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Coronary angiography safe for patients with chronic kidney disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Coronary angiography is a recommended screening test for many patients undergoing kidney transplantation and now new research shows that it can be performed in those with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) without further impairing kidney function. Research has shown...
Jorge Reyes MD, Director of Transplant Program, Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, describes pediatric multi-organ transplant in children who have lost their intestine or function of the intestine. References and Resources Mazariegos GV, Soltys K, Bond G, Girnita A,...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Donor dopamine treatment improves kidney graft function

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Giving low-dose dopamine to brain-dead donors can improve graft function after kidney transplantation, according to trial findings reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association for September 9. The current results support those of an earlier case-control study...