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Volume 1 Issue 1

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    Research Article
    Published: 11/08/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 048-054

    The outcome of Acute Kidney Injury in patients with severe Malaria

    João Alberto Brandão and João Egidio Romão Jr.*

    Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent and serious clinical complication in patients with severe malaria.

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    Research Article
    Published: | Pages: 1(1): 041-047

    Anemia response to Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin Beta (Mircera) versus Epoetin Alfa (Eprex) in patients with chronic Kidney disease on Hemodialysis

    Alaa K Dhayef*, Jawad K Manuti and Abdulwahab S Abutabiekh

    Objective: Anemia, a common complication of chronic kidney disease, usually develops because of erythropoietin defi ciency. Maintaining target hemoglobin (Hb) with minimal variability is a challenge in hemodialysis (HD) patients. The aim of this study is to compare the long- and short-acting erythropoietin erythropoietin stimulating agents such as Mircera and Eprex in achieving these targets.

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    Research Article
    Published: 08/30/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 026-040

    Profile of vitamin D receptor polymorphism Bsm I and FokI in end stage renal disease Egyptian patients on maintenance hemodialysis

    EL-Attar HA*, Mokhtar MM and Gaber EW

    Objective: In end stage renal disease, the synthesis of vitamin D is disturbed. Hyperparathyroidism is one of the key factors in the pathogenesis of many of the complications of dialysis mainly bone and cardiovascular complications

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    Case Report
    Published: 06/13/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 019-025

    Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis due to Phenytoin: Case Report

    Nilzete Liberato Bresolin*, Pedro Docusse Junior, Maria Beatriz Cacese Shiozawa, Marina Ratier de Brito Moreira and Natalia Galbiatti Silveira

    Introduction: Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis (ATIN) is an acute kidney injury (AKI) resulting from damage to the tubulointerstitial tissue due to infection, trauma, or use of medication. It is clinically non-specifi c.

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    Research Article
    Published: 04/20/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 014-018

    Intraperitoneal and Subsequent Intravenous Vancomycin: An Effective Treatment Option for Gram-Positive Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis

    Barone RJ*, Gimenez NS and Ramirez L

    Intraperitoneal vancomycin absorption is higher when there is peritoneal infl ammation, but the absorption decreases with recovery from peritonitis. Consequently, intraperitoneal maintenance doses are ineffective, reducing the rate of cure.
    Aim: To evaluate the outcome of Gram-positive peritonitis treated with intraperitoneal and subsequent intravenous vancomycin.

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    Short Communication
    Published: 03/23/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 11-13

    Cardiac Manifestations on Anti- Phospholipid Syndrome

    Faisal AH

    Antiphospholipid syndrome may present in various ways from cutaneous manifestation, obstetric complications, neurological manifestation, and cardiac manifestation to renal involvement. There are many cardiac complication of anti-phospholipid syndrome, among them are valvular dysfunction, pulmonary hypertension, myocardial infarction, intracardiac thrombi, and ventricular dysfunction [1]. The most common cardiac manifestation is valvular abnormalities ranging from 11.6-32% [2-5].

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    Case Report
    Published: 02/27/2017 | Pages: 1(1): 001-010

    The Risk-Adjusted Impact of Intraoperative Hemofi ltration on Real-World Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

    Matata BM* and Shaw M

    Objectives: The role of perioperative hemofiltration (HF) in adult patients with impaired renal function undergoing cardiac surgery is controversial. There are suggestions that it may be beneficial for high risk patients undergoing prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. However, long term outcomes in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients have not been investigated.

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