Kidney Disease

Henrich, co-authors find renal-artery stents don’t reduce major events

November 19, 2013

Adding stents to therapy did not reduce risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney failure

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Blood pressure control system found in kidney’s structural units

January 14, 2011

The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons.

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Henrich elected to presidency of American Society of Nephrology

November 22, 2006

William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was installed Nov. 19 as president of the 9,500-member American Society of Nephrology.

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HSC employee receives kidney from caring co-worker

May 9, 2006

Patti Ruffin, 51, an employee at the Health Science Center, knew that one day she would need a kidney transplant.

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National Kidney Foundation to fete Calhoon, Fried, Nichols

March 8, 2005

Three health professionals who have increased public awareness of transplantation and who have encouraged many area families through their tireless and competent work will receive the Kathryn Dial Murray “Gift of Life” Award this week from the National Kidney Foundation of South and Central Texas.

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