publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017

The therapeutic use of mesenchymal stem cells for treating kidney disease

Wise, Andrea Frances;
  • Published: 01 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
Abstract
A surge in the prevalence of chronic diseases, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), has caused a major shift in the developed world’s disease profile. The increasing incidence of CKD is in part due to the escalating incidence of type 2 diabetes. For end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, the only renal replacement therapy options for kidney disease patients are dialysis and kidney transplantation. However, dialysis places a substantial burden on patient quality of life and the global healthcare systems, and there is a shortage of donor organs for transplantation. Together, these issues highlight the urgent need for new therapeutic approaches. The adult kidn...
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free text keywords: Uncategorized, ethesis-20150224-151038, thesis(doctorate), 1959.1/1145399, chronic renal failure, open access, stem cells, monash:151182, 2015, kidney disease, mesenchymal
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