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Archives of Renal Diseases and Management

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Elderly Severe Hyponatremia: Case Report and Literature Review

Published On: July 13, 2017 | Pages: 041 - 043

Author(s): Gabriela de Andrade Lopes, Laiane Cristina de Camargos Silva, Livia Lemos Oliveira, Thais Carvalho Marinelli, Rogério Saint-Clair Pimentel Mafra* and Ivana Mussel
This article describes hydroelectrolytic disorder in a 77-years-old patient accepted at an emergency room with atypical hyponatremia that has been analyzed through laboratory tests. The aim of this study is to understand cause and proper care in cases of abnormal variations of sodium levels in the body and review the literature about severe hyponatremia. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000026

Massive Carbon Dioxide Embolism during Pneumoperitoneum for Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Published On: July 06, 2017 | Pages: 038 - 040

Author(s): Hsiao Chun Teng, Huei Ming Yeh*, So Mong Wang and Nai Hsin Chi
A 65-year-old man, with suspected right adrenal metastasis from hepatic carcinoma, was scheduled to undergo a laparoscopic right adrenalectomy. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000025

Effects of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids on Renal Morphology in Rats

Published On: June 26, 2017 | Pages: 034 - 037

Author(s): Virginia A Aparicio*, Daniel Camiletti-Moirón, Mohammed Tassi, Elena Nebot, Carlos de- Teresa and Pilar Aranda
Aim: To investigate the long-term effects of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) on renal status in rats. Methods: Twenty Wistar rats were distributed into 2 groups: AAS or placebo, for 3 months. The animal received 10mg/kg body weight of Stanozonol once a week by intramuscular injection in the gluteus, or saline solution as placebo. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000024

Effectiveness and Tolerability of Febuxostat vs Allopurinol in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on Conservative Therapy

Published On: June 19, 2017 | Pages: 030 - 033

Author(s): Filomena Panza, Chiara Ralli and Ennio Duranti*
Uric Acid appears to be one of the most important prognostic markers and one of the principal risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. The aim of our study was to assess three groups of patients: a fi rst group reated with Allopurinol (AL), a second group not adequately controlled by treatment with AL or allergic to AL switched to treatment with Febuxostat (AL/FB) ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000023

Factor causing late referral of CKD patients to Nephrology care

Published On: June 19, 2017 | Pages: 026 - 029

Author(s): Beena Salman, Muhammad Tahir, Ruqaya Qureshi, Murtaza Fakhruddin Dhrolia, Aasim Ahmad and Salman Imtiaz*
Introduction: Identifi cation of the disease in its early period changes the outcome. Early reorganition of the chronic kidney disease and a timely referral to nephrologist also affects the prognosis of the disease. The factors which contribute in late referral are well known in the western population. There is a need to look into the factors in our population. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000022

Use of Interpreters for non-native English speaking Kidney Allograft Recipients and outcomes after Kidney Transplantation

Published On: June 01, 2017 | Pages: 020 - 025

Author(s): Sanna Tahir, Holly Gillott, Francesca Jackson Spence, Jay Nath, Jemma Mytton, Felicity Evison and Adnan Sharif*
Background: Language barriers are associated with worse health outcomes in the general population but data in kidney transplantation is lacking. This study tested the hypothesis that non-native English speakers using interpreters have poorer outcomes after kidney transplantation compared to native English speakers. Methods: A single-center retrospective study anal ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000021

Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure and Some Affecting Factors

Published On: May 29, 2017 | Pages: 012 - 019

Author(s): Mukadder Mollaoğlu* and Gonca Deveci
Purpose: This study was conducted to determine the quality of life (QoL) in dialysis patients (DP) and the factors affecting the QoL. Material and Methods: 104 DP patients receiving treatment at a university hospital were included in this research, which was also a cross-sectional study. Data were collected with the Patient Information Form (PIF) and Kidney Diseas ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000020

Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: Different clinical presentations and their management

Published On: May 19, 2017 | Pages: 007 - 011

Author(s): Jaime Manuel Justo-Janeiro (fi csfacs)*, Elizabeth Huerta-Calixto, de la Rosa Paredes René, Fernando Vázquez de Lara and Luis G Vázquez de Lara
Introduction: One of most common treatments of end-stage renal disease is peritoneal dialysis. Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis is a complication in which the osmotic capacity of the peritoneal barrier is lost, due to infections or the irritating effect of dialysis solutions. This pathology has different clinical presentations, hence the need of different diagnos ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000019

Nephrolithiasis in hypercalcemic and normocalcemic primary Hyperparathyroidism

Published On: May 17, 2017 | Pages: 006 - 006

Author(s): Vitorino Modesto dos Santos*
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common condition affecting up to 4 per 1000 of population, and the majority of cases are due to adenoma or hyperplasia of the gland [1]. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000018

Short-Term Effects of Pre/Probiotics on P-Cresol and Indoxyl-Sulphate Serum Concentrations During the Various Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

Published On: May 03, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 005

Author(s): Filomena Panza, Diletta Duranti, Ralli Chiara, Matteo Basile, Marco Bagnati, Giorgio Bellomo and Ennio Duranti*
The uremic syndrome is provoked by a progressive number of compounds that are normally excreted by kidneys in healthy individuals. Indoxylsulphate (IXS) and p-cresylsulphate (PCS), have been found increased in subjects with end stage renal disease (ESRD) creating great harm to biological systems; these uremic toxins come from the intestinal bacterial fermentation of t ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5495.000017
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