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Hopkins Pediatric Nephrology Reaches Out

Johns Hopkins brings experienced care for common kidney problems to the community, easing travel burdens and long appointment waits for patients and families.

 
Jeffrey Fadrowski, M.D., M.H.S

Getting the Lead Out

Found naturally in the Earth’s crust, it’s known for its high density and low melting point, and its resistance to corrosion and moisture. In ancient Roman times it was used in the production of chastity belts and cups, plates and pitchers.

 
Alicia Neu

Preventing Peritonitis

Peritonitis is the most serious complication of peritoneal dialysis, with 57 percent of infected patients requiring hospitalization at a price tag of $21,646 per hospitalization.

 
Barbara Fivush, M.D., Division Chief, Pediatric Nephrology

Director’s View: A Rich and Diverse Division

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Johns Hopkins specializes in the diagnosis and management of children with a variety of acute and chronic kidney-related disorders.

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