Kidney Disease

Surveillance beats radical nephrectomy for small masses

(HealthDay)—Patients with small renal masses who have a radical nephrectomy are significantly more likely to experience up staging to a more advanced chronic kidney disease stage based on glomerular filtration rate ranges, ...

Sep 25, 2015
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An easy test for sickle cell disease

A team of UConn biomedical engineers, working with colleagues from Yale, MIT, and Harvard, has developed a simple, inexpensive, and quick technique for the diagnosis and monitoring of sickle cell disease that can be used ...

Oct 23, 2015
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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