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Stem cell transplants help kidney damage by David Granovsky Posted Sun 13 Feb 2011 12:00am “Transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis – a type of urinary infection that has reached the kidney – has been found to improve kidney structure and function.” Stem cell transplants help kidney damage Tamp ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: renal tubular dysgenesis by nih.gov Posted Thu 30 May 2013 4:31pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2013 What is renal tubular dysgenesis? Renal tubular dysgenesis is a severe kidney disorder characte ... Read on »
Kids' Urinary Infections Usually Not a Kidney Risk by Poh Tin Tan Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 11:33pm From Reuters Health InformationBy Amy NortonNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Oct 12 - Most children with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not at increased risk of chronic kidney disease later in life, a new meta-analysis suggests."If there is no structural abnormalities in the kidney ultrasound after the first UTI, the parents should not be ... Read on »
My first "Annual" Kidney Exam by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:31pm Good evening everyone! I had my one-year post-transplant Glofil appointment on Tuesday. My score was 81. For those of you keeping track, I was 86.1 right after the transplant, 82 at the six-month mark. I asked the doctor (physician's assistant), and she said that the "normal" range for a post-transplant patient was between 40 and 60, ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: dense deposit disease by nih.gov Posted Mon 07 Feb 2011 1:29pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed February 2011 What is dense deposit disease? Dense deposit disease is a condition that primarily af ... Read on »
Kidney Care – what you told us by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am Kidney Care is a new NHS organisation that has been established to help deliver the goals of the NSF for Renal Services. I am sure I don’t need to remind readers of this blog that our NSF covers adults and children and aims to improve the experience and outcomes for all people at all stages of kidney disease. The NSF has set a high bar in a ... Read on »
Kidney care pathways by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am Eighteen week pathways are being developed with the aim of transforming service delivery. The start, stop and pause rules are important but not the biggest issue. A good test of the rules is do they make sense to the man on the proverbial Clapham omnibus? Let me give you an example – someone with normal excretory kidney function but with proteinu ... Read on »
Renal Papillary Necrosis and Sickle Cell by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Nov 2010 3:28am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 14 November 2010 What is Renal Papillary Necrosis? Renal papillary necrosis is a disorder of the kidneys in which all or part of the renal papillae die.  The renal papillae are ducts that collect urine from the renal lobes and then transfer the urine to ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: renal tubular acidosis with deafness by nih.gov Posted Tue 01 Apr 2014 1:56pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed March 2014 What is renal tubular acidosis with deafness? Renal tubular acidosis with deafness i ... Read on »
Kidney Stones can be prevented with herbal formula Renalis by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Renalis Herbal Formula for Kidney Stone Prevention Approximately twelve out of every 100 people, or 12% of the population, will develop a kidney stone at some point in their lives. This conditions prevalence begins to increase as we reach around 40 years of age, and chances of stone formation continues to climb well into our 70s. Kidney ston ... Read on »