Latest renal failure Stories
Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure.
Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.
Disrupting certain nerves in the kidneys can safely and effectively lower blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension.
One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
Heart disease is not only the leading cause of death in the U.S, it’s also the top cause of death for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Henry Ford Hospital researchers have found that the presence of excess protein in a common urine test is an effective prognostic marker of acute renal failure in patients with severe sepsis.
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA.
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