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Georgia dialysis facility referral rate for kidney transplants is low and variable

Although kidney transplantation is known to be the optimal treatment for most patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), only about one in ...

Using kidneys from very small donors for transplant is safer than expected

UC Davis specialists recommend wider use of the en bloc procedure ...

Potential new therapy approaches to reverse kidney damage identified

Study shows that cell plasticity program resulting from kidney damage can be targeted to reverse disease and fibrosis. ... Full story

Exercise on dialysis: staying active to stay healthy

Deakin researchers have launched an Australian-first exercise program to help fight the debilitating physical side-effects suffered by patients undergoing dialysis treatment. ... Full story

Weill Cornell Researchers Develop New Kidney Transplant Rejection Test

A non-invasive test that scours urine for the by-products of metabolism as well as three genetic molecules can more accurately detect whether transplanted kidneys are being rejected by patients' bodies than a scan that examines either measure alone, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medical College scientists in Qatar and New York. ... Full story

Investigational drug prevents life-threatening side effects of kidney disease treatment

By John Easton - A yearlong study of more than 300 patients found that the investigational drug patiromer can reduce elevated blood-potassium levels—a common side effect of drugs essential in the treatment of chronic diabetic kidney disease. ... Full story

Sensing danger signals in the kidney may help acute kidney disease

Latest research from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health provides novel insights into how the body’s danger signals work to protect against inflammation, potentially paving the way to improved outcomes for people with acute kidney injury. ... Full story

Geography Is Destiny in Deaths from Kidney Failure, Study Shows

Patients who get referred to kidney specialists do best ... Full story

Study: Important to consider cause of kidney failure when planning future treatment

Most patients with failing kidneys face generic treatment paths. Outcomes may improve if their course of treatment is based on the root causes of their kidney failure, a new study says. ... Full story

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