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Recommending exercise for children with a single kidney

Recommendations for children and adolescents with single kidneys (like most survivors of Wilms tumour) for taking part in contact sporting activities are not aligned worldwide. This discrepancy can create misunderstandings regarding the perceived and real risk of abdominal impact and trauma when practising some sports.

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Spreafico, F., Gattuso, G., Nigro, O. et al. Recommending exercise for children with a single kidney. Nat Rev Urol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-021-00533-6

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