Clinical Nephrology is a specialty of medicine that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy including dialysis and kidney transplantation.

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2020-07-17 Case Report

Specific meningoencephalitis in patients with transplanted kidney

Mithat Tabakovic*, Senaid Trnacevic and Maida Dugonjic Taletovic


We described a case of specific (tuberculous) encephalitis in a patient after kidney transplantation. Immunosuppressive therapy, continuously required in post-tranplant period, may cause various complications, such as infections. Specific meningoencephalitis is an infection t...

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2020-06-05 Review Article

How does urine pH effect the tooth decay?

Muhammad Imran Qadir and Yasmeen Mureed*


The basic aim of the present study was to relate tooth decay with the pH of the urine. pH is very important aspect which affects and depends upon the urine specificity .The glomerulus is a necessary part in the structure of kidney .The glomerulus is involved in the filtration...

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2020-04-13 Research Article

Persistent hydronephrosis after pyeloplasty: Is it a true obstruction? The role of endourology

Ermelinda Mele, Michele Innocenzi, Laura Del Prete and Nicola Capozza*


Introduction: Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty remains the gold standard in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. The diagnostic criteria for defining the failure of pyeloplasty are not well-defined or even arbitrary. Likewise, the ideal treatment of...

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2020-04-13 Letter to the Editor

Meanings of microalbuminuria in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children

Richard Loumingou*


We investigated the existence of microalbuminuria in children with corticosteroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in complete remission. In the study of a series of 18 cases, we noted a clearly different evolution depending on the existence or absence of pathological ...

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2020-02-26 Case Report

A remote cause of anuria in a child

Mehtap Çelakıl*, Zelal Ekinci and Kürşat Demir Yıldız


Acute renal injury is a rare complication of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome with mesPGN. Here we present a 2-year-old male patient with 4 days history of anuria, generalized edema and hypervolemia. Any evidence other than proteinuria and renal failure could not be identified w...

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2020-01-20 Case Report

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) in a 76-year old woman presenting with pulmonary nodule and accelerating acute kidney injury

Noor Sameh Darwich, Melissa Schnell and L. Nicholas Cossey


Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), a form of ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), is a rare disease with an often-occult presentation. It is more common in 4th and 5th decades of life but can be seen in all ages.

This case report details a 76-year-old female prese...

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2019-12-17 Clinical Image

Cytomegalovirus infection in native kidney biopsy

Raquel M Moreira, Géssica SB Barbosa*, Cristiane B Dias, Luis Yu, Viktoria Woronik and Lívia B Cavalcante


A 61-year-old Brazilian black woman consulted with a nephrologist due to proteinuria identified on a routine urine test. She has a personal history of thymoma resection five years ago, followed by multiple episodes of pulmonary infections including mycobacteriosis, recurrent muco...

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2019-12-09 Research Article

A pilot study on treatment of infantile cystinosis with mesenchymal stem cells

Faysal Gok*, Cengiz Zeybek, Ayse Balat and Olcay Y Jones


Infantile cystinosis is a lysosomal storage disease leading to end stage kidney disease at early ages. There is no effective treatment and patients require long term dialysis or kidney transplant for survival. We present our experience on three affected children who received ...

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2019-11-27 Research Article

Perceived causes and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections among spinal cord injured patients

Malomo Adefolarin O*, Aminu, Kafayat, Adeolu Augustine A, Adeleye Amos O, Balogun James A, Badejo Oluwakemi A, Shokunbi Mathew T and Jegede Ayodele S


Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is among the most common nosocomial infections especially in acute care settings. Its economic and unanticipated health implications make it burdensome for the healthcare providers and patients. The paper examined the perceiv...

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