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Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.
Patients who must return to dialysis after a kidney transplant failure survive just as well on home dialysis as hospital dialysis, but few choose that option.
Patients returning to dialysis after kidney transplant failure present unique challenges compared with other dialysis patients: they have been exposed to very powerful immunosuppressive medications and have been on dialysis for a longer period of time than other dialysis patients.
Research shows that people with low incomes are more likely to develop kidney failure and less likely to receive a living donor kidney transplant than people of other socioeconomic classes.
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NephRx Corporation today announced that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of its lead compound NX001 and has successfully dosed the first subject in the study.
Elderly patients with kidney failure get kidney transplants more often than they did a decade ago.
South Asian men and women have more than twice the risk of suffering a heart attack after a kidney transplant.
DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept.
Individuals who received a non-kidney organ transplant in the past may be more likely to be listed for a kidney transplant prior to initiation of dialysis (pre-emptive listing) than other candidates.
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