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2014-07-09 16:26:00

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biopsy Devices : Technology and Global Markets https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2212013/Biopsy-Devices--Technology-and-Global-Markets.html This report provides an in-depth study of the global biopsy devices methods by device, therapautic segments and geographic markets from 2012 through 2018, with five-year CAGR projections from 2013 through 2018. It focuses on vital display technologies...

2012-07-11 13:58:00

Exosomes could lead to less costly, less intrusive, more accurate diagnosis Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have developed a method of isolating biospecimens that could lead to a less costly, less invasive and more accurate way of diagnosing chronic kidney disease, or CKD. CKD is a major complication of diabetes, high blood pressure and a form of kidney disease known as glomerulonephritis, which is characterized by a progressive deterioration of the...

2012-06-11 11:41:23

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure, according to research presented at the European Anaesthesiology Congress in Paris today (Sunday). Professor Jianzhong Sun (MD, PhD), professor and attending anesthesiologist at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, USA), told the meeting that in a study of 3,219 patients, pre-operative aspirin therapy was associated with a...

2012-05-03 19:03:15

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has issued newly created guidelines for the screening, treatment, and management of lupus nephritis–a severe manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) where the disease attacks the kidneys. Previously, only general guidelines for SLE existed for clinicians. The guidelines, available today in Arthritis Care & Research, are specific to lupus nephritis and include methods for identifying renal disease, newer therapies, and treatment...

2012-01-18 00:29:06

Procedure offers new hope to the quarter-million Canadians for whom drugs to lower blood pressure are not effective Doctors at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre today performed a minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat high blood pressure, called renal denervation, for the first time in Canada. The procedure can significantly reduce high blood pressure in patients who cannot effectively treat their hypertension through drugs. These patients, numbering approximately 250,000 Canadians,...

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2010-06-11 06:45:00

Bevacizumab Increases the Risk of Severe Urinary Protein Loss by More than 4- Fold The widely used cancer drug bevacizumab (known popularly as Avastin) may cause severe loss of protein from the kidney into the urine that can lead to significant kidney damage and can compromise the efficacy of cancer treatment, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The results suggest that physicians should monitor patients' kidney...


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