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Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant

Kidney transplants are one of the most common transplant operations in the United States. Kidney transplantation involves replacement of the failed kidneys in a recipient (person receiving the kidney) with one working kidney from a donor (person donating the kidney.) There are two types of donors: A […]

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Dialysis

Dialysis

Dialysis is currently practiced in two forms: peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis. Both types filter the blood to help the body eliminate waste, excess water, and excess salt. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) uses the lining of the abdomen to filter the blood. This process is conducted through a small […]

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Chronic Kidney Disease associated Mineral bone disorder

Chronic Kidney Disease associated Mineral bone disorder

Chronic Kidney Disease associated Mineral bone disorder (also called secondary hyperparathyroidism or renal osteodystrophy): Disordered mineral bone metabolism is a common complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD).  It usually starts in patients with CKD stage 3 and is present in almost all patients on dialysis.  Mineral bone […]

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