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2013-06-14 23:00:36

Just in time for Father´s Day, 32-year-old Leonard Burke receives the gift of life from his father, Ronald. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 This is one family that really knows how to celebrate Father´s Day. Exactly two weeks ago, Leonard Burke, 32, of Richmond Hills, Queens, received the gift of life from his father, Ronald, in the form of a second transplanted kidney. During a press conference held at the North Shore University Hospital Transplant Center to showcase the...

2013-06-04 23:22:26

Dialyspa dialysis centers address the questions and needs of those beginning dialysis treatments by offering personal tours and monthly support groups at each of their three Houston clinics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sometimes kidneys can decrease in function over a period of time, such as when someone has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Other times kidneys fail unexpectedly due to trauma, reaction to medications or other situations that damage the...

2013-06-02 23:03:34

Kidney Disease Solution created by Duncan Capicchiano is a new program that provides people with an innovative kidney disease treatment plan. A full Kidney Disease Solution review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Kidney Disease Solution developed by Duncan Capicchiano is a new kidney disease treatment program that instructs people how to beat their kidney disease naturally and fast. This program provides people with...

2013-05-28 11:34:06

BIDMC research suggests that improved communication could help with end of life decision making In any given year, 400,000 Americans suffering from end-stage kidney disease will undergo dialysis, and as many as 20 to 25 percent of those dialysis patients will die, a statistic comparable to many types of cancer. But while cancer doctors may be more accustomed to talking with patients about the likely course of their disease, a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center finds that...

2013-05-16 10:49:38

Obese patients who received robotic kidney transplants had fewer wound complications than patients who received traditional “open” transplant surgery, according to surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. The findings should allow more obese patients to receive kidney transplants. Patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 35 who have end-stage kidney disease are often denied transplantation, and patients with a BMI over 40 often...


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2011-01-05 16:14:54

The BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family, has no major consequences of infected except with those that are immunocomprimised or immunosuppressed. The virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine sample of a renal transplant patient whose initials were B.K. Similar in genome sequences to the JCV virus they are most easily identified and differentiated from each other through serological tests using specific antibodies or through PCR based genotyping approach. Most people are...

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