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2014-12-18 08:26:58

New Cookbook is Free to Download DENVER, Dec.

2014-12-11 12:22:51

Research Led By NYU Langone Medical Center Shows Greater Experience Utilizing Robotic Surgery Leads to Better Use for Partial Nephrectomies NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-02 16:24:52

BERWYN, Pa., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the principal actors in a star-studded ensemble cast, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

2014-12-01 23:00:58

Mount Sinai researchers find variation in key gene in donor may accelerate scarring of transplanted kidney once in recipient New York, NY (PRWEB) December

2014-11-25 12:28:56

BERWYN, Pa., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cuba Gooding, Jr. may be best known for his roles as a high-energy football player, dedicated lawyer, or honor-bound solider.

2014-11-20 12:31:27

The DUET study is now recruiting patients with FSGS ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.

2014-11-19 08:27:16

Las Vegas, Orlando, Houston top the list of destinations for dialysis friendly travel DENVER, Nov.

2014-11-15 20:21:15

- Treatment with RG-012 Protects Kidney Function and Demonstrates Additive Therapeutic Effect with Emerging Standard of Care in Preclinical Model of Alport Syndrome - LA JOLLA, Calif.,

2014-11-12 12:31:37

Initiative aims to improve kidney disease diagnosis and treatment for at-risk Americans NEW YORK, Nov.


Latest Kidney Reference Libraries

Kidney
2013-04-30 13:58:54

Kidneys are the organs in the body that regulate blood pressure, electrolytes, acid-base homeostasis and other homeostatic functions. Formation and Orientation Kidneys can be found in the abdominal cavity, one on each side of the spine in the retroperitoneum, located at the back of the abdominal cavity. Kidneys are usually 11 to 14 centimeters long, six centimeters wide and four centimeters thick. The parenchyma of the kidney is made up of the renal cortex and the renal medulla....

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.