Is It Risky for Kids With a Single Kidney To Play Sports?

Show: Healthy Children - The Talk Show for Parents


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Guest(s)
Matt Grinsell, MD, PhD
Topic
Kidney Injuries in Children
Topic Info
Kidney injuries from sports are rare, so youth with just one kidney need not be barred from playing contact sports, according to a study in the July 2012 Pediatrics (published online June 18). Listen as we discuss this study and possible safety precautions needed for kids playing sports with special needs.
Guest Info
Matt Grinsell, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah with a specialty in Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension.
Host
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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