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Kidney Disease News & Resources

7/27/2020
UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and ...
10/14/2019
UC San Diego Health has enrolled its first patient to evaluate a hand-held technology to fragment kidney stones. The clinical trial will assess the safety and effectiveness of breaking up kidney stone ...
3/14/2019
UC San Diego Health performed an autotransplant on a patient with only one kidney and nutcracker syndrome, where a renal vein becomes compressed by two arteries. The affected kidney was placed in the ...
1/3/2018
Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD, a urologist trained in neuro-urology and pelvic reconstruction, explains why offering a transitional urology program can increase compliance with disease management and redu ...