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  • dialysis
  • I remember her joy that her kidneys had regenerated and so she was able to come off dialysis. (churchofscotland.org.uk)
  • To treat kidney disease, patients are commonly put on dialysis, which involves diverting blood through a machine for it to be cleaned. (elle.com)
  • She was treated at the time, but later, as a teenager doctors realised high levels of protein in her urine would need to be filtered out and that she would require longterm dialysis, until a kidney donation became available. (elle.com)
  • We intend to report worthy news items on kidney dialysis and also on renal failure in general. (blogspot.com)
  • And now the University of Washington has the go-ahead for the first human safety trial of a portable, wearable kidney dialysis machine. (blogspot.com)
  • A study in the British medical journey Lancet says that to alleviate problems caused when equipment designed for use by adults is used on young children and babies, an Italian group has produced a miniaturised dialysis machine which has been tested on a newly born baby with serious organ failure problems, After 30 days the child's kidney function was restored. (blogspot.com)
  • A PATIENT on dialysis could travel to Mars and back - twice - in the time it takes to get a new kidney. (blogspot.com)
  • disease
  • Hopefully this will help suffers of kidney disease keep up to date with relevant information, such as problems caused by other medications, improvements in treatments, and anything else that takes our fancy. (blogspot.com)
  • Dr. Victor Gura, a physician specializing in internal medicine and kidney disease, created the initial prototypes for the WAK in his clinic in Beverly Hills, Calif. He completed the prototypes in a lab at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. (blogspot.com)
  • process
  • What must it be like for the person knowing they cannot have as much water as needed when thirsty - because their kidneys cannot process it. (livingkidneydonation.co.uk)
  • For those unfamiliar with the process, a friend or relative of patient A whose kidney is not a match for patient A offers their kidney to anyone else who has a friend or relative who is willing to donate to patient A, or someone else, until a chain is formed where patient A gets a kidney that is suitable. (blogspot.com)
  • In mammals, urine is a liquid waste product of the body secreted by the kidneys by a process of filtration from blood and excreted through the urethra. (studymode.com)
  • Hospital
  • Doctors from Pitt County Memorial Hospital announced today what is believed to be the first successful six-person kidney exchange in the Carolinas. (blogspot.com)
  • patients
  • The final ruling was that websites like this could operate as long as no fees were paid (matchingdonors.com didn't charge UK kidney patients a fee but they do charge $595 to USA patients for a lifetime membership). (livingkidneydonation.co.uk)
  • As neuroscientist Adrian Owen's research demonstrates through the extraordinary testimonies in his book 'Into the Grey Zone', reviewed here by Chris Willmott, some patients with PVS and MCS have far more awareness than we might possibly imagine. (blogspot.com)
  • health
  • This 40% rate of misdiagnosis is because underlying impairments can mask awareness, argues Giacino, and can lead to inappropriate care decisions as well as poor health outcomes. (blogspot.com)
  • waste
  • When the kidneys lose this ability, waste products can build up in the body and lead to a range of life-threatening symptoms, such as fevers, vomiting and difficulties with breathing. (elle.com)
  • The kidneys filter waste. (studymode.com)
  • difficult
  • The range of physical and cognitive impairments experienced by individuals with PDOC complicate diagnostic accuracy and make it difficult to distinguish behaviours that are indicative of conscious awareness from those that are random and nonpurposeful. (blogspot.com)
  • last
  • In October of last year I was in the car with my wife and we were listening to a podcast in which a speaker used kidney donation as an example of a contract that can't be enforced. (livingkidneydonation.co.uk)
  • Last year, Selena Gomez received a kidney from best friend Francia Raisa. (elle.com)
  • operation
  • In a photograph taken on the day of her operation, posted later to Instagram, the 25-year-old can be seen lying in bed next to her best friend, actress Francia Raisa, as it emerged that she had received her new kidney from her chum. (elle.com)
  • several
  • The kidneys are organs that serve several essential regulatory roles in most animals, including vertebrates and some invertebrates. (studymode.com)
  • change
  • Wales already operates a similar system, with Scotland soon to follow and because of an increasing need for organs in England, the government feels that we are also long overdue for that change. (ukcolumn.org)
  • national
  • There is recent modest but welcome progress in the effort to organize a Federally sponsored kidney exchange on the national level in the United States. (blogspot.com)