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Global Study: 65% of AKI Cases Are Community Acquired

2015 16 Mar

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) has presented the findings of a new global study on acute kidney injury (AKI), seen by experts as a key step forward in their efforts to eliminate preventable deaths from the condition by 2025 ('0by25 Initiative'), at its annual meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa.AKI is a worldwide problem, killing... Read more

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Aspirin Use In Surgery Does Not Reduce Kidney Infection

2014 17 Nov

According to a new study, neither aspirin nor clonidine reduce the risk of acute kidney injury when used in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The study has been published in JAMA and will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Annual Kidney Week meeting.   Approximately 10 percent of the 200 million adults undergoing major non-cardiac... Read more

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Many Kidney Failure Patients Not Taking Advantage of Home Dialysis

2014 15 May

According to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), many kidney failure patients in Australia who could benefit from undergoing dialysis at home are being treated in hospitals and dialysis units. This is not only increasing costs for healthcare providers but also inconveniencing... Read more

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Study: Transplant Success Linked to Immune Molecule Levels

2014 13 May

A study recently published in the Journal of Immunology Research reports that patients with highest levels of the most powerful version of the immune molecule HLA-G seem to have the lowest risk of rejecting their transplanted kidney.Dr. Anatolij Horuzsko, immunologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and the study's corresponding... Read more

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ISBP 2013

2013 12 Sep

31 International Meeting of the International Society of Blood PurificationBologna, Italy Read more

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Astute Medical, Inc. To Host Educational Symposium At Critical Care Nephrology Meeting

2013 06 Jun

Astute Medical, Inc. will host an educational symposium bringing together an international panel of medical experts to discuss how newly validated biomarkers of acute kidney injury (AKI) risk can improve care of critically ill patients in the intensive care setting. The symposium, AKI Biomarkers of Risk Assessment: A New Age, will take place at the... Read more