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Syphilitic pemphigus

<p>A 34-week premature newborn, child of a mother without prenatal controls, a marijuana user, with gestational syphilis with a positive rapid plasma reagin test (RPR) titer 1:16, did not receive treatment during pregnancy. The newborn presented congenital syphilis, RPR titer 1: 256 positive t...

Research Article

Acute kidney injury in colombian patients with COVID-19 who received kidney support therapy with genius® 90 technology

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Introduction: </strong>Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the complications associated with severe COVID-19 infection, and it can present in up to 20% to 40% of the cases; of these, approximately 20% will require renal replacement therap...

Review Article

SGLT2 Inhibitors and nephroprotection in diabetic kidney disease: From mechanisms of action to the latest evidence in the literature

<h2>Summary</h2> <p>Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus constitutes a major problem in public health worldwide. The disease poses a high risk of severe microvascular and macrovascular complications. Diabetic kidney disease is the most common cause of end-stage chronic kidney disease and co...

Review Article

Biomarkers in acute kidney injury

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Acute kidney injury is a common condition associated with high morbidity and short-term mortality. Its pathophysiology varies according to the numerous conditions associated with its genesis. Biomarkers allow detecting changes at the level of kidney function...

Mini Review

Can house flies mechanically carry and/or transport sars-cov-2?

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes different infections in humans has become a challenge for humanity because it has caused many deaths worldwide. This new virus is considered as a zoonotic infectious particle, the clear mechanisms of the pathogenici...

Case Report

Treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia with erythropoietin: A case report

In this article, we describe the case of a fifty-year-old patient with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) with constitutional symptoms, jaundice, unquantified fever and progressive dyspnea. The patient had history of smoking and Hepatitis A and following a physical exam she was found in a regu...

Short Communication

Erectile Dysfunction and Coronary Artery Disease: Two manifestations, one same underlying mechanism

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common disorder whose prevalence increases with age. Over time a strong correlation between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease has been established as the result of the same pathophysiological process: endothelial ...