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2013-12-05 23:22:16

In a tough investment climate for medical device companies, Symple Surgical Inc. announced today that it has completed a Series A Common Stock financing, totaling approximately $1.9 million to fund its novel microwave catheter technology platform. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Symple Surgical is developing a therapeutic microwave energy device for renal sympathetic denervation, to effectively modulate hyperactive sympathetic nerve signals.     Renal...

2013-12-04 23:02:52

The Kidney Disease Solution program designed by Duncan Capicchiano provides people with methods, exercises, and remedies for detoxifying their body, kidneys and liver. A detailed Kidney Disease Solution review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Kidney Disease Solution program is a new one that reveals to people a lot of natural remedies for repairing their kidneys from the inside-out. The program also provides people...

2013-11-30 23:01:04

DailyGossip.org reveals that an effective treatment for kidney disease is now detailed in a complex eBook. The Kidney Disease Solution guide will teach all patients how to naturally overcome this disease. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 According to the Kidney Disease Solution review on http://www.DailyGossip.org, this natural treatment was developed by Duncan Capicchiano, a medical researcher and a kidney disease expert. Duncan Capicchiano claims that his new system:...

2013-11-28 23:00:18

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers 11 kidney health tips that help people strengthen their kidney functions fast. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful kidney health tips that help people get healthier kidneys naturally. This article is actually suitable for those people who want to prevent kidney diseases effective without using any kind of drugs and supplements. At the beginning of the article, people will learn how to lower...

2013-11-21 11:23:28

NIH-funded study suggests increasing treatment adherence may help Even with more prescriptions for growth hormone, children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease were less likely to grow to normal height ranges if they came from lower-income families, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. Results from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Study are published in the December issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases and online today at...

2013-11-19 23:28:06

Chronic kidney disease is a serious problem, especially for those over age 80. And according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the problem is only getting worse. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Chronic kidney disease is a serious problem, especially for those over age 80. And according to a study published in September, 2013 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the problem is only getting worse. Those with chronic kidney...

2013-11-19 12:23:40

Rhode Island Hospital researchers play lead roles in study; will present findings at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association According to the findings from a national research trial, people who suffer from a narrowing of the arteries that lead to the kidneys, or renal artery stenosis, do not experience better outcomes when renal stenting is used. Instead, a comprehensive regimen of drug and medical therapies works just as well. The national study, which was led by Rhode Island...


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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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