Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improving kidney transplant outcomes

A new clinical trial led by researchers at the U of M could change the current standard of care for monitoring kidney transplant patients and potentially increase the longevity of successful kidney transplants. Principal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

End-stage kidney disease study seeks to delay dialysis

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is studying the safety of a possible treatment for diabetic kidney disease that would delay or prevent the need for kidney replacement such as dialysis.

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US transplant centers frequently refuse deceased donor kidneys

A new study indicates that deceased donor kidneys are typically offered and declined many times before being accepted for transplantation. The study, which appears in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American ...

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