Jody Charnow, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Kidney Failure Undertreatment International Concern

The COVID-19 Pandemic Proves the World Is Small

The rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) caught the world by surprise. Whatever becomes the new normal, the United States will be a different country from what it was on March 13, when President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency. At this writing on May 28, more than 100,000 people in the…

Genetic Test Identifies Hereditary CKD

Whole exome sequencing, a technique for sequencing the protein-coding genes in the genome, can identify multiple potential genetic causes of inherited kidney disease, according to investigators. Their study of exome sequencing and diagnostic analysis involving 2 cohorts totaling 3315 patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) detected diagnostic variants in 307 patients (9.3%). Of these, 206…

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