Albumin-globulin ratio and mortality in patients on peritoneal dialysis: a retrospective study
Albumin-globulin ratio (AGR), a variable based on serum albumin and non-albumin proteins, has been demonstrated as a predictor of mortality in patients with malignant neoplasm. The aim of this study was to eva... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Fenfen Peng, Lingzhi Sun, Ting Chen, Yan Zhu, Weidong Zhou, Peilin Li, Yihua Chen, Yiyi Zhuang, Qianyin Huang and Haibo Long Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low dose of flurbiprofen axetil decrease the rate of acute kidney injury after operation: a retrospective clinical data analysis of 9915 cases
This study attempted to evalu... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dong Wang, Shi-Kun Yang, Meng-Xi Zhao, Yong-Zhong Tang, Wen OU-Yang, Hao Zhang and Qin Liao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rapid reduction of high-level pre-formed donor-specific antibodies after simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation: a report of two cases
Kidney transplantation performed in the presence of high-titre donor-specific antibodies (DSA) may result in hyper-acute or accelerated antibody-mediated rejection and rapid allograft loss. Previous studies ha... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christina Lai, Allyson Newman, Jane Mawson, Frederika Abou-Daher, Narelle Watson, Avik Majumdar, Kate Wyburn, Steve Chadban and David Gracey Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The incidence, risk factors, and long-term outcomes of acute kidney injury in hospitalized diabetic ketoacidosis patients
Emerging evidence has demonstrated that acute kidney injury (AKI) is an important risk factor associated with increased morbidity and mortality in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) patients. The current study aimed ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Junzhe Chen, Honghui Zeng, Xia Ouyang, Mingsheng Zhu, Qiuyan Huang, Wenjuan Yu, Li Ling, Hui-yao Lan, Anping Xu and Ying Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum magnesium, mortality and disease progression in chronic kidney disease
Magnesium disorders are commonly encountered in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and are typically a consequence of decreased kidney function or frequently prescribed medications such as diuretics and proton pump ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rami Azem, Remy Daou, Elias Bassil, Eva Maria Anvari, Jonathan J. Taliercio, Susana Arrigain, Jesse D. Schold, Tushar Vachharajani, Joseph Nally and Georges N. Na khoul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of pre-operative risk scores of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in a Chinese cohort
Pre-operative risk scores are more valuable than post-procedure risk scores because of lacking effective treatment for contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI). A number of pre-operative risk scores have ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wenjun Yin, Ge Zhou, Lingyun Zhou, Mancang Liu, Yueliang Xie, Jianglin Wang, Shanru Zuo, Kun Liu, Can Hu, Linhua Chen, Huiqin Yang and Xiaocong Zuo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Adrenocortical carcinoma complicated by renal thrombotic microangiopathy, a case-series
Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that the name of one author was spelled incorrectly as Julien Haddoux, when the correct spelling is Julien Hadoux. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tristan de Nattes, Lucile Moreau-Grang é, Delphine Vezzosi, Julien Hadoux, Miguel Hie, Dominique Guerrot and Steven Grangé Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Copeptin is independently associated with vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease stage 5
Vascular calcification (VC) is an independent predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) present in 30 –70% of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Copeptin is a sensitive surrogate marker of arginine vas... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Edyta Golembiewska, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Lu Dai, Bengt Lindholm, Olof Heimb ürger, Magnus Söderberg, Torkel B. Brismar, Jonaz Ripsweden, Peter Barany, Richard J. Johnson and Peter Stenvinkel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lifetime cost-effectiveness analysis of first-line dialysis modalities for patients with end-stage renal disease under peritoneal dialysis first policy
This study aimed to determine the lifetime cost-effectiveness of first-line dialysis modalities for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients under the “Peritoneal Dialysis First” policy. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 4, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Carlos K. H. Wong, Julie Chen, Samuel K. S. Fung, Maggie Mok, Yuk lun Cheng, Irene Kong, Wai Kei Lo, Sing Leung Lui, T. M. Chan and Cindy L. K. Lam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury in Hong Kong in 2012 –2016
To study the incidence of vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury (VA-AKI) in Hong Kong and identify risk factors for VA-AKI. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 3, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Xuzhen Qin, Man-Fung Tsoi, Xinyu Zhao, Lin Zhang, Zhihong Qi and Bernard M. Y. Cheung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Urgent start peritoneal dialysis: are we there yet?
The use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) has increased substantially in the United States (US) in the past decade. This was likely spurred in large part by the implementation of the expanded prospective payment sys... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Keiko I. Greenberg and Bernard G. Jaar Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Association of reduced inner retinal thicknesses with chronic kidney disease
Tissue derived biomarkers may offer utility as indicators of accumulated damage. Reduced thickness of retinal neuronal tissue and the vascular choroid have previously been associated with vascular damage and d... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Euan N. Paterson, Meera L. Ravindran, Kayleigh Griffiths, Claire A. Le Velly, Chris C. Cardwell, Rachel V. McCarter, Patrick Nicol, Jay K. Chhablani, Mohammed Abdul Rasheed, Kiran Kumar Vupparaboina, Thomas J. MacGillivray, Mark Harbinson, Alexander P. Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biochemical and histopathological changes in Wistar rats after consumption of boiled and un-boiled water from high and low disease prevalent areas for chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in north Central Province (NCP) and its comparison with low disease prevalent Colombo, Sri Lanka
Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) is prevalent in North Central Province (NCP) of Sri Lanka. Consumption of un-boiled dug well water has been identified as one of the causative factors. This in... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: M. G. Thammitiyagodage, N. R. de Silva, C. Rathnayake, R. Karunakaran, Kumara WGSS, M. M. Gunatillka, N. Ekanayaka, B. P. Galhena and M. I. Thabrew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic and treatment challenge of unrecognized subacute bacterial endocarditis associated with ANCA-PR3 positive immunocomplex glomerulonephritis: a case report and literature review
We report a case o... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: D. Bele, N. Kojc, M. Per še, A. Černe Čerček, J. Lindič, A. Aleš Rigler and Ž. Večerić-Haler Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of low-dose atrial natriuretic peptide in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury: a retrospective, single-center study with propensity-score matching
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a major comorbidity in critically ill patients. Low-dose atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) has been shown to effectively prevent acute kidney injury (AKI), especially in cardiovascu... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Keita Saito, Shigehiko Uchino, Tomoko Fujii, Shinjiro Saito, Masanori Takinami and Shoichi Uezono Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MEST-C pathological score and long-term outcomes of child and adult patients with Henoch-Sch önlein purpura nephritis
Henoch-Sch önlein purpura nephritis (HSPN), a small-vessel vasculitis, shares renal pathological features with immunoglobulin A nephropathy. Oxford classification of immunoglobulin A nephropathy pathology has b... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Donghwan Yun, Dong Ki Kim, Kook-Hwan Oh, Kwon Wook Joo, Kyung Chul Moon, Yon Su Kim, Kyoungbun Lee and Seung Seok Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence, predictors and prognosis of acute kidney injury in nonagenarians: an in-hospital cohort study
Given the aging of the population, nephrologists are ever more frequently assisting nonagenarians with acute kidney injury (AKI). The management of these patients presents unique characteristics, including bio... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Andre Luis Bastos Sousa, Leticia Mascarenhas de Souza, Osvaldino Vieira Santana Filho, Victor Hugo Ferreira e L éda and Paulo Novis Rocha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adrenocortical carcinoma complicated by renal thrombotic microangiopathy, a case-series
Cancer-related thrombotic microangiopathy (CR-TMA) is a rare entity associated with a dismal prognosis. Usually, CR-TMA is associated with mucin-producing carcinomas among which stomach, breast, prostate, lung... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tristan de Nattes, Lucile Moreau-Grang é, Delphine Vezzosi, Julien Haddoux, Miguel Hie, Dominique Guerrot and Steven Grangé Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Influence of low free thyroxine on progression of chronic kidney disease
Hypothyroidism is highly prevalent in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and has been associated with poorer clinical outcomes, including faster decline of kidney function. However, there is no consens... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Alexandre Barbosa C âmara de Souza, Marcia Fernanda Arantes, Roberto Zatz, Rosilene Motta Elias, Roberto Iglesias Lopes and Etienne Macedo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of soluble ST2 with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in renal transplant recipients: a single-centre cohort study
Soluble ST2 is a novel biomarker of myocardial fibrosis with an established role in prognostication of patients with heart failure. Its role in cardiovascular risk prediction for renal transplant recipients ha... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 28, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Paul A. Devine, Christopher Cardwell and Alexander P. Maxwell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the Lazio region, Italy: a classification algorithm based on health information systems
Estimating CKD prevalence is difficult. Information on CKD prevalence is rather scanty in Italy and available figures come from surveys in selected geographical areas. Administrative data have been already dem... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 28, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Claudia Marino, Pietro Manuel Ferraro, Matteo Bargagli, Silvia Cascini, Nera Agabiti, Giovanni Gambaro and Marina Davoli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety and efficacy of direct-acting antivirals for chronic hepatitis C in patients with chronic kidney disease
This is a real-world evidence study that aims to analyze the efficacy, tolerability and safety profile of paritaprevir/ombitasvir/ritonavir and dasabuvir, in patients with renal impairment. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 16, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Elena Laura Iliescu, Adriana Mercan-Stanciu and Letitia Toma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

C1GALT1 expression is associated with galactosylation of IgA1 in peripheral B lymphocyte in immunoglobulin a nephropathy
More and more studies demonstrated that genetic variation at C1GALT1 influences Gd-IgA1 level in IgAN. However, whether the expression of β1, 3-galactosyltransferase (β1, 3Gal-T) was influenced may provide ins... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 15, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yue Xing, Lina Li, Yaru Zhang, Fanghao Wang, Dandan He, Youxia Liu, Junya Jia, Tiekun Yan and Shan Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Definition of hourly urine output influences reported incidence and staging of acute kidney injury
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is commonly defined using the KDIGO system, which includes criteria based on reduced urine output (UO). There is no consensus on whether UO should be measured using consecutive hourly... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 15, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jennifer C. Allen, David S. Gardner, Henry Skinner, Daniel Harvey, Andrew Sharman and Mark A. J. Devonald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to estimate glomerular filtration rate in sub-Saharan Africa: design and methods of the African Research into Kidney Diseases (ARK) study
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide with disproportionate effects in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The optimal methods to estimate glomerular filtration rate (G... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 15, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Robert Kalyesubula, June Fabian, Wisdom Nakanga, Robert Newton, Billy Ssebunnya, Josephine Prynn, Jaya George, Alisha N. Wade, Janet Seeley, Dorothea Nitsch, Christian Hansen, Moffat Nyirenda, Liam Smeeth, Saraladevi Naicker, Amelia C. Crampin and Laurie Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Hemodynamic response to non-pneumatic anti-shock compression garments in patients with renal dysfunction
Patients with chronic kidney disease are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Chronic exposure to intermittent hemodialysis may be a source of added stress to the cardiovascular system; intradi... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: R. Marinovich, Z. Li, T. Tamasi, K. Quinn, S. Wong and C. W. McIntyre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis in children – a retrospective case series in a UK tertiary paediatric centre
Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis (AIN) is an uncommon cause of acute kidney injury in children, accounting for less than 10% of cases. There is limited information regarding the range of underlying diagnoses... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: S. Roy, T. Awogbemi and R. C. L. Holt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing success in transitioning of young adults from pediatric to adult kidney practice
Transfer from a pediatric to an adult medical setting is associated with many barriers. Additionally, there are little data on patients ’ assessment of the transition process itself. 3 years ago at Lurie Childr... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ben Joslin, Craig Langman, Laura Nishi and Cybele Ghossein Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-throughput sequencing analysis of intestinal flora changes in ESRD and CKD patients
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) disease affects gut flora by causing dysbiosis and lead to systemic inflammatory conditions. Here, we provide intestinal flora changes of CKD patients undertook different hemodialy... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jianguang Hu, Xiaoshi Zhong, Jing Yan, Daoyuan Zhou, Danping Qin, Xiao Xiao, Yuanyuan Zheng and Yan Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term predictive value of acute kidney injury classification in diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis with acute kidney injury
The long-term predictive ability of acute kidney injury (AKI) classification based on “Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes”(KDIGO) AKI diagnosis criteria has not been clinically validated in diffuse prol... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tianxin Chen, Ying Zhou, Jianna Zhang, Chaosheng Chen and Jingye Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Eosinophilia and risk of incident end stage kidney disease
Eosinophils in kidney disease are poorly understood and are often incidental findings on kidney biopsy. Eosinophilia in blood and renal biopsy tissue is associated with a host of immune and non-immune kidney d... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anam Tariq, Keisuke Okamato, Azka Tariq, Avi Z. Rosenberg, Karim M. Soliman, David W. Ploth, Mohamed G. Atta and Blaithin A. McMahon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do virtual renal clinics improve access to kidney care? A preliminary impact evaluation of a virtual clinic in East London
Early identification of people with CKD in primary care, particularly those with risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension, enables proactive management and referral to specialist services for progressive... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: S. A. Hull, V. Rajabzadeh, N. Thomas, S. Hoong, G. Dreyer, H. Rainey and N. Ashman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Kidney function and nephrotoxic drug use among older home-dwelling persons with or without diabetes in Finland
Due to these changes in kidney function, aging kidneys are more prone to drug-induced impairments in renal properties. Diabetes has been associated with the declined kidney function and an elevated risk of ren... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Marjo Heinjoki, Merja Karjalainen, Juha Saltevo, Miia Tiihonen, Maija Haanp ää, Hannu Kautiainen and Pekka Mäntyselkä Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Length of hospital stay is associated with a decline in activities of daily living in hemodialysis patients: a prospective cohort study
The impact of length of hospital stay on activities of daily living (ADLs) has not specifically been investigated among dialysis patients. Therefore, we attempt to verify the association between the length of ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 8, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tsukasa Kamitani, Shingo Fukuma, Sayaka Shimizu, Tadao Akizawa and Shunichi Fukuhara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dual kidney transplantation offers a safe and effective way to use kidneys from deceased donors older than 70 years
Dual kidney transplantation (DKT) offers a way to extend the use of kidneys from expanded criteria donors (ECDs). Here, we compared the outcomes of DKT with those of single kidney transplantation from standard... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kyo Won Lee, Jae Berm Park, So Ra Cha, Seo Hee Lee, Young Jae Chung, Heejin Yoo, Kyunga Kim and Sung Joo Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Social determinants of health associated with hemodialysis non-adherence and emergency department utilization: a pilot observational study
Dialysis patients who miss treatments are twice as likely to visit emergency departments (EDs) compared to adherent patients; however, prospective studies assessing ED use after missed treatments are limited. ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kamna S. Balhara, Lori Fisher, Naya El Hage, Rosemarie G. Ramos and Bernard G. Jaar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of the donor-recipient gender matching on the graft survival from live donors
Several factors such as recipient age, BMI, serum cratinine, and positive history of dialysis are important in predicting graft survival among kidney transplant recipients. One factor affecting the transplant ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Gholamhossein Naderi, Amin Azadfar, Seyed Reza Yahyazadeh, Fatemeh Khatami and Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of chronic active antibody-mediated rejection in renal transplant recipients – a single center retrospective study
Chronic active antibody-mediated rejection is a major etiology of graft loss in renal transplant recipients. However, there is no consensus on the optimal treatment strategies. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Hsien-Fu Chiu, Mei-Chin Wen, Ming-Ju Wu, Cheng-Hsu Chen, Tung-Min Yu, Ya-Wen Chuang, Shih-Ting Huang, Shang-Feng Tsai, Ying-Chih Lo, Hao-Chung Ho and Kuo-Hsiung Shu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Associations between the measures of physical function, risk of falls and the quality of life in haemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study
Impaired physical function due to muscle weakness and exercise intolerance reduces the ability to perform activities of daily living in patients with end-stage kidney disease, and by consequence, Health-Relate... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Karsten Vanden Wyngaert, Amaryllis H. Van Craenenbroeck, Sunny Eloot, Patrick Calders, Bert Celie, Els Holvoet and Wim Van Biesen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Burden of acute kidney injury and 90-day mortality in critically ill patients
Mortality rates associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) vary among critically ill patients. Outcomes are often not corrected for severity or duration of AKI. Our objective was to analyse whether a new variab... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 31, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Renske Wiersema, Ruben J. Eck, Mikko Haapio, Jacqueline Koeze, Meri Poukkanen, Frederik Keus, Iwan C. C. van der Horst, Ville Pettil ä and Suvi T. Vaara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Removal of large middle molecules via haemodialysis with medium cut-off membranes at lower blood flow rates: an observational prospective study
Online haemodiafiltration (OL-HDF) may improve middle molecular clearance in contrast to conventional haemodialysis (HD). However, OL-HDF requires higher convective flows and cannot sufficiently remove large m... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 31, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tae Hoon Kim, Seok-hyung Kim, Tae Yeon Kim, Hae Yeul Park, Kwon Soo Jung, Moon Hyoung Lee, Jong Hyun Jhee, Jung Eun Lee, Hoon Young Choi and Hyeong Cheon Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fewer hospitalizations and prolonged technique survival with home hemodialysis – a matched cohort study from the Swedish Renal Registry
Patients on home hemodialysis (HHD) exhibit superior survival compared with patients on institutional hemodialysis (IHD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD). There is a sparsity of reports comparing morbidity between... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Helena Rydell, Kerstin Ivarsson, Martin Almquist, Naomi Clyne and M årten Segelmark Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Estimating the risk of acute kidney injury associated with use of diuretics and renin angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitors: A population based cohort study using the clinical practice research datalink
The risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) attributable to renin angiotensin aldosterone (RAAS) inhibitors and diuretics remains unclear. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jemima Scott, Tim Jones, Maria Theresa Redaniel, Margaret T. May, Yoav Ben-Shlomo and Fergus Caskey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Urinary tract infections in renal transplant recipients at a quaternary care centre in Australia
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the most common of infections after renal transplantation. The consequences of UTIs in this population are serious, with increased morbidity and hospitalisation rates as well... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 27, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Simon OLENSKI, Carla SCUDERI, Alex CHOO, Aneesha Kaur BHAGAT SINGH, Mandy WAY, Lakshmanan JEYASEELAN and George JOHN Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical activity and somatic symptoms among hemodialysis patients: a multi-center study in Zhejiang, China
Somatic symptoms are commonly reported by patients on maintenance hemodialysis. Based on evidence that exercise can improve psychological state among the general population, we aimed to evaluate the effects of... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 26, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Xiaowei Lou, Yiwen Li, Huajuan Shen, Jin Juan and Qiang He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of long-term intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections on renal function in patients with and without diabetic kidney disease
Administering anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) by intraocular injection has been shown to have a safe systemic profile. Nevertheless, incidents of acute kidney injury following anti-VEGF inj... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 26, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rachael Ann O ’Neill, Patrick Gallagher, Tricia Douglas, Julie-Anne Little, Alexander Peter Maxwell, Giuliana Silvestri and Gareth McKay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The SURF (Italian observational study for renal insufficiency evaluation in liver transplant recipients): a post-hoc between-sex analysis
Female sex has been reported as an independent predictor of severe post-liver transplantation (LT) chronic kidney disease. We performed a by sex post-hoc analysis of the SURF study, that investigated the preva... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 23, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Delia Colombo, Alessandro Zullo, Lucia Simoni and Emanuela Zagni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Typing of hereditary renal amyloidosis presenting with isolated glomerular amyloid deposition
The commonly used methods for amyloid typing include immunofluorescence or immunohistochemistry (IHC), which sometimes may come with diagnostic pitfalls. Mass spectrometry (MS)-based proteomics has been recogn... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 23, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Danyang Li, Dan Liu, Hui Xu, Xiao-juan Yu, Fu-de Zhou, Ming-hui Zhao and Su-xia Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Circulating microRNAs (miR-126, miR-197, and miR-223) are associated with chronic kidney disease among elderly survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake
A recent study has reported that incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is higher in evacuees, but the molecular mechanism still remains unclear. One plausible hypothesis is a change in vascular function fo... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ryosuke Fujii, Hiroya Yamada, Mirai Yamazaki, Eiji Munetsuna, Yoshitaka Ando, Koji Ohashi, Hiroaki Ishikawa, Haruki Shimoda, Kiyomi Sakata, Akira Ogawa, Seiichiro Kobayashi and Koji Suzuki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified regional citrate anticoagulation is optimal for hemodialysis in patients at high risk of bleeding: a prospective randomized study of three anticoagulation strategies
Recommended regular saline flushing presents clinical ineffectiveness for hemodialysis (HD) patients at high risk of bleeding with heparin contraindication. Regional citrate anticoagulation (RCA) has previousl... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - December 19, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ting Lin, Li Song, Renwei Huang, Ying Huang, Shuifu Tang, Qizhan Lin, Ying Zhang, Xingbo Wu, Hui Liang, Yuchi Wu, Yuanhan Chen, Huaban Liang, Jianchao Ma, Zhonglin Feng, Zhuo Li, Lixia Xu & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research