Volume 1 Issue 1

2017-12-29 Research Article

Association between bh4/bh2 ratio and Albuminuria in Hypertensive Type -2 Diabetic patients

Endothelial dysfunction and inflammation play a key role in the pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy; Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) is an essential cofactor for nitric oxide synthase, when BH4 is reduced to dihydrobiopterin (BH2), endothelial dysfunction is induced.


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2017-12-21 Thesis

Short term effect of Intravenous Intermittent Iron Infusion versus Bolus Iron Infusion on Iron parameters in Hemodialysis patients

Intravenous iron is used in combination with erythropoi esis-stimulating agents to treat the anemia of hemodialysis patients, however, there is variety in the dose and the frequency. So we compare bolus intravenous iron administration protocol vs an intermittent intravenous iron infusion proto...

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2017-11-08 Research Article

The outcome of Acute Kidney Injury in patients with severe Malaria

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent and serious clinical complication in patients with severe malaria. The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of AKI in a large population of hospitalized patients with a primary admission diagnosis of malaria, and...

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2017-09-05 Research Article

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

Objective: Anemia, a common complication of chronic kidney disease, usually develops because of erythropoietin deficiency. Maintaining target hemoglobin (Hb) with minimal variability is a challenge in hemodialysis (HD) patients. The aim of this study is to compare the long- an...

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2017-08-30 Research Article

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

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.Aim:This study aimed at assessing vitamin D re...

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2017-06-13 Case Report

Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis due to Phenytoin: Case Report

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-specific.

Case: A teenager with...

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2017-04-20 Research Article

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

Intraperitoneal vancomycin absorption is higher when there is peritoneal inflammation, but the absorption decreases with recovery from peritonitis. Consequently, intraperitoneal maintenance doses are ineffective, reducing the rate of cure.

Aim:To evaluate the ...

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2017-03-23 Short Communication

Cardiac Manifestations on Anti- Phospholipid Syndrome

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, pulmo...

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2017-02-27 Case Report

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

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 h...

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Recent Articles

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

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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

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2019-11-20 Case Report

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

José Agapito Fonseca*, Sofia Jorge, Joana Gameiro, José António Lopes and José Oliveira Guerra

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2019-08-26 Research Article

Gender and left ventricular structural and functional differences in pulmonary hypertension among end stage renal disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis

Daniel B Levin, Umar Malik, Ihab Ajaaj, Jon P Blaschke, Betty Skipper, Sandra L McClelland, Kathleen Fagan, Antonia M Harford, Philip G Zager and Veena Raizada*

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2019-08-07 Research Article

Prognostic implications of vitamin D deficiency in chronic kidney disease

D Martinez-Lopez, D Jover-Rios, P Esteve-Atienzar, J Mendez-Mora, A Mendez-Jover, F Caparros-Hernandez, V Jorda-Climent, C Segui-Perez, M Segui-Perez, C García-Cervera, JM Nunez-Cruz, J Guzman-Martinez, I Hernandez-Isasi, D Bonet-Tur, S Banon-Escandell, J Peris-García, P Roig-Rico, A Perez-Fullana and JM Seguí-Ripoll*

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2019-07-31 Research Article

Is there improvement in renal function in patients undergoing bariatric surgery?

Juliana Amaro Borborema Bezerra, Carlos Teixeira Brandt*, Daniel Mozart Bezerra Borborema, Arthur Quirino Ramos, Matheus Rodrigues de Souza and Fernanda Andrea Menezes Florencio Maciel

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