Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Link between HPV and cancer after kidney transplant

The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University has shed light on the link between skin cancer development and kidney transplants, highlighting the importance for clinicians to monitor transplant patients ...

Genetics

Australian breakthrough in stem cell kidney research

New research led by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), has combined gene editing technology with stem cell kidney regeneration to correct a patient's gene mutation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk stages defined for children with chronic kidney disease

Experts in pediatric kidney disease have published a new staging system to help doctors better predict the length of time until a child with chronic kidney disease (CKD) will need to undergo a kidney transplant or start receiving ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral sirolimus alters the course of DIPNECH syndrome in three patients

Sirolimus, which is used to prevent rejection after kidney transplants, has been used to successfully treat three cases of a rare disorder called diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia, or DIPNECH syndrome. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

Learning to become self-sufficient and responsible is part of life's journey through the teen and young adult years. Mistakes are often made, and lessons are learned. However, for young kidney-graft patients, any mistake ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trained navigators help patients with kidney transplant process

(HealthDay)—A trained patient navigator helps to increase access to the transplant waitlist for disadvantaged patients with kidney failure who need a longer time to get through the transplant evaluation process, according ...

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