News tagged with kidney transplantation
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(Medical Xpress) -- A new technique for improving delivery of stem cells may lead to better and faster tissue repair, a breakthrough with promise for sports medicine and military populations.
Medical research Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Following a conditioning regimen of lymphoid irradiation (TLI) and antithymocyte globulin (ATG), the majority of HLA-matched kidney and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients can be withdrawn ...
Surgery Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing living-related kidney transplants, the use of bone-marrow derived mesenchymal (cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types) stem cells instead of antibody ...
Medical research Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Lindsay Porter's kidneys were failing rapidly when a friend offered to donate one of his. Then she made an unusual request: Would he donate part of his immune system, too?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Not all patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are destined for kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings provide hope t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Irradiation and stem cells used in new treatment to enable kidney recipients to forego immunosuppressant drugs
With a novel approach that creates a more-accepting immune system, Stanford School of Medicine physicians have pioneered a technique that frees kidney-transplant recipients from a life on anti-rejection drugs.
Immunology Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New ongoing research published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may pr ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Living kidney donors are at no greater risk of heart disease than the healthy general population, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese chronic kidney disease patients who undergo surgery to achieve weight loss do not face a particularly dangerous rate of complications as a result, a new study suggests.
Surgery Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- If you're receiving kidney dialysis, four new studies suggest that you could benefit from longer or more frequent dialysis sessions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the community setting, health indicators are significantly associated with post-kidney-transplant mortality, according to a study published online Feb 20 in the Archives of Surgery.
Surgery Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing. According to a new study, kidney failure patients who take part in an education program are more likely to get evaluated for a kidney transplant. ...
Other Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is an urgent need to increase the number of organ donors from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in countries with a strong tradition of immigration, such as the UK, USA, Canada and the Netherlands, in order to ...
Other Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that racial disparities exist in both the early and late steps in access to kidney transplantation. This study is part of the February special themed ...
Other Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians at three transplant centers have found in a pilot study that a majority of children who receive liver tissue from a parent can eventually stop using immunosuppression (anti-rejection) medications safely. These ...
Other Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |