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Archives of Clinical Nephrology

Recent articles to be released shortly in Volume-4

Current State of Tolerance: The Holy Grail

Published On: December 07, 2017 | Pages: 057 - 063

Author(s): Rathore R*, Gunawansa N, Ajay Sharma and Ahmed Halawa
Research in Tolerance and Chimerism by Transplant immunologists for over half a century is akin to the pursuit of the Holy Grail. Animal experiments for inducing tolerance may not have been successful initially but in that process, ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/acn.000028

Peritoneal catheter survival: The impact of unroofing

Published On: November 18, 2017 | Pages: 053 - 056

Author(s): Barone RJ*, Beresan M, Pattin M, Gimenez NS, Verga G, Santopietro M and Ramirez L
Background: Unroofi ng is a controversial procedure to avoid catheter removal in the treatment of the chronic exit site and tunnel infection, but is now rarely recommended. Here we aimed to evaluate the effects of the unroofi ng procedure on peritoneal catheter survival. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/acn.000027

Management of type 2 Diabetes in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Published On: October 09, 2017 | Pages: 047 - 052

Author(s): Beena Bansal* and Jitender Chauhan
About 30-40% of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients also have concomitant diabetes (1). Diabetes has been shown to have signifi cantly stronger association with CKD in patients with younger age (2). ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/acn.000026

Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: Case report and Current Status

Published On: October 05, 2017 | Pages: 039 - 046

Author(s): Jacques Rottembourg* and Belkacem Issad
Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS), is a rare but devastating complication of long-term peritoneal dialysis (PD) with a high mortality rate. The incidence is between 0.5 and 3.3%, decreasing with time. EPS is defi ned as a clinical syndrome with major signs of gastrointestinal obstruction, infl ammatory parameters, radiological and macroscopic changes. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/acn.000025

Tailor-Made Induction Therapy in ‘Low Risk’ Renal Transplants; A South Asian Perspective

Published On: October 03, 2017 | Pages: 032 - 038

Author(s): Gunawansa Nalaka*, Ajay Sharma and Ahmed Halawa
Induction therapy has established itself as an integral component of modern-day renal transplantation. Carefully selected induction therapy helps not only to avoid early rejection of grafts but also allows grafts with delayed function to recover prior to introduction of potentially nephrotoxic immunosuppressants. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/acn.000024