Essays about: "Renal Transplantation"

Found 4 essays containing the words Renal Transplantation.

  1. 1. Preoperative training of pigs used for kidney transplantation research : refinement of postoperative procedure

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Anneli Rydén; [2017]
    Keywords : urine; blood sampling; stress-free; nursing; swine; catheterization;

    Abstract : The use of pigs as a preclinical model has increased dramatically the last decades. The specie´s unique anatomy and physiological features make it an appropriate transplantation study model for humans. In human medicine, kidney transplants have been established as the best and most cost-effective treatment for people with end-stage renal failure. READ MORE

  2. 2. The pig as an animal model for kidney transplantation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Martina Zakariasson; [2016]
    Keywords : pig; kidney; transplantation; rejection; ischemia reperfusion;

    Abstract : A significant amount of the world’s population suffers from chronic kidney disease. Renal failure arises when less than 25 % of the kidneys function properly. The treatments available for humans that suffer from renal failure are dialysis or renal transplantation, of which transplantation is considered to be the treatment of choice. READ MORE

  3. 3. On-line Verification of Hemodialysis Water Quality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Johan Andersson; Elin Holmström; [2016]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Renal diseases are an increasing problem worldwide and when kidney transplantation is not possible, dialysis treatment is the solution. An increasing number of patients choose to perform their dialysis treatment at home by implementing the dialysis machine and a water purification system in current electric and water supply, so called home hemodialysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Proliferation Signal Inhibitor associated proteinuria in a renal transplant recipient: Dysfunction of proximal tubular epithelial cells is a result of decreased cubilinand/or megalin expression? : Proliferation Signal Inhibitor associated Proteinuria

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för vård och natur

    Author : Myakala Komuraiah; [2010]
    Keywords : Proliferative signal inhibitors; Renal Transplantation; Proteinuria;

    Abstract : Background The proliferation signal inhibitors (PSIs) sirolimus (SRL) and everolimus (ERL) are the potent immunosuppressive drugs using in organ transplantation and has been used successfully in renal transplant recipients (RTX) as well. PSIs are the key factors to overcome the allograft rejections after successful organ transplantation since the immune system starts to react against the graft. READ MORE