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Studies have shown gender disparities in care for many chronic diseases, and ESRD is no exception.

Investigators who are designing clinical trials and preclinical studies have realized that results found in males do not always hold true in females, and that there are clear differences in the sexes that should be considered when preventing and treating a wide variety of health issues.

WOMEN AND KIDNEY DISEASES

Enigmas abound in the clinical care and research related to acute kidney injury (AKI). Unfortunately, little conversion of research findings to changes in patient care has occurred.

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.

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