• FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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    Kidney Transplantation Across Blood Group

    Kidney Transplantation Across Blood Group

    Kidney transplantation is usually done within blood group compatible people. The donor (who donates the kidney) and the recipient (who receives the kidney) should usually be the same blood group or compatible blood group. If blood group is incompatible transfusion…

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    • AUGUST 16, 2013
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    When is dialysis needed? What does dialysis do?

    When is dialysis needed? What does dialysis do?

    Dialysis is a process for removing waste and excess water from the blood, and is used primarily as an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people withrenal failure. Dialysis may be used for those with an acute disturbance in kidney function (acute…

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    • AUGUST 16, 2013
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    Understanding your kidneys and what they do

    Understanding your kidneys and what they do

    The kidney has a bean-shaped structure; each kidney has a convex and concavesurface. The concave surface, the renal hilum, is the point at which the renal arteryenters the organ, and the renal vein and ureter leave. The kidney is surrounded by tough fibrous tissue,…

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    • DECEMBER 28, 2012
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    Relieving the block through Renal artery stenting in hypertension

    Relieving the block through Renal artery stenting in hypertension

    Nothing seemed to work. At 45, Mrs. Ramani had high blood pressure that did not come under control even with multiple drugs. In time she began suffering breathlessness and moderate renal failure. Mrs. Ramani’s problem was actually the narrowing of vessels supplying…

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