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Bioartificial kidney device receives KidneyX award after progressing to preclinical model

An implantable bioartificial kidney device (iBAK)—which promises to free kidney disease patients from dialysis machines and transplant waiting lists—has taken another step towards becoming...

Natera launches Prospera with quantification to improve kidney graft rejection testing

Natera has announced the launch of Prospera with quantification, the only cell-free DNA (cfDNA) test for kidney rejection that provides three values—the quantity of...

ESH position paper highlights renal denervation as a third option for hypertension management

European Society of Hypertension (ESH), the leading hypertension (HTN) society in Europe, presented an updated position paper on renal denervation (RDN) during the eighth...

ESOT 2021: Asian donor and Black recipient kidney grafts associated with significantly poorer long-term...

Black transplant recipients and patients who received kidneys from Asian donors had a significantly higher risk of their kidney grafts failing within seven years,...