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Ravi Ishwar Thadhani, MD

Chief, Division of Nephrology

  • Phone: 617-724-1502
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Chronic kidney disease
End Stage Renal Disease
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

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Pilot study suggests new approach to treat preeclampsia

A novel therapy that reduces elevated blood levels of a potentially toxic protein in women with preeclampsia, a dangerous complication of pregnancy, may someday address the therapeutic dilemma posed by the condition – balancing life-threatening risks to the mother with the dangers that early delivery poses to an immature fetus.

Vitamin D treatment not found to reduce cardiovascular abnormalities in kidney disease patients

Almost a year's treatment with a vitamin D compound did not alleviate key structural and functional cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with kidney disease and cardiac enlargement.

Current practice may over-diagnose vitamin D deficiency

The current "gold standard" test for measuring vitamin D status may not accurately diagnose vitamin D deficiency in black individuals.

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