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The Woman With A Mass In Her Kidney by Dr. Nundy Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 11:44am Last month I saw a 65 year-old woman with a mass in her kidney in clinic for follow up. She had recently transferred her medical care to our clinic after her insurance changed. She came with a few medical problems including high blood pressure, tobacco use and arthritis — diseases which are the bread and butter of primary care medicine — but she ... Read on »
CNS mass and crystals after kidney transplantation by Matt S. Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 12:00am A gentleman with ESRD secondary to polycystic kidney disease comes in with vomiting and headache eight months after kidney transplantation. Brain MRI shows a small single enhancing lesion in the temporal lobe. Lumbar puncture reveals an elevated opening pressure (41), WBC 121 (77% lymphs), elevated total protein (210) and low glucose (41) ... Read on »
Kidney Involvement and Lupus by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Mar 2009 3:20pm I was reading the chat transcript in the LFA website and I found the chat quite enlightening. Here are some of the Q&A that I found quite helpful. Moderator I have been spilling +1 protein in my urine for 6 years. My 24 does not ever seem to be over 600mg. My doctor isn’t concerned because my creatinine is always normal. But I’m worried. S ... Read on »
New Transplant Method May Allow Kidney Recipients to Live Drug Free » Blog Archive » Critical Mass by David Granovsky Posted Sat 10 Mar 2012 12:00am New Transplant Method May Allow Kidney Recipients to Live Drug Free New Transplant Method May Allow Kidney Recipients to Live Drug Free » Blog Archive » Critical Mass . Read on »
Muscle building may help kidney disease patients live longer by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 12:00am ASN-online - Kidney disease patients are healthier and live longer if they’ve beefed up their muscles, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results suggest t ... Read on »
Im ... by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 4:38pm Immunohistochemistry Immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis of clear cell carcinomas from the kidney, liver, and lung  Clear cell carcinoma is a common specimen seen by many surgical pathologists. Given an appropriate clinical context (for example, a patient with a large kidney mass), determining the na ... Read on »
I never really liked that part of my kidney anyways by Posted Mon 10 Oct 2011 8:38pm Artur Rimbaud (1854-1891), Harar I’ve been putting off the writing of this update, thinking perhaps that in writing these words, that which seemed surreal enough to be a part of someone else’s life would become more painfully my own. My last trip to Sloan-Kettering (thank you Cigna) did not g ... Read on »
Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Kidney Stones by HealthFinder Posted Thu 16 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink A primary warning sign is severe, sudden pain (HealthDay News) -- When certain substanc ... Read on »
Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Kidney Stones by Medline Plus Posted Thu 16 Dec 2010 7:00am A primary warning sign is severe, sudden pain By Diana Kohnle Thursday, December 16, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- When certain substances in the urine crystallize to form a solid mass in the kidney or ureter, a kidney stone is born. The University of Maryland Medical Center says k ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »