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New lab test helps predict kidney damage

— 24 Jul 2009 20:26 | Health

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication in patients in intensive care. A new laboratory test called urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL) helps predict…

New discovery to aid in diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease

— 2 Jul 2009 01:35 | Health

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) in collaboration with scientists at the University of Louisville and the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis in France,…

New urine test detects common cause of kidney transplant failure

— 22 Jan 2009 14:40 | Health

A new and simple urine test can detect polyomavirus nephropathy, a relatively new and serious complication that affects up to 9% of kidney transplant recipients, according to a study…

Comparison of angiography contrast agents finds little difference in certain outcomes

— 6 Sep 2008 16:36 | Health

Use of sodium bicarbonate for hydration during coronary angiography for patients with kidney disease did not reduce the risk of developing serious kidney problems related to the use…

Targeted drug therapy found effective in patients with immune-mediated kidney disease

— 6 Aug 2008 06:17 | Health

The drug rituximab causes considerable kidney injury healing in patients with membranous nephropathy, a common form of kidney disease, according to a study appearing in the November…

Kidney damage caused by iodinated contrast material thought to be overestimated

— 21 Jul 2008 13:40 | Health

The use of iodinated contrast material may be less damaging to the kidneys than previously recorded, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical…

Iso-osmolar X-ray dye falters in PCI research

— 3 Apr 2008 11:40 | Health

A new study has found that an X-ray dye intended to reduce stress on the kidneys did not prevent renal injury during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients who already…

Before a CT scan or angiogram, many people should take inexpensive drug to protect kidneys

— 19 Feb 2008 18:11 | Health

As more and more Americans undergo CT scans and other medical imaging scans involving intense X-rays, a new study suggests that many of them should take a pre-scan drug that could protect…

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