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Kidney Dialysis

Continued Treatment for Lupus May Boost Survival of Those Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that close supervision by rheumatologists and the use of immunosuppressant drugs improve the survival of lupus patients with end-stage kidney disease - a finding that could reverse long-standing clinical practice. Their study appeared in the September 1 online edition of the Journal… Continued Treatment for Lupus May Boost Survival of Those Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease   



Quiz, already used in elderly, could determine death risk for kidney dialysis patients of all ages

A simple six-question quiz, typically used to assess disabilities in the elderly, could help doctors determine which kidney dialysis patients of any age are at the greatest risk of death, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.

Believing that kidney failure mimics an accelerated body-wide aging process transplant surgeon Dorry L. Segev, M.D., Ph.D., and his… Quiz, already used in elderly, could determine death risk for kidney dialysis patients of all ages   



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