Probe Detects Kidney Failure Early

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35086
Published September 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Researchers have developed a type of imaging probe that allows for earlier detection of acute kidney failure, a rapidly developing condition that can be fatal. The new renal probes, which have been tested in mice, are injected into the bloodstream. They light up when they detect molecular changes caused by the onset of acute kidney failure.