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Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

March 12, 2021

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate...


Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

February 5, 2021

Interviews with ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD, pediatric surgeon...


Hospital offers kidney dialysis for children

Hospital offers kidney dialysis for children

January 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric kidney specialist Scott Schurman, MD


Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

January 15, 2021

Interviews with cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD; neurosurgeon...


Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

January 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate transplant surgeon Mark Laftavi, MD


Treating kidney stones; caring for wounds and arterial disease; dealing with violence’s traumatic wake: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

Treating kidney stones; caring for wounds and arterial disease; dealing with violence’s traumatic wake: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

December 23, 2020

Interviews with urologist Scott Wiener, MD; vascular surgeon Palma Shaw, MD; and...


Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

August 14, 2020

Interviews with infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and Oleh Pankewycz,...


New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

July 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate professor of medicine Oleh Pankewycz, MD


How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

May 8, 2020

Interviews with neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD, nephrologist Sri Narsipur, MD,...


Respiratory virus may also impact the kidneys

Respiratory virus may also impact the kidneys

May 8, 2020

Interview with Sri Narsipur, MD, chief of nephrology at Upstate


Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

November 15, 2019


What are the options for treating kidney stones?

What are the options for treating kidney stones?

October 25, 2019


How pediatricians approach sensitive topics; telestroke service reaches distant areas; living kidney donations, transplants explained: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

How pediatricians approach sensitive topics; telestroke service reaches distant areas; living kidney donations, transplants explained: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

September 20, 2019


Kidneys from living donors are best for transplants

Kidneys from living donors are best for transplants

September 12, 2019


Treating kidney stones; sleep problems among seniors; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019

Treating kidney stones; sleep problems among seniors; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019

August 23, 2019


When - and where - you should seek care for kidney stones

When - and where - you should seek care for kidney stones

August 12, 2019


Kidney cancer: how it is diagnosed and treated, and what it feels like to live with it: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 2, 2019

Kidney cancer: how it is diagnosed and treated, and what it feels like to live with it: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 2, 2019

May 30, 2019


How kidney cancer is diagnosed and treated

How kidney cancer is diagnosed and treated

May 30, 2019


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