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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.

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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.

Rac1 Maintains Kidney Cell Shape and Function

New mechanistic insight may aid efforts to promote kidney regeneration after injury.

Enhanced Imaging Suggests Mitochondrial Connections Offer Protection

Super-resolution microscopy reveals organelle interconnectivity, morphology and effects of injury.

Seeking Better Kidney Transplant Outcomes

Study to determine how APOL1 variants in donor kidneys affect long-term graft survival.