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Stones and Fractures: Making a Connection

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The Nephrology team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia conducted a study that shows a correlation between people with kidney stones and bone fractures throughout life.

Sabbatical in Peru: A Practice of Scarcity

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H. Jorge Baluarte in Peru with residents and fellows he trained

H. Jorge Baluarte, MD, spent his six-month sabbatical in Peru sharing protocols used at CHOP with pediatric nephrologists to help improve care for children with kidney disease. 

Model Kidney Created for Simulated Ultrasound-guided Biopsy

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Kidney Model - the Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation

The Division of Nephrology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia created a training model, one of the few available in pediatric hospitals, to mimic the process of doing an ultrasound-guided biopsy on a kidney. 

Exploring Kidney Disease in Cancer Survivors

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Investigators in CHOP's Division of Nephrology are combining research with multidisciplinary clinics to improve kidney outcomes for children with cancer.