Researchers say new measures of kidney function are needed for people with the condition, which is caused by damage to, or malformation of, the developing brain.
Although the drug is commonly used to treat hepatorenal syndrome in other parts of the world, it lacks FDA approval. Researchers examine both its efficacy and safety.
What about the kidneys make them a hotspot for COVID-19’s cytokine storm? A research team says it’s the presence of a protein found on specialized renal transport cells.
Pediatric hospitalizations for chronically ill children with kidney disease were associated with longer hospital stays, higher costs and a higher risk of mortality compared to other chronic illnesses