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2014-03-15 23:04:14

Kidney Stone Removal Report is the latest program developed by Joe Barton, who promises to help people treat their kidney stones quickly. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Kidney Stone Removal Report developed by Joe Barton is a new program that introduces to people a lot of exercises, methods, and step-by-step instructions on how to treat their kidney stones. In the program, people will discover how to...

2014-03-14 23:24:18

Kidney Diet Secrets, created by Rachelle Gordon, is a brand new product that helps people get healthy kidneys. The site Vkool.com published an entire Kidney Diet Secrets review, showing readers if this product is worth purchasing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Kidneys are very important. Kidney Diet Secrets is a revolutionary remedy for people who wish to improve their kidneys’ health without using any kind of medicine. Kidney Diet Secrets is created by Rachelle Gordon – a...

2014-03-12 08:30:13

Take 10 Minutes to Find Out MONTREAL, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This March, Kidney Health Month, The Kidney Foundation of Canada is launching a free Online Risk Assessment tool for kidney disease at www.kidney.ca/risk and a new public service announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness. The PSA features Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson, whose family has suffered from conditions that cause kidney disease. 1 in 10 Canadians has Kidney Disease "During the Kidney Foundation's...

2014-03-11 16:26:49

RIVER EDGE, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and a Hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients today provided an update on its operations and strategy. Recent Highlights -- Daron Evans appointed to Board of Directors -- Launched NanoGuard-D and NanoGuard-S ultrafilters for filtration of water...

2014-03-11 08:28:37

World Kidney Day Event to Discuss Building Global Awareness of Kidney Disease DENVER, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host a Google+ Hangout on Air dedicated to global kidney disease awareness on World Kidney Day. Join the "Be #KidneyAware: Raise Kidney Disease Awareness Worldwide" Google+ Hangout on Air on Thursday, March 13, at 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m. ET by registering at...

2014-03-10 12:26:17

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 13 at 1 p.m. ET, Kidney Care Partners (KCP) will host a Webinar to discuss the release of the Strategic Blueprint for Advancing Kidney Care Quality. The strategic blueprint was the result of a community-wide initiative launched at a national KCP-sponsored quality summit in March 2013, supported by 33 organizational leaders in kidney care. The document identifies four key patient-centric goals: -- Improved patient...

2014-03-10 08:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will honor Former United States Senator John Culver at its Inaugural Gala on March 11, 2014. "Senator Culver came to Washington, DC to fight for a better and more just society," said Nancy L. Scott, the DPC Education Center Board President. "We are honored to recognize his many years of dedicated public service and very much appreciate his efforts to increase public awareness of kidney disease."...

2014-03-04 12:25:56

'First-of-Its-Kind' Report Could 'Change the Quality Paradigm' for U.S. Renal Care WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP), a broad-based coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers, researchers and manufacturers, today released a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind report designed to accelerate improvement in the quality of kidney care in the United States. The blueprint initiative, launched at a national KCP-sponsored quality...

2014-03-03 08:30:49

Symposium Highlights New Biomarkers for AKI Risk Assessment SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading critical care experts will discuss biomarkers for risk assessment of acute kidney injury (AKI) at an educational symposium to be held at the19(th) International Conference on Advances In Critical Care - CRRT 2014 in San Diego. The symposium, "New AKI Biomarkers: A Revolution in Risk Assessment," will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 12:40 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time and is...

2014-03-03 04:23:03

At-risk Populations Include Those with Diabetes and High Blood Pressure and Minority Groups DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is encouraging people who are at risk for kidney disease to make a new resolution to learn and understand their risk during National Kidney Month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036-INFO-a One in 10 adults age 20 or older in the U.S....


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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