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Common Urological Problems

Advanced Kidney Disease

Kidney failure can complicate long-term outcomes in children receiving solid-organ transplants

Children who undergo transplants of solid organs have a high risk of developing advanced kidney disease, according to a new national study. Among these children, the highest risk is in those receiving lung or intestinal transplants, followed by heart and then liver transplants. The researchers say their findings reinforce the importance of continued screening… Kidney failure can complicate long-term outcomes in children receiving solid-organ transplants   



Starting dialysis after - not before - conception may improve birth rates in women with advanced kidney disease

Women with advanced kidney disease who start dialysis during pregnancy have superior live birth rates than those already on dialysis at the time of conception, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings provide valuable information for counseling women with… Starting dialysis after - not before - conception may improve birth rates in women with advanced kidney disease   



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