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Study finds acetaminophen helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in children following cardiac surgery

May. 24, 2018—Children who underwent cardiac surgery were less likely to develop acute kidney injury if they had been treated with acetaminophen in the first 48 hours after their procedures, according to a Vanderbilt study just published in JAMA Pediatrics.

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Kidney disease imaging

Mar. 22, 2018—Making multiple measurements with MRI can provide comprehensive information about the molecular and cellular changes caused by kidney injury.

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Immune system a must for kidney repair

Nov. 12, 2015—A signaling protein that is essential for recovery from acute kidney injury works by increasing the population of tissue-repairing immune cells.

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‘Longevity’ gene aids kidney survival

Apr. 17, 2013—A gene associated with cell survival and longevity may protect the kidney from acute injury.

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Do-it-yourself repair in the kidney

Jan. 31, 2013—The kidney can mediate its own repair through proliferation of resident immune system cells.

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