Ideas tagged with nephrology

Utility of kidney dialysis for recovery following marathons or ultra-marathons

Recent observations indicate the presence of Acute Kidney Injury and impaired renal function in a majority of participants in marathons of a standard distance of 42.2km (26.2mi). This impairment, and the resulting electrolyte imbalances, may delay recovery from these events and may also contribu...

By Neil Stacey