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2015-03-06 12:27:05

NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to take five healthy steps for their kidneys.

2015-03-05 08:33:08

NORWALK, Conn., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OncoTherapy Network,

2015-03-04 16:28:14

Complementary Senate and House bills introduced would improve lives of individuals with kidney disease WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP),

2015-03-04 16:28:10

Complementary Senate and House bills introduced would improve lives of individuals with kidney disease WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP),

2015-03-04 16:28:07

Complementary Senate and House bills introduced would improve lives of individuals with kidney disease WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP),

2015-03-03 20:22:14

GLENDALE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renal Support Network (RSN) launches Kidneys Go Social, a new kidney disease awareness campaign timed with National Kidney

2015-03-02 08:31:47

JINARC(TM) slows the progression of kidney enlargement in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), which should help protect the kidneys from damage and failure

2015-03-02 08:31:34

Company provides resources for high risk populations - those with diabetes, high blood pressure and minority populations DENVER, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-27 12:25:29

Complementary bills introduced by Senators Ben Cardin, Mike Crapo and Bill Nelson, Representatives Tom Marino, John Lewis and Peter Roskam, would improve lives of kidney patients WASHINGTON,

2015-02-26 16:29:43

JINARC(TM) slows the progression of kidney enlargement in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), which should help protect the kidneys from damage and failure


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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