Advances in robotic surgery in areas such as urology and colorectal surgery make procedures less invasive, but are neither a cure-all nor cause for worry, doctors say.
Summer may have just officially started, but kidney stone season began a couple of weeks ago. Many doctors see an increase in kidney stone cases when the weather warms up.
Cleveland Clinic’s expanding kidney transplant program, streamlined waiting times and other innovations are improving access to this life-changing surgery.
Explore the breakthroughs that have shaped our knowledge of kidneys -- including transplantation and the work of researchers to find effective ways to manage kidney donation.
How has a washing machine been used as a dialysis machine? On World Kidney Day, learn what has helped researchers find effective treatments for chronic kidney disease.
If you’re thinking of becoming a kidney donor, you should know that new rules should make it safer. An expert offers his interpretation of the changes.