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2015-03-30 08:29:41

DENVER, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

2015-03-20 08:27:40

DALLAS, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Glomerulonephritis - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" report to its store.

2015-03-18 16:26:47

NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Skyer, of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), will be stepping

2015-03-18 12:28:45

MSDC to Present at 22nd Annual BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolic Solutions Development Company

2015-03-16 04:20:39

Studies Examine Use of Biomarkers in Patients with Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc., developer of the NEPHROCHECK(®) Test,

2015-03-13 12:26:16

TORONTO, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Terry Young, President, The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario branch joined Deana Djurdjevic, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange

2015-03-12 08:34:11

Peer Kidney Care Initiative Celebrates World Kidney Day MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of World Kidney Day 2015, the Peer Kidney Care Initiative (

2015-03-12 08:33:20

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do BravoTV reality stars Mercedes Javid and Golnsea "GG" Gharachedaghi, and lifestyle gurus The Moms

2015-03-10 16:28:24

NEW YORK, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Empire State Building will shine in orange on March 12, 2015, in celebration of the 10(th) anniversary of World Kidney Day.


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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