Researchers are closer to understanding why babies born with smaller kidneys have a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
High levels of two novel urinary biomarkers early in critical illness are associated with adverse long-term outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury (AKI), according to an international, multi-center study led by University ...
(HealthDay)—Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States, according to a new report.
Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. The use of contrast media, or dyes, can contribute to this problem.