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Creating the First Implantable Bioartificial Kidney

Part 1: From Concept to Preclinical Trials
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Magnesium Depletion Score Highlights Risk Factors

A new estimating tool may more accurately identify deficiencies associated with serious health risks.

Researchers Examine Risks of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants

In-depth characterization of necrotizing enterocolitis yields new data on the burden of sepsis and how to predict those at highest risk.

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Ileovesicostomy for Refractory Bladder in Children

Some patients gain stable or superior renal and urologic function compared with augmentation cystoplasty.

Seeking Drivers for Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Clinical trial to test RNA sequencing for matching appropriate treatments to specific tumors.

Block this Receptor to Derail Kidney Fibrosis

New study details pathways promoting kidney inflammation and fibrosis, raising new concepts for treatment.

Studies Examine Viral Risks in Kidney Transplantation from HCV+ Donors

National research initiatives explore infection risk, timing of DAAs and other treatment factors.

Robotic-assisted, Living-donor Nephrectomy is New Standard

Tech offers an improved transplant experience for donors, recipients and surgeons.

Vein Arterialization Is Saving ‘Desert Feet’

A percutaneous procedure to avert amputation in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.