Marc Coronel just needed the right doctor in his corner. Dr. Anjay Rastogi came along just in time.
The wait for donor organs has led to innovations in transplantation.
As we grow older our immune systems become less responsive
‘Ours is the only project that simulates the essential functions of the kidney in one device,’ says Dr. Ira Kurtz, chief of the UCLA Health Division of Nephrology
Groundbreaking science and cross-specialty collaboration enable transplant recipients to thrive without immunosuppressive drugs
Ask the Doctors answer a few questions in their monthly letters column
I had no health conditions - no diagnoses and no medications. I have worked in mental health and am employed by a company that owns 200 hospitals. Often in more rural areas they have trouble locating someone to be the director. I assist with this and also help them get [...]
I was having kidney and liver problems. I found out I was hyperparathyroid. Medicine I was taking was making me sick - mostly headaches. Too much calcium was making my kidney function go down - from 22% to 16%. I was referred to Dr. Livhits. Dr. Livhits performed surgery on [...]
Monday morning I went to work and had a little pain on my abdomen and called my wife and said I’m gonna go to the doctor. She actually said it must be a big pain because I don’t really go to the doctor. I went home and went to the [...]
3 years ago I began to feel very tired and I had pain on the side of my kidney. I grew up in a family of doctors so when I feel something, I go to the doctor. I found I had calcium in my kidneys. But around that time, my [...]