Challenges of acute peritoneal dialysis in extremely-low-birth-weight infants: a retrospective cohort study
This study aimed to evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of ELBW i... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 19, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jihyun Noh, Chae Young Kim, Euiseok Jung, Joo Hoon Lee, Young-Seo Park, Byong Sop Lee, Ellen Ai-Rhan Kim and Ki-Soo Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bioelectrical impedance analysis-derived phase angle as a determinant of protein-energy wasting and frailty in maintenance hemodialysis patients: retrospective cohort study
Phase angle (PA), measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) has been studied as indicator of nutritional status or muscle function in hemodialysis (HD) patients. It remains unclear if the phase angle ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 19, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Masakazu Saitoh, Masumi Ogawa, Hisae Kondo, Kiichi Suga, Tetsuya Takahashi, Haruki Itoh and Yoichiro Tabata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spontaneous recanalization of occluded transplant renal artery: a rare case report
Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is a serious vascular complication that occurs after renal transplantation and can result in hypertension, renal functional impairment, and graft loss. Endovascular trea... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 19, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Xiangjun Dong, Yingliang Wang, Huimin Liang, Chuansheng Zheng, Hui Zhao, Hong yao Hu, Xi Long and Yangbo Su Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Design and methods of the prevalence and pharmacogenomics of tenofovir nephrotoxicity in HIV-positive adults in south-western Nigeria study
Individuals of African descent are at higher risk of developing kidney disease than their European counterparts, and HIV infection is associated with increased risk of nephropathy. Despite a safe renal profile... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 16, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Muzamil O. Hassan, Raquel Duarte, Victor O. Mabayoje, Caroline Dickens, Akeem O. Lasisi and Saraladevi Naicker Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Use of patient derived urine renal epithelial cells to confirm pathogenicity of PKHD1 alleles
PKHD1 is the main genetic cause of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD), a hereditary hepato-renal fibrocystic disorder which is the most important cause of end-stage renal disease during early c... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 15, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Elisa Molinari, Shalabh Srivastava, Rebecca M. Dewhurst and John A. Sayer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Guillain-Barre syndrome: a typical paraneoplastic syndrome in a kidney transplant recipient with allograft renal cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature
Guillain-Barr é syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune polyneuropathy affecting the peripheral nervous system. This neurological disorder has been previously reported in bone marrow transplant recipients but is uncomm... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Izabela Zakrocka, Iwona Baranowicz-G ąszczyk, Agnieszka Korolczuk and Wojciech Załuska Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Ultrasound to address medullary sponge kidney: a retrospective study
Medullary sponge kidney (MSK) is a rare disease characterized by cystic dilatation of papillary collecting ducts. Intravenous urography is still considered the gold standard for diagnosis. We identified a coho... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Isabella Pisani, Roberto Giacosa, Sara Giuliotti, Dario Moretto, Giuseppe Regolisti, Chiara Cantarelli, Augusto Vaglio, Enrico Fiaccadori and Lucio Manenti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura developed during the conservative treatment of anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibody-positive idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a case report
Idiopathic membranous nephropathy (MN) is one of the major glomerulonephritis that cause nephrotic syndrome. The phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) has recently been identified as an endogenous antigen of idiopath... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rei Iio, Shin ’ichi Akiyama, Kensuke Mitsumoto, Yukimasa Iwata, Hiroki Okushima, Karin Shimada, Naomi Ota, Kodo Tomida, Hiroaki Fushimi, Tatsuya Shoji, Masanori Matsumoto and Terumasa Hayashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Changes in 3-month mineral and bone disorder patterns were associated with all-cause mortality in prevalent hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
There is limited evidence on the association between short-term changes in mineral and bone disorder parameters and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Chihiro Kato, Naohiko Fujii, Chisato Miyakoshi, Shinji Asada, Yoshihiro Onishi, Shingo Fukuma, Takanobu Nomura, Michihito Wada, Masafumi Fukagawa, Shunichi Fukuhara and Tadao Akizawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Health related quality of life among haemodialysis and kidney transplant recipients from Nepal: a cross sectional study using WHOQOL-BREF
This study examined HRQOL among haemodialysis and kidney transplant recipients in Nepal. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 12, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kamal Ranabhat, Pratik Khanal, Shiva Raj Mishra, Anu Khanal, Sangita Tripathi and Mahesh Raj Sigdel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical treatment for an isolated renal multilocular hydatid cyst in an elderly: a case report
We report a case of isolated renal hydatid cyst treated successfully only with medical therapy. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 8, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Atie Moghtadaie, Seyed Amir Miratashi Yazdi, Minoo Mohraz, Hoda Asefi and Effat Razeghi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The prevalence and immunological features of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody in patients with HIV
Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease (GBM) is an autoimmune disease caused by the deposition of circulating anti-GBM antibodies. Non-collagen region of α3 chain of type IV collagen (α3(IV)NC1) is one of t... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 8, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wen-jing Wang, Xiao-yu Jia, Zhao Cui, Yan Chen, Wei Wang, Jin-li Lou, Ming-hui Zhao and Sun Ying Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical application of drug sensitive gene detection in postoperative instillation for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
Bladder cancer is the most common malignant tumor of the urinary system. One of the biological characteristics of NMIBC is the high recurrence rate after surgery. The implementation of this project aimed to in... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhenlong Wang, Hui Tang, Yuquan Xue, Li Xue, Hongliang Li and Tie Chong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of serum phosphate changes on in-hospital mortality
This study aimed to test... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Charat Thongprayoon, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Panupong Hansrivijit, Sorkko Thirunavukkarasu, Api Chewcharat, Juan Medaura, Michael A. Mao and Kianoush B. Kashani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The chronic kidney disease perception scale (CKDPS): development and construct validation
Chronic kidney disease has become a major health problem around the world. It displays no symptoms until the later stages. Therefore, its early detection is crucial, and a suitable intervention is necessary to... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Haryati Anuar, Shamsul Azhar Shah, Abdul Halim Abdul Gafor and Mohd Ihsani Mahmood Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prospective payment system and racial/ethnic disparities: a national retrospective observational study in anaemia complication among end-stage renal disease patients in the US
A series of policy changes in 2011 altered reimbursement arrangements and guidance on use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with anaemia in the US. While the poli... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Nga TQ. Nguyen, Alexander P. Maxwell, Michael Donnelly and Ciaran O ’Neill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and implementation of a Telenephrology dashboard for active surveillance of kidney disease: a quality improvement project
We describe a quality improvement project to dev... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Melissa L. Swee, M. Lee Sanders, Kantima Phisitkul, George Bailey, Angie Thumann, Nikki Neuzil, Bharat Kumar, Amy M. J. O ’Shea and Bradley S. Dixon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Practice patterns of dialysis access and outcomes in patients wait-listed early for kidney transplantation
Early kidney transplantation (KT) is the best option for patients with end-stage kidney disease, but little is known about dialysis access strategy in this context. We studied practice patterns of dialysis acc... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 2, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rapha ëlle Sylvestre, Natalia Alencar de Pinho, Ziad A. Massy, Christian Jacquelinet, Mathilde Prezelin-Reydit, Roula Galland, Bénédicte Stengel and Raphael Coscas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

COVID-19 in patients undergoing chronic kidney replacement therapy and kidney transplant recipients in Scotland: findings and experience from the Scottish renal registry
Infection with the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has led to a worldwide pandemic with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, overwhelming healthcare system... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Samira Bell, Jacqueline Campbell, Jackie McDonald, Martin O ’Neill, Chrissie Watters, Katharine Buck, Zoe Cousland, Mark Findlay, Nazir I. Lone, Wendy Metcalfe, Shona Methven, Robert Peel, Alison Almond, Vinod Sanu, Elaine Spalding, Peter C. Thomson & h Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between chronic kidney disease and tuberculosis; a comparative cohort study in England
People with end-stage kidney disease have an increased risk of active tuberculosis (TB). Previous systematic reviews have demonstrated that patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have increased risk of sev... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Judith Ruzangi, Masao Iwagami, Liam Smeeth, Punam Mangtani and Dorothea Nitsch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a psychosocial intervention to support informal caregivers of people with end-stage kidney disease receiving haemodialysis
Patients with end-stage kidney disease, receiving haemodialysis rely increasingly on informal carers to help manage their debilitating chronic disease. Informal carers may experience a negative impact on their... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - October 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Michael Matthews, Joanne Reid, Clare McKeaveney, Robert Mullan, Stephanie Bolton, Christopher Hill and Helen Noble Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Salivary microbiome in patients undergoing hemodialysis and its associations with the duration of the dialysis
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, especially those with end stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing hemodialysis (HD), exhibit high prevalence of periodontitis. This cross-sectional study aimed to investiga... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Xiaobo Duan, Xiaolei Chen, Megha Gupta, Dutmanee Seriwatanachai, Hanxiao Xue, Qiuchan Xiong, Tong Xu, Dan Li, Anchun Mo, Xi Tang, Xuedong Zhou, Yuqing Li and Quan Yuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hepcidin and GDF-15 are potential biomarkers of iron deficiency anaemia in chronic kidney disease patients in South Africa
Anaemia is a common presenting feature among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and it is associated with poor clinical outcomes and quality of life. It is not clear if growth differentiation factor-15... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Aishatu M. Nalado, Gbenga Olorunfemi, Therese Dix-Peek, Caroline Dickens, Lungile Khambule, Tracy Snyman, Graham Paget, Johnny Mahlangu, Raquel Duarte, Jaya George and Saraladevi Naicker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of minimal change disease after the administration of anti receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand (RANKL) monoclonal antibody: a case report
Minimal change disease (MCD) is one of the causes of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in adults. The pathogenesis of proteinuria in MCD has not been fully understood. Recently, it has been reported that the recep... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Keisuke Horikoshi, Norihiko Sakai, Naoki Yamamoto, Hisayuki Ogura, Koichi Sato, Taro Miyagawa, Shinji Kitajima, Tadashi Toyama, Akinori Hara, Yasunori Iwata, Miho Shimizu, Kengo Furuichi and Takashi Wada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Methods to estimate baseline creatinine and define acute kidney injury in lean Ugandan children with severe malaria: a prospective cohort study
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is increasingly recognized as a consequential clinical complication in children with severe malaria. However, approaches to estimate baseline creatinine (bSCr) are not standardized in... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anthony Batte, Michelle C. Starr, Andrew L. Schwaderer, Robert O. Opoka, Ruth Namazzi, Erika S. Phelps Nishiguchi, John M. Ssenkusu, Chandy C. John and Andrea L. Conroy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Shortened red blood cell age in patients with end-stage renal disease who were receiving haemodialysis: a cross-sectional study
The causes of anaemia in patients with end-stage renal disease include a relative deficiency in erythropoietin production and complex clinical conditions. We aimed to investigate the underlying mechanisms of a... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Koichiro Matsumura, Toshika Okumiya, Tetsuro Sugiura, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Sanae Kikuchi, Kenichi Fujii, Munemitsu Otagaki and Ichiro Shiojima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RNA-Seq identifies condition-specific biological signatures of ischemia-reperfusion injury in the human kidney
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is defined as a sudden event of kidney failure or kidney damage within a short period. Ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) is a critical factor associated with severe AKI and end-stage ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 25, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Meeyoung Park, Chae Hwa Kwon, Hong Koo Ha, Miyeun Han and Sang Heon Song Tags: Research Source Type: research

Left-sided heart disease and risk of death in patients with end-stage kidney disease receiving haemodialysis: an observational study
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in patients with end-stage kidney disease on haemodialysis. The potential clinical consequence of systematic echocardiographic assessment is however not... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 25, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anna Axelsson Raja, Peder E. Warming, Ture L. Nielsen, Louis L. Plesner, Mads Ersb øll, Morten Dalsgaard, Morten Schou, Casper Rydahl, Lisbet Brandi and Kasper Iversen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of dialysis modality choice on the survival of end-stage renal disease patients in southern China: a retrospective cohort study
The optimal choice of treatment, with hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD), for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, is still controversial. Only a few studies comparing HD and PD have been conduc... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 24, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhiren He, Haijing Hou, Difei Zhang, Yenan Mo, La Zhang, Guobin Su, Junjie Lin, Liming Lu, Jingyao Huang, Yewen Gu, Ying Zhang, Jingxia Lin, Fengling Yuan, Yu Peng, Hui Liang, Daixin Zhao & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chronic kidney disease in Cameroon: a scoping review
This scoping review sought to summarize available data on the prevalence, associated factors, etiology, comorbidities, treatment, cost and mortality of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Cameroon. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 23, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jerry Brown Aseneh, Ben-Lawrence A. Kemah, Stephane Mabouna, Mbeng Emmanuel Njang, Domin Sone Majunda Ekane and Valirie Ndip Agbor Tags: Review Source Type: research

Concurrent minimal change nephrotic syndrome and type 1 diabetes mellitus in an adult Japanese woman: a case report
We report the case of an adult woman who developed T1DM and minimal ch... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 23, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ryuzoh Nishizono, Hiroki Kogou, Yuri Ishizaki, Akihiro Minakawa, Masao Kikuchi, Hiroko Inagaki, Yuji Sato and Shouichi Fujimoto Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Symptom-burden in people living with frailty and chronic kidney disease
Frailty is independently associated with worse health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the relationship between frailty and symptom experience is not well described in ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 23, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: A. C. Nixon, T. J. Wilkinson, H.M.L. Young, M. W. Taal, N. Pendleton, S. Mitra, M. E. Brady, A. P. Dhaygude and A. C. Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early-onset COQ8B (ADCK4) glomerulopathy in a child with isolated proteinuria: a case report and literature review
Herein, a 3-year-old boy presented with hidden-onset isolated proteinuria was reported. The disease was induced by COQ8B (previously termed ADCK4) compound heterozygous variants, including c.[271C  > T] and c.[737... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 21, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Shu-bo Zhai, Li Zhang, Bai-chao Sun, Yan Zhang and Qing-shan Ma Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Epidemiology of dialysis-treated end-stage renal disease patients in Kazakhstan: data from nationwide large-scale registry 2014 –2018
We examined the prevalence, incidence and mortality rate of dialysis patients in Kazakhstan, v... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 21, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Abduzhappar Gaipov, Alpamys Issanov, Kainar Kadyrzhanuly, Dinara Galiyeva, Marina Khvan, Mohamad Aljofan, Miklos Z. Molnar and Csaba P. Kovesdy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of missense and synonymous variants in Iranian patients suffering from autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the predominant type of inherited kidney disorder, occurs due to PKD1 and PKD2 gene mutations. ADPKD diagnosis is made primarily by kidney imaging. However, m... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 21, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Fatemeh Khadangi, Adam Torkamanzehi and Mohammad Amin Kerachian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical hemolytic and uremic syndrome due to C3 mutation in pancreatic islet transplantation: a case report
We here report on the first observation of a C3 mutation that is related to atypical hemolytic and uremic syndrome (aHUS), which occurred in a pancreatic islet transplant patient. Immunosuppressive treatments,... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 19, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Thibault Bahougne, J érome Olagne, Marion Munch, Laura Braun-Parvez, Marie-Pierrette Chenard, Véronique Frémeaux-Bacchi, Sophie Caillard, Philippe Baltzinger, Michel Greget, Laurence Kessler and Bruno Moulin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Membranous nephropathy in patients with HIV: a report of 11 cases
Membranous nephropathy (MN) has been recognized to occur in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection since the beginning of the HIV epidemic. The prevalence of phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 18, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Vivek Charu, Nicole Andeen, Vighnesh Walavalkar, Jessica Lapasia, Jin-Yon Kim, Andrew Lin, Richard Sibley, John Higgins, Megan Troxell and Neeraja Kambham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protective effects of DPP-4 inhibitor on podocyte injury in glomerular diseases
Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) is a serine protease that inhibits the degradation of glucagon-like peptide 1. DPP-4 inhibitors are used worldwide to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus and were recently shown to ha... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 18, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ayano Kubo, Teruo Hidaka, Maiko Nakayama, Yu Sasaki, Miyuki Takagi, Hitoshi Suzuki and Yusuke Suzuki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pain management in patients with end-stage renal disease and calciphylaxis- a survey of clinical practices among physicians
Calciphylaxis is a rare condition usually seen in patients with end-stage renal disease. Pain is a hallmark of this condition and can be extremely difficult to control. Anecdotal data suggests that pain manage... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 18, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rajkumar Chinnadurai, Smeeta Sinha, Aoife C Lowney and Mary Miller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraperitoneal ampicillin treatment for peritoneal dialysis- related peritonitis with Listeria monocytogenes – a case report
Peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis is a rare but serious complication and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality rates. It is most commonly caused by Staphylococcus aureus or Staphylococcu... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 18, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kristina Boss, Ina Wiegard-Szramek, Jan Dziobaka, Andreas Kribben and Sebastian Dolff Tags: Case report Source Type: research

C3-glomerulonephritis in New Zealand – a case series
C3-glomerulonephritis can lead to progressive renal impairment from complement-mediated glomerular injury. Incidence and outcomes of C3-glomerulonephritis are not known in the New Zealand population. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 17, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Luke J. Sutherland and Hari Talreja Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fungal peritonitis in children on peritoneal dialysis at a tertiary care Centre
This study aimed to explore the risk factors, clinical manifestations, causative organisms, fu... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 16, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mohammed Alsuhaibani, Egab Aldosari, Khawla A. Rahim, Saeed Alzabli and Dayel Alshahrani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinicopathological study of mixed cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis secondary to hepatitis B virus infection
Cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis (CryoGn) caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection was rarely reported. Our study aimed to investigate the clinical features, renal pathology findings, and prognosis in pa... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Chao Li, Hang Li, Wei Su, Yu-bing Wen, Wei Ye, Wen-ling Ye, Jian-fang Cai, Xu-zhen Qin, Xue-mei Li and Xue-wang Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Establishment of a novel nomogram for the clinically diagnostic prediction of minimal change disease, −a common cause of nephrotic syndrome
Minimal change disease (MCD) is one of the major causes of nephrotic syndrome (NS). A confirmed MCD diagnosis mainly depends on renal biopsy at present, which is an invasive procedure with many potential risks... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Gaofei Yan, Guanzhi Liu, Xuefei Tian, Lifang Tian, Hao Wang, Peiyao Ren, Xiaotao Ma, Rongguo Fu and Zhao Chen Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Identifying risk factors for chronic kidney disease stage 3 in adults with acquired solitary kidney from unilateral nephrectomy: a retrospective cohort study
We aimed to examine the risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3 among adults with ASK from unilateral nephrectomy. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wen-Jun Zhang, Zi-Yi Wang, Wei-Xing Zhou, Ning-Qiang Yang, Ya Wang, Ya Tang, Xiao-Chun Zhou, Jie-Cao Dao, Yan-Ru Ma, Yan-Ping He, Xiao-Ling Wang, Wen-Ge Wang and Li Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of renal replacement therapy on selected arachidonic acid derivatives concentration
Platelet activation is an important side effect of dialysis, resulted in a subsequent release of arachidonic acid (AA) from activated platelets. AA is involved in many pathologic conditions, such as inflammati... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 11, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: El żbieta Cecerska-Heryć, Rafał Heryć, Magda Wiśniewska, Natalia Serwin, Bartłomiej Grygorcewicz and Barbara Dołęgowska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diabetes prevalence and outcomes in hospitalized cardiorenal-syndrome patients with and without hyponatremia
Hyponatremia is known to be associated with a worse patient outcome in heart failure. In cardiorenal syndrome (CRS), the prognostic role of concomitant hyponatremia is unclear. We sought to evaluate potential ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rainer U. Pliquett, Katrin Schlump, Andreas Wienke, Babett Bartling, Michel Noutsias, Alexander Tamm and Matthias Girndt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

NMDA receptor-mediated CaMKII/ERK activation contributes to renal fibrosis
This study aimed to understand the mechanistic role of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) in acute fibrogenesis using models of in vivo ureter obstruction and in vitro TGF- β administration. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 9, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jingyi Zhou, Shuaihui Liu, Luying Guo, Rending Wang, Jianghua Chen and Jia Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors for chronic kidney disease of unknown cause in Malawi: a cross-sectional analysis in a rural and urban population
An epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown cause (CKDu) is occurring in rural communities in tropical regions of low-and middle-income countries in South America and India. Little information is availabl... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Sophie A. Hamilton, Wisdom P. Nakanga, Josephine E. Prynn, Amelia C. Crampin, Daniela Fecht, Paolo Vineis, Ben Caplin, Neil Pearce and Moffat J. Nyirenda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and genetic risk factors for new-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation (NODAT) in major transplant centres in Malaysia
This study examined the clinical and selected genetic factors associated with NODAT among renal-transplan... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - September 7, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rhanye Mac Guad, Andrew W. Taylor-Robinson, Yuan Seng Wu, Siew Hua Gan, Nur Lisa Zaharan, Roma Choudhury Basu, Constance Sat Lin Liew and Wan Ahmad Hafiz Wan Md Adnan Tags: Research article Source Type: research