The cumulative impact of social determinants of health factors on mortality in adults with diabetes and chronic kidney disease
A growing body of evidence supports the potential role of social determinants of health on health outcomes. However, few studies have examined the cumulative effect of social determinants of health on health o... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 28, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mukoso N. Ozieh, Emma Garacci, Rebekah J. Walker, Anna Palatnik and Leonard E. Egede Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Age and multimorbidities as poor prognostic factors for COVID-19 in hemodialysis: a Lebanese national study
Hemodialysis patients with COVID-19 have been reported to be at higher risk for death than the general population. Several prognostic factors have been identified in the studies from Asian, European or America... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 27, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mabel Aoun, Rabab Khalil, Walid Mahfoud, Haytham Fatfat, Line Bou Khalil, Rashad Alameddine, Nabil Afiouni, Issam Ibrahim, Mohamad Hassan, Haytham Zarzour, Ali Jebai, Nina Mourad Khalil, Luay Tawil, Zeina Mechref, Zuhair El Imad, Fadia Chamma & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS)-related AL amyloidosis complicated by amyloid myopathy: a case report
Lately, monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) has been defined as a group of renal disorders that are strongly associated with monoclonal protein, including amyloid immunoglobulin light chain (AL)... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 27, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Erina Ono, Akira Ishii, Yoshiaki Higashi, Natsuko Koita, Takashi Ayaki, Katsuya Tanigaki, Shunsuke Takayanagi, Naoya Kondo, Kaoru Sakai, Shuichiro Endo, Hideki Yokoi, Takeshi Matsubara, Sachiko Minamiguchi, Ichizo Nishino, Ryosuke Takahashi and Motoko Yan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2 infection and recurrence of anti-glomerular basement disease: a case report
Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease (GBM) disease is a rare autoimmune disease causing rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis and pulmonary haemorrhage. Recently, an association between COVID-19 and anti... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 27, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Alexander Winkler, Emanuel Zitt, Hannelore Sprenger-M ähr, Afschin Soleiman, Manfred Cejna and Karl Lhotta Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The probability of receiving a kidney transplantation in end-stage kidney disease patients who are treated with haemodiafiltration or haemodialysis: a pooled individual participant data from four randomised controlled trials
Due to a critical shortage of available kidney grafts, most patients with Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD5) require bridging dialysis support. It remains unclear whether treatment by different dialysis mod... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 25, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Robin W. M. Vernooij, Way Law, Sanne A. E. Peters, Bernard Canaud, Andrew Davenport, Muriel P. C. Grooteman, Fatih Kircelli, Francesco Locatelli, Francisco Maduell, Marion Morena, Menso J. Nub é, Ercan Ok, Ferran Torres, Mark Woodward, Peter J. Blankesti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low plasma magnesium concentration and future abdominal aortic calcifications in moderate chronic kidney disease
Higher plasma magnesium concentrations are associated with reduced cardiovascular disease risk in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. The importance of plasma magnesium concentration for vascular calcificat... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 25, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anique D. ter Braake, Larissa P. Govers, Mieke J. Peeters, Arjan D. van Zuilen, Jack F. M. Wetzels, Peter J. Blankenstijn, Joost G. J. Hoenderop, Jeroen H. F. de Baaij and Jan A. J. G. van den Brand Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of associations between retinal microvascular parameters and albuminuria in UK Biobank: a cross-sectional case-control study
Associations between microvascular variation and chronic kidney disease (CKD) have been reported previously. Non-invasive retinal fundus imaging enables evaluation of the microvascular network and may offer in... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 25, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Euan N. Paterson, Chris Cardwell, Thomas J. MacGillivray, Emanuele Trucco, Alexander S. Doney, Paul Foster, Alexander P. Maxwell and Gareth J. McKay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chronic kidney disease, atherosclerotic plaque characteristics on carotid magnetic resonance imaging, and cardiovascular outcomes
The objectives of this study were to 1. Characterize the associations of CKD with presence ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 24, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Srinivasan Beddhu, Robert E. Boucher, Jie Sun, Niranjan Balu, Michel Chonchol, Sankar Navaneethan, Glenn M. Chertow, Raymond Townsend, William Haley, Alfred K. Cheung, Molly B. Conroy, Dominic S. Raj, Dongxiang Xu, Thomas George, Reem Yunis, Guo Wei & hel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-dose opioid utilization and mortality among individuals initiating hemodialysis
Individuals undergoing hemodialysis in the United States frequently report pain and receive three-fold more opioid prescriptions than the general population. While opioid use is appropriate for select patients... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Matthew Daubresse, G. Caleb Alexander, Deidra C. Crews, Dorry L. Segev, Krista Lentine and Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using circulating O-sulfotyrosine in the differential diagnosis of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease
Sulfation of tyrosine, yielding O-sulfotyrosine, is a common but fixed post-translational modification in eukaryotes. Patients with increased circulating O-sulfotyrosine levels experience a faster decline in r... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Shuai Chen, Yong-Hua Liu, Dao-Peng Dai, Zheng-Bin Zhu, Yang Dai, Zhi-Ming Wu, Li-Ping Zhang, Zhi-Feng Duan, Lin Lu, Feng-Hua Ding, Jin-Zhou Zhu and Rui-Yan Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of shared decision making in patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for choosing a dialysis modality
This study aimed to assess and compare the SDM among patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for choo... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Sepide Ghodsian, Mansour Ghafourifard and Akram Ghahramanian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low circulating arachidonic acid is associated with macroalbuminuria in diabetic patients: a cross-sectional examination of the KAMOGAWA-DM cohort study
Diabetic nephropathy, a major complication of diabetes, is the primary risk factor for dialysis, cardiovascular diseases, and mortality. Dietary fatty acids (FAs) have been revealed to be related with cardiova... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Takuro Okamura, Hanako Nakajima, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Saori Majima, Takafumi Senmaru, Emi Ushigome, Naoko Nakanishi, Masahide Hamaguchi, Mai Asano, Masahiro Yamazaki, Hiroshi Takakuwa and Michiaki Fukui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of acute kidney injury risk using a machine-learning guided generalized structural equation model: a cohort study
This study ’s primary objective is to help identify which... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 22, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wen En Joseph Wong, Siew Pang Chan, Juin Keith Yong, Yen Yu Sherlyn Tham, Jie Rui Gerald Lim, Ming Ann Sim, Chai Rick Soh, Lian Kah Ti and Tsong Huey Sophia Chew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anemia among Chinese patients with chronic kidney disease and its association with quality of life - results from the Chinese cohort study of chronic kidney disease (C-STRIDE)
Anemia is one of the common complications in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, there is no systematic investigation on the prevalence of anemia in CKD patients and its relationship with the ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 22, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yan Shen, Jinwei Wang, Jing Yuan, Li Yang, Fangfang Yu, Xiaolei Wang, Ming-Hui Zhao, Luxia Zhang and Yan Zha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early changes in renal resistive index and mortality in diabetic and nondiabetic kidney transplant recipients: a cohort study
Renal resistive index (RI) predicts mortality in renal transplant recipients (RTR). However, its predictive value may be different according to the time of measurement. We analysed RI changes between 1  month a... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 19, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jean-Baptiste de Freminville, Louis-Marie Vernier, J érome Roumy, Frédéric Patat, Philippe Gatault, Bénédicte Sautenet, Christelle Barbet, Hélène Longuet, Elodie Merieau, Matthias Buchler and Jean-Michel Halimi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nephrologists ’ experiences with patient participation when long-term dialysis is required
For individuals in need of dialysis, patient participation is important when determining care goals and in decision making regarding dialysis modality. Nephrologists hold a key role in delivering evidence-base... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 16, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tone Andersen-Hollekim, Bodil J. Landstad, Marit Solbj ør, Marit Kvangarsnes and Torstein Hole Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An intersectional gender analysis in kidney transplantation: women who donate a kidney
Living-donor transplantation is the best treatment option in patients with chronic kidney failure. Global data show that women are less likely to be kidney recipients than men but are more likely to become liv... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 16, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Laura Rota-Musoll, Serena Brigidi, Esmeralda Molina-Robles, Ester Oriol-Vila, Laureano Perez-Oller and Mireia Subirana-Casacuberta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of pre-dialysis nephrology care engagement and decision-making on provider and patient action toward permanent vascular access
While catheters are often thought the result of emergency hemodialysis (HD) initiation among patients with little or no pre-dialysis nephrology care, the role of patient level of engagement in care and modalit... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 16, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Vanessa Grubbs, Bernard G. Jaar, Kerri L. Cavanaugh, Patti L. Ephraim, Jessica M. Ameling, Courtney Cook, Raquel C. Greer and L. Ebony Boulware Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Evolution of body composition following successful kidney transplantation is strongly influenced by physical activity: results of the CORPOS study
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 16, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Karine Moreau, Aur élie Desseix, Christine Germain, Pierre Merville, Lionel Couzi, Rodolphe Thiébaut and Philippe Chauveau Tags: Correction Source Type: research

A validation study of the 4-variable and 8-variable kidney failure risk equation in transplant recipients in the United Kingdom
There is emerging evidence that the 4-variable Kidney Failure Risk Equation (KFRE) can be used for risk prediction of graft failure in transplant recipients. However, geographical validation of the 4-variable ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 9, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ibrahim Ali and Philip A. Kalra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship of phase angle and peak torque of knee extensors with the performance in six-minute step test in haemodialysis patients
Chronic kidney disease is a systemic disease affecting not only renal function, but also endocrine, cardiovascular, and skeletal muscle systems, with broad impact on functionality. Therefore, the assessment of... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 8, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Camila Porto Brito, Igor Gutierrez Moraes, Cl áudio Luders, Christina May Moran de Brito and Wellington Pereira Yamaguti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic review and subgroup analysis of the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with COVID-19
Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs among patients with coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) and has also been indicated to be associated with in-hospital mortality. Remdesivir has been authorized for the treatment ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 5, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhenjian Xu, Ying Tang, Qiuyan Huang, Sha Fu, Xiaomei Li, Baojuan Lin, Anping Xu and Junzhe Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical anti-glomerular basement membrane disease with anti-GBM antibody negativity and ANCA positivity: a case report
Anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease is an organ-specific autoimmune disease that involves the lung and kidneys and leads to rapid glomerulonephritis progression, with or without diffuse alveol... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 5, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Na Guo, Qinghua Yin, Song Lei, Yanjun He and Ping Fu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of balanced crystalloids versus saline on urinary biomarkers of acute kidney injury in critically ill adults
Recent trials have suggested use of balanced crystalloids may decrease the incidence of major adverse kidney events compared to saline in critically ill adults. The effect of crystalloid composition on biomark... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 5, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Blake E. Funke, Karen E. Jackson, Wesley H. Self, Sean P. Collins, Christina T. Saunders, Li Wang, Jeffrey D. Blume, Nancy Wickersham, Ryan M. Brown, Jonathan D. Casey, Gordon R. Bernard, Todd W. Rice, Edward D. Siew and Matthew W. Semler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pathophysiological clinical features of an infant with hypertension secondary to multicystic dysplastic kidney: a case report
We report a case of an infant who underwent nephrectomy for hypertension. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 5, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Keisuke Sugimoto, Takuji Enya, Kensuke Joh, Kohei Miyazaki, Tomoki Miyazawa, Rina Ohshima, Satoshi Marutani, Takemura Tsukasa and Mitsuru Okada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association of maximal stress ergometry performance with troponin T and abdominal aortic calcification score in advanced chronic kidney disease
Cardiac biomarkers Troponin T (TnT) and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (proBNP) and abdominal aortic calcification score (AAC) are associated with cardiovascular events and mortality in patients wit... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 4, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roosa Lankinen, Markus Hakam äki, Kaj Metsärinne, Niina Koivuviita, Jussi P. Pärkkä, Maria Saarenhovi, Tapio Hellman and Mikko J. Järvisalo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

INF2 p.Arg214Cys mutation in a Chinese family with rapidly progressive renal failure and follow-up of renal transplantation: case report and literature review
Heterozygous mutations in the inverted formin 2 (INF2) gene are related to secondary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare secondary disease associated with rapidly progressive renal failure. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 4, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wenbo Zhao, Xinxin Ma, Xiaohao Zhang, Dan Luo, Jun Zhang, Ming Li, Zengchun Ye and Hui Peng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Exploring the experiences and perceptions of haemodialysis patients observing Ramadan fasting: a qualitative study
The festival of Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection for Muslims worldwide. During Ramadan, Muslims are required to refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. Although exempted from fasting,... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 2, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Nurul Iman Hafizah Adanan, Wan Ahmad Hafiz Wan Md Adnan, Pramod Khosla, Tilakavati Karupaiah and Zulfitri Azuan Mat Daud Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Efficacy and safety of the long-acting C5 inhibitor ravulizumab in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome triggered by pregnancy: a subgroup analysis
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - February 2, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anja G äckler, Ulf Schönermarck, Vladimir Dobronravov, Gaetano La Manna, Andrew Denker, Peng Liu, Maria Vinogradova, Sung-Soo Yoon and Manuel Praga Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Post-transplant manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis: a case report and review of literature
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an insidiously progressive and debilitating form of arthritis involving the axial skeleton, characterized by chronic back pain and progressive spinal stiffness, and lessening of ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zawiasa-Bryszewska Anna, Brzezi ńska Olga, Kurnatowska Ilona and Makowska Joanna Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Enhancing disease awareness for tuberous sclerosis complex in patients with radiologic diagnosis of renal angiomyolipoma: an observational study
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder, with renal manifestations like angiomyolipoma (AML) occurring in 70 –80% of patients. AML usually cause more complications in TCS patients than in non-TSC... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 31, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kathrin Bausch, Christian Wetterauer, Julian Diethelm, Jan Ebbing, Daniel T. Boll, Patricia Dill, Cyrill A. Rentsch and Hans-H. Seifert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacokinetics and dialytic clearance of apixaban during in vitro continuous renal replacement therapy
To evaluate the transmembrane clearance (CLTM) of apixaban during modeled in vitro continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), assess protein binding and circuit adsorption, and provide initial dosing recommenda... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 30, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lauren Andrews, Scott Benken, Xing Tan and Eric Wenzler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Immunofluorescence deposits in the mesangial area and glomerular capillary loops did not affect the prognosis of immunoglobulin a nephropathy except C1q:a single-center retrospective study
Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is identified as mesangial IgA deposition and is usually accompanied by other immunofluorescence deposits. The impact of immunofluorescent features in IgAN patients, however... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 29, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lingzhi Wu, Di Liu, Ming Xia, Guochun Chen, Yu Liu, Xuejing Zhu and Hong Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low serum parathyroid hormone is a risk factor for peritonitis episodes in incident peritoneal dialysis patients: a retrospective study
Serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels have been reported to be associated with infectious mortality in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Peritonitis is the most common and fatal infectious complication, resu... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 29, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yuqi Yang, Jingjing Da, Yi Jiang, Jing Yuan and Yan Zha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Substitution of citrate with tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for catheter lock does not improve patency of tunnelled haemodialysis catheters in a randomised trial
The study aim was to establish if substitution of citrate with rt-PA for catheter lock once weekly can reduce the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections (CR-BSI) or improve patency of tunneled h... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 28, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Pavlina Richtrova, Jan Mares, Lukas Kielberger, Jan Klaboch, Jaromir Eiselt and Tomas Reischig Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Two kinds of rare light chain cast nephropathy caused by multiple myeloma: case reports and literature review
Light chain cast nephropathy (LCCN) is the most common renal disease caused by multiple myeloma (MM). In addition to ordinary light chain protein casts, there are a few rare casts with unique shapes, including... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 28, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Li-Jun Sun, Hong-Rui Dong, Xiao-Yi Xu, Guo-Qin Wang, Hong Cheng and Yi-Pu Chen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

DIALysis or not: Outcomes in older kidney patients with GerIatriC Assessment (DIALOGICA): rationale and design
The incidence and prevalence of older patients with kidney failure who are dependent on dialysis is increasing. However, observational studies showed limited or no benefit of dialysis on mortality in subgroups... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mathijs van Oevelen, Alferso C. Abrahams, Willem Jan W. Bos, Mari ëlle H. Emmelot-Vonk, Simon P. Mooijaart, Merel van Diepen, Brigit C. van Jaarsveld, Anita van Eck van der Sluijs, Carlijn G. N. Voorend and Marjolijn van Buren Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Light chain deposition disease involving kidney and liver in a patient with IgD myeloma
We report herein the details of the first reported ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 23, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Takafumi Tsushima, Tomo Suzuki, Toshiki Terao, Daisuke Miura, Kentaro Narita, Masami Takeuchi, Akira Shimuzu and Kosei Matsue Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Lung ultrasound and BNP to detect hidden pulmonary congestion in euvolemic hemodialysis patients: a single centre experience
Dry weight assessment in hemodialysis (HD) remains a challenge. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence of subclinical pulmonary congestion using lung ultrasound (LUS) in maintenance HD patients... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 21, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Domenico Giannese, Alessandro Puntoni, Adamasco Cupisti, Riccardo Morganti, Enrico Varricchio, Claudia D ’Alessandro, Claudia Mannucci, Piera Serio and Maria Francesca Egidi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CKD and CKDu in northern Peru: a cross-sectional analysis under the DEGREE protocol
This study estimated the prevalence and risk factors for decreased estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in those without known hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or heavy proteinuria as a surrogate... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 21, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Andrea Ruiz-Alejos, Ben Caplin, J. Jaime Miranda, Neil Pearce and Antonio Bernab é-Ortiz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Validation of the Chinese version of the low physical activity questionnaire (LoPAQ) with ActiGraph accelerometer in hemodialysis patients
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 21, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rui Huang, Haifen Zhang, Yan Yang, Nina Fang, Qian Liu, Jun Ma, Min Wang, Ling Shi and Xingjuan Tao Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Causal effect between total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol as risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a mendelian randomization study
While observational studies show an association between serum lipid levels and cardiovascular disease (CVD), intervention studies that examine the preventive effects of serum lipid levels on the development of... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 20, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Liu Miao, Yan Min, Bin Qi, Chuan-Meng Zhu, Jian-Hong Chen, Guo-Xiong Deng, Yong Wang, Jian-Fei Li and Rong-Shan Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tertiary lymphoid tissue in early ‐stage IgG4-related tubulointerstitial nephritis incidentally detected with a tumor lesion of the ureteropelvic junction: a case report
IgG4-related kidney disease causes renal impairment of unknown pathogenesis that may progress to kidney failure. Although ectopic germinal centers contribute to the pathogenesis of the head and neck lesions of... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 19, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tatsuhito Miyanaga, Keishi Mizuguchi, Satoshi Hara, Takeshi Zoshima, Dai Inoue, Ryo Nishioka, Ichiro Mizushima, Kiyoaki Ito, Hiroshi Fuji, Kazunori Yamada, Yuki Sato, Motoko Yanagita and Mitsuhiro Kawano Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The risk factors associated with COVID-19-Related death among patients with end ‐stage renal disease
The extent to which patients with End-stage renal disease (ESRD) are at a higher risk of COVID-19-related death is still unclear. Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify the ESRD patients at increased... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 19, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Hadith Rastad, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Gita Shafiee, Anis Safari, Ehsan Shahrestanaki, Zeinab Khodaparast, Neda Shafiabadi Hassani, Mohammad Rezaei, Morteza Nazari, Akram Zakani, Mohammad Mahdi Niksima, Mehdi Azimzadeh, Fatemeh Karimi, Ramin Tajbakhsh and M Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association of erythropoietin-stimulating agents and increased risk for AV-fistula dysfunction in hemodialysis patients. A retrospective analysis
Patients in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) need a patent vascular access for optimal treatment. The recommended first choice is a native arteriovenous fistula (AVF). Complications of AVF are frequent and includ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 18, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Anna W ärme, Henrik Hadimeri, Salmir Nasic and Bernd Stegmayr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evolution of body composition following successful kidney transplantation is strongly influenced by physical activity: results of the CORPOS study
Weight gain (mainly gain of fat mass) occurs quickly after successful kidney transplantation and is associated with metabolic complications (alterations of glycaemic control, hyperlipidaemia). Determinants of ... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 18, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Karine Moreau, Aur élie Desseix, Christine Germain, Pierre Merville, Lionel Couzi, Rodolphe Thiébaut and Philippe Chauveau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Two cases of carfilzomib ‐induced thrombotic microangiopathy successfully treated with Eculizumab in multiple myeloma
Treatment with proteasome inhibitors like carfilzomib in patients with multiple myeloma (MM) can induce thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) characterized by neurological symptoms, acute kidney injury, hemolysis a... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 18, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Michael Rassner, Rebecca Baur, Ralph W äsch, Mario Schiffer, Johanna Schneider, Andreas Mackensen and Monika Engelhardt Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Determinants of mortality in a large group of hemodialysis patients hospitalized for COVID-19
Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients are at increased risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The aim of this study was to describe clinical, laboratory, and radiologic characteristics and determinant... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 14, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kenan Turgutalp, Savas Ozturk, Mustafa Arici, Necmi Eren, Numan Gorgulu, Mahmut Islam, Sami Uzun, Tamer Sakaci, Zeki Aydin, Erkan Sengul, Bulent Demirelli, Yavuz Ayar, Mehmet Riza Altiparmak, Savas Sipahi, Ilay Berke Mentes, Tuba Elif Ozler & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Roxadustat in treating anemia in dialysis patients (ROAD): protocol and rationale of a multicenter prospective observational cohort study
Roxadustat has been shown effective in treating patients with anemia due to chronic kidney disease. However, its long-term effect on clinical outcomes and socioeconomic burden and safety remains unclear. (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 13, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yaling Zhang, Song Ren, Hen Xue, Amanda Y Wang, Yang Zou, Yanrong Cai, Jingdong He, Xiaoling Yuan, Feifei Jiang, Jinxi Wei, Dongmei Yang, Dong He, Shide Hu, Min Lei, Fei Deng, Jin Chen & hellip; Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

IgM mesangial deposition as a risk factor for relapses of adult-onset minimal change disease
Immunoglobulin M (IgM) mesangial deposition in pediatric minimal change disease (MCD) has been reported to be associated with steroid dependence and poor renal outcomes. However, the evidence linking the impac... (Source: BMC Nephrology)
Source: BMC Nephrology - January 12, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Cheng-Wen Yang, Fan-Yu Chen, Fu-Pang Chang, Yang Ho, Bo-Sheng Wu, An-Hang Yang, Der-Cherng Tarng and Chih-Yu Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research