Cold ischemia time for donor kidneys reduced after implementation of virtual cross-matching programRead More
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Evaluation of Hypertension, Proteinuria, and Abnormalities of Body Weight in Italian Adolescents Participating in the World Kidney Days.
World Kidney Day (WKD) was promoted by the Italian Kidney Foundation and the Italian Society of Nephrology for raising awareness, detection, prevention, and treatment of kidney diseases. The Italian WKD focused on the...Read More
Association between anemia and renal prognosis in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: a retrospective study.
Though anemia is a sign of poor renal prognosis in chronic kidney disease (CKD), hemoglobin (Hb) levels are typically higher in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) than in other kidney diseases, and anemia has...Read More
Patients with the dual burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and chronic congestive heart failure (HF) experience unacceptably high rates of symptom load, hospitalization, and mortality. Currently, concerted efforts to...Read More
To determine how often end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is implicated as a cause of death (COD) at autopsy.We searched our autopsy database (2007-2017) using queries “end-stage renal disease,” “end-stage kidney...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Feb 5, 2020
For average patient, graft failure will impose medical costs of $78,079 and loss of 1.66 QALYsRead More
A brief review on the rising incidence of chronic kidney diseases and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Posted by admin | Jan 30, 2020
Chronic kidney diseases (CKDs) are the most common forms of kidney disease all around the world. The incidence of CKD is rising, which is mainly driven by population aging as well as by a global rise in hypertension, metabolic...Read More
Adipose tissue collection from a living kidney donor; an experimental model for the research of atherosclerosis.
Posted by admin | Jan 23, 2020
Thanks to an increased number of living-donor kidney transplants the IKEM transplant program offers the possibility of obtaining adipose tissue for scientific purposes from patients with varying degrees of atherosclerosis....Read More