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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

2015-02-26 16:24:59

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidneys are among the most crucial organs of the human body.

2015-02-26 08:32:07

Launches Month of Activities Including Annual Kidney Action Day Program and Capitol Hill Advocacy Event ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb.

2015-02-25 08:32:32

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) today announced it will hold Kidney Action Day® events in nine U.S.

2015-02-24 08:28:37

Company appoints clinical leader of global physicians DENVER, Feb.

2015-02-24 00:20:49

DALLAS, February 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Acute Renal Failure (ARF) (Acute Kidney Injury) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store.

2015-02-17 08:28:00

NEW YORK, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ISN's Kidney International and Kidney International Supplements to be published by

2015-02-10 12:30:17

Noninvasive Technology Can Be Used To Monitor Kidney Transplant Patients For Rejection ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb.


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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.