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    Current State of Tolerance: The Holy Grail

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000028

    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, ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Peritoneal catheter survival: The impact of unroofing

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000027

    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. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Management of type 2 Diabetes in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000026

    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). ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: Case report and Current Status

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000025

    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. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Tailor-Made Induction Therapy in ‘Low Risk’ Renal Transplants; A South Asian Perspective

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000024

    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. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Phenazopyridine abuse presenting with acute kidney injury, hemolytic anaemia and jaundice

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000023

    Published On: August 23, 2017 | Pages: 029 - 031

    Author(s): Jaya Prakash Nath Ambinathan*, Mohamed Elbokyl and Rory McQuillan
    Phenazopyridine, an azo dye, is commonly used to relieve dysuria caused by bladder irritation or infection. We report the case of a 64-year-old lady who presented with unexplained sub-acute onset hemolytic anaemia followed by acute kidney injury (AKI) and jaundice. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Steroid Monotherapy for the Treatment for Pure Membranous Lupus Nephritis: A Case Series of 5 Patients and Review of the Literature

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000022

    Published On: April 24, 2017 | Pages: 024 - 028

    Author(s): Frank Ward*, Mohammad Alkhowaiter, Joanne M Bargman
    Introduction: The benefi t of combination immunosuppression versus steroid monotherapy in pure membranous lupus nephritis (MLN) remains unclear. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Thrombotic Microangiopathy Caused by Gemcitabine in a Patient with Duodenal Cancer

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000021

    Published On: March 27, 2017 | Pages: 022 - 023

    Author(s): Jeyachandran Dhanapriya*, Sankarakumar GaneshAravind, Thanigachalam Dineshkumar, Ramanathan Sakthirajan, Balasubramaniyan T and Natarajan Gopalakrishnan
    Gemcitabine (2’,2’-difl uorodeoxycytidine) is a potent pyrimidine antimetabolite and was introduced in 1987. It is commonly used for various tumors including non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ovarian can cer and renal cell carcinoma at advanced stages. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    The Role of Implantable Cardioverter- Defi brillators in Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Chronic Kidney Disease

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000020

    Published On: March 13, 2017 | Pages: 018 - 021

    Author(s): Fabio Fabbian*, Alfredo De Giorgi, Federica Rossin, Carlotta Rotini, Michele Domenico Spampinato and Maria Adelina Ricciardelli
    Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is defi ned as sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness, resulting from an electrical disturbance in the heart stopping its action and blood fl ow, and cardiovascular diseases are the major risk factors for SCA. It has been reported that more than 20% of all deaths in patients with advanced chronic kidney disea ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Cardiorenal Syndrome: A Physician Perspective

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000019

    Published On: March 06, 2017 | Pages: 013 - 017

    Author(s): Deepak Jain*, HK Aggarwal, Promil Jain and Pulkit Chhabra
    Cardiac diseases are associated independently with decrease in kidney function and progression of existing kidney diseases. Conversely, chronic kidney disease (CKD) represents an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events and outcomes. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Serum Procalcitonin Level is a Useful Predictor of Dilating Vesicoureteral Refl ux in Patients with First Febrile Urinary Tract Infection

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000018

    Published On: February 20, 2017 | Pages: 007 - 012

    Author(s): Sherein Abdelhamid Shalaby* and Mohamed Fathelbab Elsayed
    Background: Procalcitonin (PCT) has been proposed as a novel biomarker for prediction of Vesicoureteral Refl ux (VUR). Since VUR is the most important risk factor for occurrence of pyelonephritis and renal tissue infl ammation ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    An End-Stage Renal Disease Patient with Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000017

    Published On: January 23, 2017 | Pages: 004 - 006

    Author(s): Fatemeh Yassari, Nooshin Dalili*, Farin Rashid farokhi and Mihan Pourabdollah
    Mucormycosis is one of the invasive fungal infections particularly in immunocompromised patients with impaired host defense. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Contrast Induced Nephropathy - A Review

    DOI Logo 10.17352/acn.000016

    Published On: January 19, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 003

    Author(s): Rajul Rastogi*, Prabhat Kumar Bhagat, Yuktika Gupta, Shourya Sharma, Pragya Sinha, Pankaj Kumar Das, Mohini Chaudhary and Vijai Pratap
    In the modern era of widespread utilisation of imaging procedures for preoperative diagnosis and minimal invasive surgeries, intravenous contrast plays a major role in delineation of variety of information related to vascularity of normal as well as abnormal tissues. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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