News tagged with dialysis
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(HealthDay)—For patients with bilateral renal masses, nephron sparing surgery (NSS) results in excellent long-term oncological and functional outcomes and survival rates, according to a study published ...
Surgery Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Kidney specialists, or nephrologists, care for a medically complex population and frequently must discuss serious news with patients: giving a diagnosis of kidney disease, explaining the risks and benefits of treatments, ...
Other Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In one of the largest and longest trials involving patients with kidney failure, a study led by an international team of researchers found that cinacalcet—a drug commonly prescribed to patients with kidney failure and a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neutron scattering experiments have provided new insights into the origin of the side effects of an antifungal drug prescribed all over the world. The analysis conducted by scientists at King's College London ...
Medical research Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some six million patients in Iran are affected by Western economic sanctions as import of medicine is becoming increasingly difficult, a governmental paper reported Sunday quoting a health official.
Health Oct 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—Health officials say one child has died and 37 others have been sickened in an E. coli outbreak tied to a North Carolina county fair.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple six-question quiz, typically used to assess disabilities in the elderly, could help doctors determine which kidney dialysis patients of any age are at the greatest risk of death, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The high rate of non-diabetic kidney disease in African-Americans is strongly associated with variations in a particular gene. Yet, not everyone who inherits these variations develops the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most patients with chronic kidney disease who undergo hemodialysis put up with a grueling treatment regimen that involves going into a clinic several days a week and sitting through a three-to-four hour dialysis session at ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Earlier this year, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the world's leading kidney organization, joined other groups in a campaign to help health care professionals and patients avoid wasteful and sometimes harmful medical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Renal transplantation is best treatment option for improving quality of life in people with late-stage chronic kidney disease
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new test could help identify and treat individuals at risk of developing potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The registry is part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) EURObservational Research Programme (EORP) of surveys and registries.
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The antibiotic most commonly prescribed to treat bloodstream infections in dialysis patients may not always be the best choice, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young black patients and patients without private health insurance are less likely to be assessed for a kidney transplant when they start dialysis, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of ...
Other Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0