The risk of dying after suffering a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke is greatest in the first week.
Study reveals a rate of 0.038 such events per 1,000 home dialysis treatments.
The nation's community hospitals are facing increasing problems obtaining emergency on-call coverage.
Hounsfield units and stone size predict a patient's odds that shock wave lithotripsy will completely clear kidney or ureteral stones.
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on October 15 will launch the world's first institute devoted to bladder cancer.