Researchers find differences in clinical presentation and treatment patterns between subtypes and between adult and pediatric diagnoses.
Plaque appears to help remodel urothelium, allowing kidney to hold excess urine without damage.
End-stage Renal Disease in Children with Obstructive Uropathy Is Predicted by Common Clinical Markers
Frequently measured clinical markers can predict end-stage renal disease in children with obstructive uropathy, according to a new study published in Pediatric Nephrology.
Insulin receptor signaling provides a possible target to boost protection for patients with diabetes and prediabetes.
A highly specialized clinic provides efficient care for patients with rare or complicated urinary tract conditions and offers patients, clinicians and researchers a win-win-win scenario.
New research reveals the expression of antimicrobial peptides — long associated only with infections — in children with obstructive uropathy, creating potential for a wide range of clinical applications.
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