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A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that AKI could be more deadly than heart attack .
The studies are reflective of the pipeline of clinical tests TGI will be commercializing as part of a surveillance program to detect and respond to early signs of graft injury to improve management of organ transplant recipients, with the potential to extend lives and reduce costs of associated healthcare.
A genetic screening test may help predict which patients with one of the most common childhood kidney diseases will respond to standard therapies.
Highlights a Among children with sporadic nephrotic syndrome, genetic mutations in the kidney's filtration barrier were frequently linked with a lack of response to immunosuppressive treatments.
Lexington Medical Center has welcomed two physicians to its network of care. Naveed Iqbal, MD, joins Lexington Endocrinology to provide comprehensive medical care that preserves the quality of life of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders.
Pharmacotherapy with mTOR inhibitors aggravates dyslipidemia, thus necessitating lipid-lowering therapy with fluvastatin, pravastatin, or atorvastatin."
From the Division of Cardiology , Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute , Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology , Department of Epidemiology , and Department of Laboratory Medicine , University of Washington, Seattle; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, ... (more)
The decline in living kidney donation over the past several years has been concerning and is poorly understood.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , Vol. 24, No. 6. , pp. 943-953, doi:10.1681/asn.2012111055 At present, there are no effective therapies to ameliorate injury, accelerate recovery, or prevent postinjury fibrosis after AKI.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:30 am
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