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2013-11-27 09:59:05

In the United States, African Americans have approximately twice the risk of end-stage renal disease compared to white Americans, despite a similar prevalence in earlier stages of chronic kidney disease. A large study co-authored by George Washington University (GW) researcher Dominic Raj, M.D., identifies factors that mediate differences in the progression of chronic kidney disease between black patients and white patients, as well as among black patients, in order to reduce the excess...

2013-11-26 23:02:52

The Firm is evaluating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered catastrophic heart problems associated with the GranuFlo recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Dialysis lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) claims stemming from the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of...

2013-11-26 23:00:43

Guebert announces largest exhibit presence ever at Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Guerbet announced today that it will have the company’s largest exhibit presence ever at the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)’s 99th Assembly and Annual Meeting Dec. 1-6 in Chicago. Guerbet will be exhibiting at Booth #2535 South Building, Hall A. This will mark the first RSNA for Guerbet since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-11-22 10:37:26

Patients receiving high intensity care when dialysis is initiated have shorter survival times and eventually need more intensive procedures Adults age 65 years and older represent half of the patients initiating chronic dialysis in the United States. Simple measures of the severity of an older kidney failure patient's illness when starting dialysis—such as whether dialysis was initiated in an inpatient setting, the length of the patient's hospital stay, and the use of other...

2013-11-21 23:19:59

The Firm is evaluating dialysis lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced life-threatening cardiac events, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death, allegedly due to GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) claims filed in the wake of last year’s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in a federal...

2013-11-21 11:23:28

NIH-funded study suggests increasing treatment adherence may help Even with more prescriptions for growth hormone, children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease were less likely to grow to normal height ranges if they came from lower-income families, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. Results from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Study are published in the December issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases and online today at...

Investigational Bioengineered Vessel Shows Potential As Dialysis Graft
2013-11-21 06:37:46

Duke University Medical Center An investigational, man-made blood vessel used in vascular grafts for kidney dialysis patients may potentially show encouraging early results among study patients in Poland, according to preliminary data reported Wednesday by a researcher at Duke Medicine. Presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions meeting in Dallas, the early findings of this interim patient data track 28 hemodialysis patients who received grafts using the...

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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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