Smartphones, iPads, insulin pumps, and pharmacogenomics: these are all technology developments made in the past 50 years.

Brothers Owais and Rizwan Badar, the day after Owais’ surgery

Older kidney recipients can benefit from organs from older donors. But previous cerebrovascular disease may reduce the survival benefits of these kidney transplants, according to a recent study.

Living donors are now getting their due as a medical population of interest that will be officially monitored for health outcomes and other data over time.

The occurrence of acute kidney injury (AKI) resulting from the intravascular administration of contrast media (CM), commonly referred to as contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN), has become firmly entrenched.

Last year, I attended a medical conference focused on developing medications for kidney diseases. Unlike previous meetings, this conference was centered on developing upstream interventions, a welcome and very positive development for people with kidney diseases.