When an individual's kidneys fail, three treatment options are available: hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis or kidney transplantation. Many patients feel that a successful kidney transplant provides a better quality of life because it allows for greater freedom and often is associated with ...
The Kidneys and How They Work National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH The kidneys are a pair of vital organs that perform many functions to keep the blood clean and chemically balanced.
2 NatioNal KidNey FouNdatioNNational Kidney Foundation's Kidney disease outcomes Quality initiative Did you know that the National Kidney Foundation's
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X-Plain™ Kidney Stones Reference Summary Introduction Kidney stones are fairly common. Although they can be very painful, they are treatable, and in many cases preventable.
Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH How does diet affect the risk of developing kidney stones?
T he Foundation would like to thank all those people across Canada who generously gave their time and effort to make this manual possible. Without their encouragement, ideas and support, it would not have been possible.
1 Kidney Case 1 SURGICAL PATHOLOGY REPORT Surgical Pathology Report February 9, 2007 Clinical History: This 45 year old woman was found to have a left renal mass.
Acknowledgments T his booklet has been adapted from material provided by the Children & Young People's Kidney Unit at the City Hospital, Nottingham, England.
2 Each year, 36,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer. The vast majority of these patients suffer from renal cell carcinoma, a malignancy in the tissue cells where blood is filtered into urine.