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According to the findings from a national research trial, people who suffer from a narrowing of the arteries that lead to the kidneys, or renal artery stenosis, do not experience better outcomes when renal stenting is used.
A new study from UCLA shows how magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and computed tomography angiography (CTA) are equivalent in delineating anatomy in living renal donors.
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European trial explores treating renal artery blockages with a balloon expandable paclitaxel-eluting renal stent VANCOUVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Some invasive procedures that are becoming increasingly common as a first line of treatment for patients diagnosed with narrowed arteries in and around the kidneys may not be necessary, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
By Yushkov, Yuriy Hoffman, Allison; Giudice, Anthony Background-Approximately one-third of organ donors in the United States are trauma victims. In general, kidneys with large subcapsular hematomas are not used for transplant because of the possibility of significant parenchymal injury.
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....
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