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2019-09-02 Case Report

Weight loss counseling for dialysis patients to prepare for transplant

Obesity has become a worldwide Epidemic affecting more than 300 million people. Overweight is defined as BMI (Body Mass Index) of 25-29.9 kg/m2. Obesity is defined as BMI greater than 30 kg/m2, and Morbid Obesity is a BMI of > than 35 kg/m2 [1].

Many Dialysis patients are overwei...

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2019-11-20 Case Report

Diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a rare cause for a very common association

The authors present the case of a 45-year-old female patient with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). She had unsatisfactory glycemic control, and showed some intellectual limitations. Her urine exam was unremarkable, and her renal ultrasound revealed single right kidney with aspects su...

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2019-11-22 Research Article

Effect of intradialytic physical activity on the quality of life, biological parameters and sleep in hemodialysis patients

Many side effects, in addition to those of the pathology itself, have occurred with hemodialysis treatment but existing literature have shown that physical activity is beneficial to hemodialysis patients. Nevertheless, our parameters have not been studied enough with a resistance training prog...

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2019-11-27 Research Article

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

<h2>Summary</h2> <p>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 ex...

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2019-12-09 Research Article

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

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>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 chil...

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2019-12-17 Clinical Image

Cytomegalovirus infection in native kidney biopsy

<h2>Text</h2> <p>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 mycobacterios...

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