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U.S. News & World Report: Kidney injury increasing in women hospitalized during pregnancy

UC research shows a rising incidence of kidney injury among pregnant women in the hospital increasing the likelihood of complications and death

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Dr. Silvi Shah of the Division of Nephrology, Kidney CARE Program, at the UC College of Medicine, recently presented research at the American Society of Nephrology conference in Washington, D.C. 

The research, which found that kidney damage among U.S. women hospitalized during pregnancy is on the rise, and those women are more likely to die while in the hospital, was reported on by U.S. News & World Report.