Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
16 Results Related to "Pediatric Kidney Transplant"
Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Kidney failure in children can be caused by birth defects and genetic conditions; a kidney transplant can be safe and effective treatment.
Kidney transplants offer many benefits over dialysis, including freedom to travel, fewer dietary restrictions and, most importantly, improved survival.
Living Donor Organ Transplantation
Most kidneys and livers used in transplantation come from individuals who have died, but this doesn’t provide enough organs. So living donors are needed.
Anesthesia for Organ Transplant
Organ transplants, including heart, liver, kidney and pancreas, require highly specialized anesthesiology skills.
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polycystic kidney disease causes fluid-filled sacs called cysts to grow in the kidneys, which eventually harm the organs' function.
Diagnosing Lupus Nephritis
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes rampant inflammation throughout the body; lupus nephritis is the diagnosis when the kidneys are involved.
Diabetes affects 1 in 11 Americans. If you have diabetes, your body is either not producing insulin or is not using it properly.
Lab Testing With Quick Results
Laboratory tests that used to take days to come back can now be performed instantly and accurately, using point-of-care tests.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
Lupus Symptoms and Treatment
Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and blood vessels, along with skin and neurological symptoms.
Neurogenetics uses genome sequencing to understand the cause of brain and nerve disorders, such as Alzheimer's, ALS and many others.
Kidney Cancer Treatment
Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow in one or both kidneys. Then, the body is unable to filter waste. Surgery is the most common treatment.
Diagnosing Kidney Cancer
With renal (kidney) cancer, pathological findings play an important role in diagnosis and identification of the most effective treatments.
Upper Urinary Tract Cancer
Upper urinary tract cancers are rare. They can develop in the ureter, and cancer cells can flow with urine into the bladder, causing bladder cancer.