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
A new observational study finds patients in the hospital for COVID-19 have high levels of soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR), an immune-derived pathogenic protein that is strongly predictive of kidney injury.
A new study assesses the impact of bariatric surgery on patients with end stage kidney disease.
Study suggests a protein called suPAR could be targeted to prevent dreaded kidney complications in patients undergoing common medical procedures.