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Team finds biomarkers to diagnose serious kidney allergic reaction

A team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified ... nephritis (AIN), an underdiagnosed but treatable kidney disorder that impairs renal function in the short term and ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 May 2019

Genomic collision may explain why many kidney transplants fail

This genomic collision is a genetic incompatibility between kidney donor and recipient, causing the recipient to mount an immune attack against the donor protein. The findings, published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine, could lead to ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 15 May 2019

Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease 'epidemic'

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves the slow loss of kidney function ... The results of the study appear in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research team found that agricultural workers, such as those who worked with sugarcane, cotton, and ...

Source: Medical News Today
Published: 18 May 2019

Genomic Mismatch at LIMS1 Locus and Kidney Allograft Rejection

We thank all the participating kidney transplant recipients and their donors for contributing biologic samples and clinical data for this study. From the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology (N.J.S., Y.L., J.A.D., C.F., L.L., K.X., Y.-J.N., Y.D.N ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 15 May 2019

Little Agreement on Stress Tests Before Kidney Transplant

Evaluation of renal transplant candidates for ischemic heart disease ... of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues in the study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine. "[T]ransplant center was second only to coronary ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 13 May 2019

ERADICATE-AF: Could Add-on Renal Denervation Give A-fib Ablation a Boost?

the addition of renal denervation during the same procedure increased the rate of freedom from A-fib recurrence at 1 year (72.1% vs 56.5%; HR 0.57; 95% CI 0.38-0.85), Jonathan Steinberg, MD (University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry ...

Source: TCTMD
Published: 10 May 2019

FDA Approves BAVENCIO® (avelumab) plus Axitinib Combination for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

and Global Head of Innovative Medicine Franchises, Merck. In JAVELIN Renal 101, the objective response rate (ORR) was doubled in the ITT population with BAVENCIO in combination with axitinib ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 15 May 2019

Northwest Kidney Centers CEO Joyce F. Jackson to Retire

She led the effort to found the Kidney Research Institute, a collaboration between Northwest Kidney Centers and UW Medicine, and spurred Northwest Kidney Centers to provide a grant that launched the Center for Dialysis Innovation. Jackson has spearheaded ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 13 May 2019

AF Ablation, Renal Denervation a Promising Team in ERADICATE-AF

Steinberg, from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, is a coprincipal investigator on the trial, called Evaluate Renal Artery Denervation in Addition to Catheter Ablation to Eliminate Atrial Fibrillation (ERADICATE-AF).

Source: Medscape
Published: 10 May 2019

Towards minimally-invasive, quantitative assessment of chronic kidney disease using optical spectroscopy

Right: The kidney was then sliced open (bisected), and ESS spectra ... of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Boston University School of Medicine. (IACUC approved protocol # AN-15449) All methods were performed in accordance with the ...

Source: Nature
Published: 09 May 2019

Renal Denervation May Boost Afib Ablation Efficacy

and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Pellegrini disclosed no relevant relationships with industry. Source Reference: Steinberg JS, et al "Evaluate Renal Artery Denervation In Addition to Catheter Ablation To Eliminate Atrial Fibrillation (ERADICATE ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 10 May 2019

Chapman’s Jim Doti discusses kidney donation to stranger, urges others to consider helping save lives

The most comprehensive national study relating to this question was conducted at The John Hopkins University School of Medicine and involved 80,000 live kidney donors as compared to a control group of more than 9,000 people. The findings showed that after ...

Source: Orange County Register
Published: 15 May 2019

My liver, your kidney: The world's first non-identical organ swap

Deveza’s mother was on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. Like some others in this situation ... The power and beauty of mini organs Hear how organoids could change medicine at New Scientist Live So Deveza came up with a different plan.

Source: New Scientist
Published: 10 May 2019

Legendary Mets star Ed Kranepool recovering after kidney transplant

Stony Brook Medicine has the longest active kidney transplant program on Long Island. About 30% of the transplanted kidneys come from living donors. Since 1981, Stony Brook Medicine has completed ...

Source: WPIX
Published: 13 May 2019

Son donates kidney to his mom in time for Mother's Day

She gave him her kidney so he could live. They shared their story of faith on Easter Sunday Hung said the answer made him so proud of his nephew. "He had guts to do it," Hung said, choking up. "It's a miracle what God did, and it's a miracle what medicine ...

Source: KHOU
Published: 13 May 2019

Lithotripsy Device Market - Rise in Prevalence of Kidney Stone and Increase in Awareness About Kidney Health to Drive Market

Additionally, a rise in the prevalence of kidney stone disease is likely to propel the market in the region. According to an article published in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 10% to 25 % of adults were suffering from gall bladder stones in ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 17 May 2019

Orchard Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Chronic Kidney Disease Management Program

“Our specialized CKD program and partnership with the National Kidney Foundation aim to address ... certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology, and is director of the ...

Source: Patch
Published: 09 May 2019

New Study Finds Chronic Kidney Disease Remains Largely Undiagnosed in Nearly Half of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference ... 8 Bailey RA, Wang Y, Zhu V, Rupnow MF. Chronic kidney disease in US adults with type 2 diabetes: an updated national estimate of prevalence based on Kidney Disease: Improving ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 10 May 2019

FDA Approves BAVENCIO® (avelumab) Plus INLYTA® (axitinib) Combination for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

we feel privileged that we can offer patients with first-line advanced renal cell carcinoma a new treatment option," said Rehan Verjee, President, EMD Serono, and Global Head of Innovative Medicine Franchises, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. In JAVELIN ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 14 May 2019

Biomarkers to diagnose serious kidney allergic reaction

A team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified two protein biomarkers in urine that may one day be used to better diagnose acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), an underdiagnosed but treatable kidney disorder that impairs renal ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 16 May 2019

Study Finds Exercise Improves Overall Fitness of Older Kidney Patients

“Older adults with advanced chronic kidney disease have significantly impaired physical ... of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and the Baltimore VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, and one of the authors ...

Source: Webwire.com
Published: 10 May 2019

2 Texas Siblings Undergo Kidney Transplants, Same Donor

"I've never seen this before, in my 10 years of medicine," said Dr. Daniel Gebhard, who works in pediatric intensive care at the hospital. A successful kidney transplant requires not only the same blood type, but also compatible antigen typing and cross ...

Source: NBC DFW
Published: 11 May 2019

Drone delivers kidney for organ transplant in breakthrough flight

The University of Maryland School of Medicine teamed up with the engineering school to successfully deliver a kidney to surgeons using a drone. From West Baltimore, a drone carrying a human organ launched. It landed 2.8 miles away at the University of ...

Source: WSAW-TV
Published: 29 Apr 2019

Here’s why many kidney transplants fail

According to the study published in the Journal of Medicine, genomic collision is a genetic incompatibility between the kidney donor and recipient, causing the recipient to mount an immune attack ...

Source: newsroompost.com
Published: 16 May 2019

Cormedix Announces Presentation of LOCK-IT-100 Study Results at National Kidney Foundation Spring 2019 Meeting

Dr. Agarwal, who was an investigator in the study, is a Professor of Medicine at The Ohio State University and a consultant to the Company. Dr. Agarwal commented, “I am very pleased to present the results of the landmark study and I thank the patients ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 10 May 2019

Genomic Mismatch May Explain Why Some Kidney Transplants Fail

the Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians of Surgeons. The researchers hypothesized that a person whose genome carries a kidney gene with a deleted section might be especially sensitive to ...

Source: Hemorrhoids
Published: 16 May 2019

Apixaban Superior to Warfarin in Chronic Kidney Disease With Atrial Fibrillation

... the findings from a recent meta-analysis presented at the National Kidney Foundation’s 2019 Spring Clinical Meetings in Boston. Rebaika Chopra, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and colleagues analyzed data from 5 retrospective ...

Source: thecardiologyadvisor.com
Published: 14 May 2019

FDA Approves Bavencio Plus Inlyta Combination for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

we feel privileged that we can offer patients with first-line advanced renal cell carcinoma a new treatment option,” said Rehan Verjee, President, EMD Serono, and Global Head of Innovative Medicine Franchises, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The ...

Source: PharmaLive
Published: 15 May 2019