Medical research

Brief dialysis may be best for some kidney patients

Patients with acute kidney injury requiring outpatient dialysis after hospital discharge receive the same care as those with the more common end-stage kidney disease, according to a study led by UC San Francisco.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research: Acute kidney damage spreads over time

When our kidneys are acutely damaged, it can cause necrotic injury, which is the death of cells in the kidney. A new study from Aarhus University has now found that the cell damage spreads over several days after the immediate ...

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

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