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Acute Kidney Injury: Ultrasound treatments may prevent

Acute Kidney Injury: Ultrasound treatments may prevent
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Acute Kidney Injury: Ultrasound treatments may prevent

Study: Ultrasound treatments may prevent acute kidney injury

Ultrasound treatments may prevent acute kidney injury that commonly arises after major surgery, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that this simple and noninvasive therapy may be an effective precaution for patients at risk.
Acute kidney injury, an abrupt decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition in hospitalized patients. Sometimes acute kidney injury arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. Once the injury develops, patients have few established treatment options besides supportive care.

For more info on study go to
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130802/Study-Ultrasound-treatments-may-prevent-acute-kidney-injury.aspx
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