Kidney Function and Failure Research Paper by cee-cee

Kidney Function and Failure
An overview of the kidneys; how they function and how they fail.
# 110801 | 2,561 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 31, 2008 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies)

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The paper discusses the kidneys' principle role, the specific structure of the kidneys and how the kidneys affect other body systems. The paper also looks at the reseach to see what we understand about kidney disease, the need for antirejection drugs after a kidney transplant and what we don't yet know about kidney failure.

How Do the Kidneys Affect Other Body Systems?
What Do We Understand About Kidney Disease?
Eschewing Antirejection Drugs After a Kidney Transplant
What We Don't Understand About Kidney Failure

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Harvard Medical School. (2005). Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in patientsWith kidney dysfunction. Retrieved February 10, 2008, from
  • Harvard Medical School. (2006). Higher Doses of Anemia Drug for Chronic Kidney DiseaseDoes Not Improve Quality of Life and Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Events. RetrievedFebruary 9, 2008, from
  • Mark, Roger G. (2004). Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transplant Systems. Renal Physiology. Massachusetts institute of Technology and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health, Sciences andTechnology.
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  • Morton, Carol Cruzan. (2008). Transplantation Medicine; Mismatched Kidney TransplantSucceeds Without Immunosuppression. Focus Online. Harvard Medical School. RetrievedFebruary 10, 2008, from

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