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University of Maryland Medicine to eliminate race from kidney function estimates

University of Maryland Medicine—which is comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)—has announced...
understanding dialysis modalities

Improved understanding of current dialysis modalities may hold greater value than...

There are several different types of dialysis treatment available to kidney disease patients—with the three major players, in-centre haemodialysis (ICHD), home haemodialysis (HHD) and...

ASN Kidney Week: Research uncovers why dialysis and transplant patients are...

People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from COVID-19—and new...

ASN Kidney Week: Study indicates substantial discrepancies between kidney function assessments

New research presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week (2–7 November 2021, virtual) indicates that substantial discrepancies exist between two major...