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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing a study recently published online in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), Astute Medical, Inc.
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Mount Sinai researchers find variation in key gene in donor may accelerate scarring of transplanted kidney once in recipient New York, NY (PRWEB) December
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The DUET study is now recruiting patients with FSGS ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.
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 (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...