11:44:23

Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up.

2011-12-20 13:33:44

When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury.

2011-12-14 06:47:29

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an abrupt decline in kidney function. It is a serious and increasingly prevalent condition, but little information was known about AKI in soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan until now.

2011-12-09 12:15:56

Acute kidney injury (AKI), an abrupt or rapid decline in kidney function, is a serious and increasingly prevalent condition.

2011-08-12 12:18:52

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common – but preventable -- complication after surgery that can lead to other complications or even death.

2011-01-31 13:11:49

The current check for kidney disease is a simple blood test for serum creatinine, but it can take longer than two days for this metabolite to accumulate to levels that are significant enough to indicate kidney damage - and by then it may be too late to intervene.

2009-10-20 05:31:00

HOLTE, Denmark, October 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Action Pharma has initiated a new clinical phase II trial for it's leading development candidate AP214, investigating the effect of AP214 on organ protection in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, who are at increased risk of kidney injury.

2009-06-26 07:55:00

Kidney injury that can arise after undergoing certain medical imaging procedures increases a patient's risk of having a stroke or heart attack over the next year or two, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology

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