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2013-11-15 10:29:09

Study's findings may help guide care of young women who need dialysis Women with advanced kidney disease who start dialysis during pregnancy have superior live birth rates than those already on dialysis at the time of conception, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings provide valuable information for counseling women with kidney disease who are of child-bearing age. During pregnancy and...

2013-11-13 23:00:23

New book tells of an extraordinary comeback from kidney failure to good health. LONDON (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Adeleke Eniola Oyenusi’s recovery from kidney failure inspired him to write his new book “Living a Normal and Healthy Life after Renal (Kidney) Failure” (published by Trafford Publishing) to encourage and educate other renal patients with little or no knowledge about the condition. “I asked my wife to quickly rush me to the hospital when I became breathless and feared...

2013-11-13 16:26:04

Envarsus® program progresses according to plan HORSHOLM, Denmark, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Veloxis' Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to market Envarsus® (formerly LCP-Tacro(TM)) for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant patients in the European Union remains under review with the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The company expects the decision from the European Union in 2014. -- Preparations continue...

2013-11-13 12:26:58

DALLAS, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Dialysis Market [(Hemodialysis - Machine, Dialyzer, Bloodlines, Concentrates, Services), (Peritoneal Dialysis - Cycler, Catheter, Dialysate, CCPD, CAPD, IPD), (End Users - Hospital, Independent Dialysis Center, Home Dialysis)] - Global Forecast to 2018", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest of the World. Browse 147...

2013-11-08 20:23:12

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A soldier's desire to save a fellow soldier's life doesn't always stop when the mission is complete. Retired Lt. Col. Beth Ward was having a casual conversation with her colleague and fellow Retired Lt. Col. Scott Porter at the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., when the topic turned to organ donation and she mentioned she'd like to be an organ donor and save a life someday. It...

2013-10-30 16:25:32

UofL enters licensing agreement to develop stem cell therapy LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Louisville today announced that researcher Dr. Suzanne Ildstad, representing Regenerex LLC, has entered into a license and research collaboration agreement with Novartis to provide access to stem cell technology that has the potential to help transplant patients avoid taking anti-rejection medicine for life and could serve as a platform for...

2013-10-24 12:06:43

Discontinuing mycophenolate acid products does not seem to pose risks of transplant rejection Research suggests that fetal exposure to mycophenolic acid products (MPA)—which are drugs taken by transplant recipients to prevent rejection—may increase the risk of birth defects and spontaneous abortions. Results of this study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. To investigate these potential links, Serban...

2013-10-11 13:13:06

African Americans and those with less education often receive lower-quality kidneys Among younger kidney transplant recipients, a disproportionate number of African Americans and individuals with less education receive organs that are of lower quality or are considered marginal, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings suggest that there are racial and social disparities in the allocation of...

2013-10-11 13:10:57

Hispanics tend to have difficult-to-match blood types and to live in regions with limited organs for transplantation In the United States, Hispanics with kidney failure are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to receive a kidney transplant largely due to their blood type and because of where they live, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings highlight the need to implement new deceased donor...

2013-10-10 08:29:48

CENTENNIAL, Colo. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, and Humacyte, Inc., a pioneer in regenerative medicine pursuing development of investigational bioengineered blood vessels, announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic manufacturing partnership. According to...


Latest Kidney transplantation Reference Libraries

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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