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BMC Nephrology

BMC Nephrology 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 381 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

International Collaboration for the Epidemiology of eGFR in Low and Middle Income Populations - Rationale and core protocol for the Disadvantaged Populations eGFR Epidemiology Study (DEGREE)

Ben Caplin, Kristina Jakobsson, Jason Glaser, Dorothea Nitsch, Vivekanand Jha, Ajay Singh, Ricardo Correa-Rotter, Neil Pearce

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating tacrolimus treatment in idiopathic membranous nephropathy in a cohort of 408 patients

Hua-Zhang Qin, Lei Liu, Shao-Shan Liang, Jing-Song Shi, Chun-Xia Zheng, Qing Hou, Ying-Hui Lu, Wei-Bo Le

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease is associated with high total and out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures

Christina Small, Holly J. Kramer, Karen A. Griffin, Kavitha Vellanki, David J. Leehey, Vinod K. Bansal, Talar W. Markossian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life in patients on chronic dialysis in South Africa: a comparative mixed methods study

Elliot K. Tannor, Elize Archer, Kenneth Kapembwa, Susan C. van Schalkwyk, M. Razeen Davids

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Skin- and Plasmaautofluorescence in hemodialysis with glucose-free or glucose-containing dialysate

Bernd Ramsauer, Gerwin Erik Engels, Reindert Graaff, Aleksandar Sikole, Stefan Arsov, Bernd Stegmayr

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Turkish pediatric atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome registry: initial analysis of 146 patients

Nesrin Besbas, Bora Gulhan, Oguz Soylemezoglu, Z. Birsin Ozcakar, Emine Korkmaz, Mutlu Hayran, Fatih Ozaltin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic kidney disease and risk factor prevalence in Saint Kitts and Nevis: a cross-sectional study

Deidra C. Crews, Kirk N. Campbell, Yang Liu, Odell Bussue, Ingrid Dawkins, Bessie A. Young

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Usefulness of measurement of heart rate variability by holter ECG in hemodialysis patients

Nanami Kida, Yoshiharu Tsubakihara, Hirota Kida, Shunro Ageta, Makoto Arai, Yoshinosuke Hamada, Nariaki Matsuura

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute kidney injury as an independent risk factor for unplanned 90-day hospital readmissions

Simon Sawhney, Angharad Marks, Nick Fluck, David J. McLernon, Gordon J. Prescott, Corri Black

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary exosomal activating transcriptional factor 3 as the early diagnostic biomarker for sepsis-induced acute kidney injury

Tanaporn Panich, Wiwat Chancharoenthana, Poorichaya Somparn, Jiraphorn Issara-Amphorn, Nattiya Hirankarn, Asada Leelahavanichkul

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors of progressive IgA nephropathy which progress to end stage renal disease within ten years: a case–control study

Danhua Shu, Feifei Xu, Zhen Su, Ji Zhang, Chaosheng Chen, Jianna Zhang, Xiaokai Ding, Yinqiu Lv, Haixia Lin, Peipei Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors and clinical course of hungry bone syndrome after total parathyroidectomy in dialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism

Lo-Yi Ho, Ping-Nam Wong, Ho-Kwan Sin, Yuk-Yi Wong, Kwok-Chi Lo, Shuk-Fan Chan, Man-Wai Lo, Kin-Yee Lo, Siu-Ka Mak, Andrew Kui-Man Wong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Should patients older than 65 years be offered a second kidney transplant?

Kristian Heldal, Anders Hartmann, Kjersti Lønning, Torbjørn Leivestad, Anna V. Reisæter, Pål-Dag Line, Hallvard Holdaas, Karsten Midtvedt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erythropoiesis stimulating agents and reno-protection: a meta-analysis

Steve Elliott, Dianne Tomita, Zoltan Endre

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dengue fever in renal transplant patients: a systematic review of literature

Ranga Migara Weerakkody, Jean Ansbel Patrick, Mohammed Hussain Rezvi Sheriff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rationale, description and baseline findings of a community-based prospective cohort study of kidney function amongst the young rural population of Northwest Nicaragua

Marvin González-Quiroz, Armando Camacho, Dorien Faber, Aurora Aragón, Catharina Wesseling, Jason Glaser, Jennifer Le Blond, Liam Smeeth, Dorothea Nitsch, Neil Pearce, Ben Caplin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Person-centred care in chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study of patients’ desires for self-management support

Kathryn Havas, Clint Douglas, Ann Bonner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Offering Patients Therapy Options in Unplanned Start (OPTiONS): Implementation of an educational program is feasible and effective

Anna Machowska, Mark Dominik Alscher, Satyanarayana Reddy Vanga, Michael Koch, Michael Aarup, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Bengt Lindholm, Peter Rutherford

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of combined calcitriol and ergocalciferol versus ergocalciferol alone in chronic kidney disease with proteinuria

Paweena Susantitaphong, Siriwan Nakwan, Sadudee Peerapornratana, Khajohn Tiranathanagul, Pisut Katavetin, Nattachai Srisawat, Kearkiat Praditpornsilpa, Somchai Eiam-Ong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute and chronic kidney disease in elderly patients with hip fracture: prevalence, risk factors and outcome with development and validation of a risk prediction model for acute kidney injury

Christine J. Porter, Iain K. Moppett, Irene Juurlink, Jessica Nightingale, Christopher G. Moran, Mark A. J. Devonald

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence, aetiology and outcome of community-acquired acute kidney injury in medical admissions in Malawi

Rhys D. R. Evans, Ulla Hemmilä, Alison Craik, Mwayi Mtekateka, Fergus Hamilton, Zuze Kawale, Christopher J. Kirwan, Hamish Dobbie, Gavin Dreyer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Total kidney and liver volume is a major risk factor for malnutrition in ambulatory patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Hyunjin Ryu, Hyosang Kim, Hayne Cho Park, Hyunsuk Kim, Eun Jin Cho, Kyu-Beck Lee, Wookyung Chung, Kook-Hwan Oh, Jeong Yeon Cho, Young-Hwan Hwang, Curie Ahn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among chronic kidney disease patients: results from the Chinese cohort study of chronic kidney disease (C-STRIDE)

Jun Yuan, Xin-Rong Zou, Si-Ping Han, Hong Cheng, Lan Wang, Jin-Wei Wang, Lu-Xia Zhang, Ming-Hui Zhao, Xiao-Qin Wang, on behalf of the C-STRIDE study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal function in patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease receiving intravenous ferric carboxymaltose: an analysis of the randomized FIND-CKD trial

Iain C. Macdougall, Andreas H. Bock, Fernando Carrera, Kai-Uwe Eckardt, Carlo Gaillard, David Van Wyck, Yvonne Meier, Sylvain Larroque, Simon D. Roger, on behalf of the FIND-CKD Study investigators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased glomerulonephritis recurrence after living related donation

A. L. Kennard, S. H. Jiang, G. D. Walters

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Awareness and knowledge among internal medicine house-staff for dose adjustment of commonly used medications in patients with CKD

Sikander Surana, Neeru Kumar, Amita Vasudeva, Gulvahid Shaikh, Kenar D. Jhaveri, Hitesh Shah, Deepa Malieckal, Joshua Fogel, Gurwinder Sidhu, Sofia Rubinstein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hyperuricemia increases the risk of acute kidney injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Xialian Xu, Jiachang Hu, Nana Song, Rongyi Chen, Ting Zhang, Xiaoqiang Ding

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vascular access placement in patients with chronic kidney disease Stages 4 and 5 attending an inner city nephrology clinic: a cohort study and survey of providers

Narender Goel, Caroline Kwon, Teena P. Zachariah, Michael Broker, Vaughn W. Folkert, Carolyn Bauer, Michal L. Melamed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interaction between acyl-ghrelin and BMI predicts clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients

Ilia Beberashvili, Inna Sinuani, Ada Azar, Gregory Shapiro, Leonid Feldman, Keren Doenyas-Barak, Kobi Stav, Shai Efrati

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparison of the effects of oral vs. intravenous hydration on subclinical acute kidney injury in living kidney donors: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Shona Mackinnon, Emma Aitken, Ryan Ghita, Marc Clancy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential diagnostic biomarkers for chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka: a pilot study

Saravanabavan Sayanthooran, Dhammika N. Magana-Arachchi, Lishanthe Gunerathne, Tilak Abeysekera

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Genetic risk score and risk of stage 3 chronic kidney disease

Jiantao Ma, Qiong Yang, Shih-Jen Hwang, Caroline S. Fox, Audrey Y. Chu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The reverse remodeling of the aorta in patients after renal transplantation - the value of aortic stiffness index: prospective echocardiographic study

Tomasz Zapolski, Jacek Furmaga, Andrzej Jaroszyński, Anna Wysocka, Sławomir Rudzki, Andrzej P. Wysokiński

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diet in chronic kidney disease in a Mediterranean African country

Khawla Kammoun, Hanen Chaker, Hichem Mahfoudh, Nouha Makhlouf, Faical Jarraya, Jamil Hachicha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Indoxyl sulfate – the uremic toxin linking hemostatic system disturbances with the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease

Tomasz W. Kamiński, Krystyna Pawlak, Małgorzata Karbowska, Michał Myśliwiec, Dariusz Pawlak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Costs of care at the end of life among elderly patients with chronic kidney disease: patterns and predictors in a nationwide cohort study

Bradley Chen, Victoria Y. Fan, Yiing-Jenq Chou, Chin-Chi Kuo

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A prospective 2-site parallel intervention trial of a research-based film to increase exercise amongst older hemodialysis patients

Pia Kontos, Shabbir M.H. Alibhai, Karen-Lee Miller, Dina Brooks, Romeo Colobong, Trisha Parsons, Sarbjit Vanita Jassal, Alison Thomas, Malcolm Binns, Gary Naglie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gitelman syndrome in a South African family presenting with hypokalaemia and unusual food cravings

Pieter Du Toit van der Merwe, Megan A. Rensburg, William L. Haylett, Soraya Bardien, M. Razeen Davids

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prediction of clinical outcomes after kidney transplantation from deceased donors with acute kidney injury: a comparison of the KDIGO and AKIN criteria

Jeong Ho Kim, Young Soo Kim, Min Seok Choi, Young Ok Kim, Sun Ae Yoon, Ji-Il Kim, In Sung Moon, Bum Soon Choi, Cheol Whee Park, Chul Woo Yang, Yong-Soo Kim, Byung Ha Chung

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel case of renal pathergy reaction in a Behçet’s disease patient complicated by IgA vasculitis

Takaaki Higashihara, Akira Okada, Taiko Kusano, Kazuyoshi Ishigaki, Akira Shimizu, Hideki Takano

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effect of quinacrine against glycerol-induced acute kidney injury in rats

Abdulrahman K. Al Asmari, Khalid Tariq Al Sadoon, Ali Ahmed Obaid, Deivakadatcham Yesunayagam, Mohammad Tariq

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Medication adherence in randomized controlled trials evaluating cardiovascular or mortality outcomes in dialysis patients: A systematic review

Karumathil M Murali, Judy Mullan, Jenny H. C. Chen, Steven Roodenrys, Maureen Lonergan

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Papulonodular mucinosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome and nephrotic syndrome in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report

Xiaole Su, Xi Qiao, Jing Li, Lifang Gao, Chen Wang, Lihua Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combination therapy with rituximab, low-dose cyclophosphamide, and prednisone for idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a case series

Frank B. Cortazar, David E. Leaf, Charles T. Owens, Karen Laliberte, William F. Pendergraft III, John L. Niles

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fluid overload is an independent risk factor for acute kidney injury in critically Ill patients: results of a cohort study

Nawal Salahuddin, Mustafa Sammani, Ammar Hamdan, Mini Joseph, Yasir Al-Nemary, Rawan Alquaiz, Ranim Dahli, Khalid Maghrabi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pilot non dialysis chronic renal insufficiency study (P-ND-CRIS): a pilot study of an open prospective hospital-based French cohort

Jacques Massol, Gérard Janin, Camille Bachot, Christophe Gousset, Geoffroy Sainte-Claire Deville, Jean-Marc Chalopin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio with incidence of cardiovascular diseases and mortality in chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus – a population-based retrospective cohort study

Colman Siu Cheung Fung, Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Anca Ka Chun Chan, Cindy Lo Kuen Lam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Peritonitis outcomes in patients with HIV and end-stage renal failure on peritoneal dialysis: a prospective cohort study

Kwazi C. Z. Ndlovu, Wilbert Sibanda, Alain Assounga

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative differential proteomic analysis of minimal change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Vanessa Pérez, Dolores López, Ester Boixadera, Meritxell Ibernón, Anna Espinal, Josep Bonet, Ramón Romero

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delineation of cystinuria in Saudi Arabia: A case series

Abdulrahman Obaid, Marwan Nashabat, Khalid Al Fakeeh, Abdullah T. Al Qahtani, Majid Alfadhel

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic Lyme borreliosis associated with minimal change glomerular disease: a case report

N. Florens, S. Lemoine, F. Guebre-Egziabher, F. Valour, J. Kanitakis, M. Rabeyrin, L. Juillard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of large weight reductions on measured and estimated kidney function

Bernt Johan von Scholten, Frederik Persson, Maria S. Svane, Tine W. Hansen, Sten Madsbad, Peter Rossing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Endothelial Colony Forming Cells (ECFCs) in murine AKI – implications for future cell-based therapies

D. Patschan, K. Schwarze, B. Tampe, M. Zeisberg, S. Patschan, G. A. Müller

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Bowel prep hyponatremia“ – a state of acute water intoxication facilitated by low dietary solute intake: case report and literature review

Martin Windpessl, Christoph Schwarz, Manfred Wallner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Latent variable modeling improves AKI risk factor identification and AKI prediction compared to traditional methods

Loren E. Smith, Derek K. Smith, Jeffrey D. Blume, Edward D. Siew, Frederic T. Billings IV

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transformation of 5-D itch scale and numerical rating scale in chronic hemodialysis patients

Jia-Wen Lai, Hung-Chih Chen, Che-Yi Chou, Hung-Rong Yen, Tsai-Chung Li, Mao-Feng Sun, Hen-Hong Chang, Chiu-Ching Huang, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Johannes Tschen, Chiz-Tzung Chang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A rare case of renal thrombotic microangiopathy associated with Castleman’s disease

Anubha Mutneja, L. Nicholas Cossey, Helen Liapis, Ying Maggie Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Estimation of renal function by CKD-EPI versus MDRD in a cohort of HIV-infected patients: a cross-sectional analysis

M. P. Cristelli, F. Cofán, N. Rico, J. C. Trullàs, C. Manzardo, F. Agüero, J. L. Bedini, A. Moreno, F. Oppenheimer, J. M. Miro, the CKD-H. Clinic Investigators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low renal replacement therapy incidence among slowly progressing elderly chronic kidney disease patients referred to nephrology care: an observational study

Ulrika Hahn Lundström, Alessandro Gasparini, Rino Bellocco, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Juan-Jesus Carrero, Marie Evans

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute kidney injury increases the risk of end-stage renal disease after cardiac surgery in an Asian population: a prospective cohort study

Sophia Tsong Huey Chew, Roderica Rui Ge Ng, Weiling Liu, Khuan Yew Chow, Lian Kah Ti

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of calcineurin inhibitor treatment for IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis

Yu-Huan Song, Guang-Yan Cai, Yue-Fei Xiao, Yi-Ping Wang, Bao-Shi Yuan, Yuan-Yuan Xia, Si-Yang Wang, Pu Chen, Shu-Wen Liu, Xiang-Mei Chen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intestinal goblet cell carcinoid presenting with recurrent sterile peritonitis in a patient on peritoneal dialysis: a case report

Chih-Wei Chen, Jan-Show Chu, Li-Chun Hsieh, Chih-Chin Kao, Yen-Chung Lin, Hsi-Hsien Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary sediment miRNAs reflect tubulointerstitial damage and therapeutic response in IgA nephropathy

Shuang Liang, Guang-Yan Cai, Zhi-Yu Duan, Shu-wen Liu, Jie Wu, Yang Lv, Kai Hou, Zuo-xiang Li, Xue-Guang Zhang, Xiang-Mei Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors for Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) among maintenance hemodialysis patients

Rilma F. S. Santos, Gildásio C. Conceição, Márcia S. Martins, Angiolina Kraychete, Maria A. C. Penalva, Edgar M. Carvalho, Antonio Alberto Lopes, Paulo Novis Rocha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between interleukin-19 concentration and diabetic nephropathy

Li Li, Xu-gan Jiang, Juan-Yu Hu, ZHeng-Qing Yu, Jian-Yong Xu, Fan Liu, Guang-Chun Zhao, Lei Zhang, Hui-Ming Gu, Si-Jing Zhang, Jin Meng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risedronate therapy in patients with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease with osteoporosis: post-hoc analysis of data from the risedronate phase III clinical trials

Takashi Shigematsu, Ryoichi Muraoka, Toshitsugu Sugimoto, Yoshiki Nishizawa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Surfactant protein-D (SP-D) gene polymorphisms and serum level as predictors of susceptibility and prognosis of acute kidney injury in the Chinese population

Jiao Liu, Guang Li, Lianghai Li, Zhiyong Liu, Qingshan Zhou, Guirong Wang, Dechang Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

β-trace protein is highly removed during haemodialysis with high-flux and super high-flux membranes

Carlo Donadio, Danika Tognotti, Laura Caponi, Aldo Paolicchi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non anti-coagulant factors associated with filter life in continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Matthew Brain, Elizabeth Winson, Owen Roodenburg, John McNeil

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence, timing and outcome of AKI in critically ill patients varies with the definition used and the addition of urine output criteria

J. Koeze, F. Keus, W. Dieperink, I. C. C. van der Horst, J. G. Zijlstra, M. van Meurs

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ultrafiltration rate is an important determinant of microcirculatory alterations during chronic renal replacement therapy

Gerke Veenstra, Andrius Pranskunas, Inga Skarupskiene, Vidas Pilvinis, Marc H. Hemmelder, Can Ince, E. Christiaan Boerma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biomarkers for the detection of renal fibrosis and prediction of renal outcomes: a systematic review

Sherry G. Mansour, Jeremy Puthumana, Steven G. Coca, Mark Gentry, Chirag R. Parikh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

NGAL expression during cardiopulmonary bypass does not predict severity of postoperative acute kidney injury

Martin G. Friedrich, Ioannis Bougioukas, Johanna Kolle, Christian Bireta, Fawad A. Jebran, Marius Placzek, Theodor Tirilomis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vascular access conversion and patient outcome after hemodialysis initiation with a nonfunctional arteriovenous access: a prospective registry-based study

Natalia Alencar de Pinho, Raphael Coscas, Marie Metzger, Michel Labeeuw, Carole Ayav, Christian Jacquelinet, Ziad A Massy, Bénédicte Stengel, on behalf of the French REIN registry

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association of kidney function with repetitive breath-hold diving activities of female divers from Korea, Haenyeo

Yun Jung Oh, Ji Yong Jung, Sung Soo Kim, Kyong-Suk Chae, Jiwon Rhu, Chungsik Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Simple, readily available clinical indices predict early and late mortality among patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis

Ágnes Haris, Kálmán Polner, József Arányi, Henrik Braunitzer, Ilona Kaszás, László Rosivall, Gábor Kökény, István Mucsi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Blood pressure and age-related GFR decline in the general population

Bjørn O. Eriksen, Vidar T. N. Stefansson, Trond G. Jenssen, Ulla D. Mathisen, Jørgen Schei, Marit D. Solbu, Tom Wilsgaard, Toralf Melsom

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early versus late initiation of renal replacement therapy in patients with acute kidney injury-a systematic review & meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Girish Chandra Bhatt, Rashmi Ranjan Das

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between history of coronary heart disease at dialysis initiation and onset of events associated with heart disease: a propensity-matched analysis of a prospective cohort study

Daijo Inaguma, Shigehisa Koide, Kazuo Takahashi, Hiroki Hayashi, Midori Hasegawa, Yukio Yuzawa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gaps and barriers in health-care provision for co-morbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study

C. Lo, H. Teede, G. Fulcher, M. Gallagher, P. G. Kerr, S. Ranasinha, G. Russell, R. Walker, S. Zoungas

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A new prescription model for regional citrate anticoagulation in therapeutic plasma exchanges

Sébastien Kissling, Cécile Legallais, Menno Pruijm, Daniel Teta, Bruno Vogt, Michel Burnier, Eric Rondeau, Christophe Ridel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Abdominal aortic calcification on a plain X-ray and the relation with significant coronary artery disease in asymptomatic chronic dialysis patients

M. K. de Bie, M. S. Buiten, J. I. Rotmans, M. Hogenbirk, M. J. Schalij, T. J. Rabelink, J. W. Jukema

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of Integrated Care on Delaying Progression of stage 3-4 Chronic Kidney Disease in Rural Communities of Thailand (ESCORT study): a cluster randomized controlled trial

Teerayuth Jiamjariyapon, Atiporn Ingsathit, Krit Pongpirul, Kotcharat Vipattawat, Suphattra Kanchanakorn, Akhathai Saetie, Duangjit Kanistanon, Patimaporn Wongprompitak, Vinai Leesmidt, Watcharapong Watcharasaksilp, Wei Wang, Anil K. Chandraker, Kriang Tungsanga

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: A new prescription model for regional citrate anticoagulation in therapeutic plasma exchanges

Sébastien Kissling, Cécile Legallais, Menno Pruijm, Daniel Teta, Bruno Vogt, Michel Burnier, Eric Rondeau, Christophe Ridel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The cost-effectiveness of using chronic kidney disease risk scores to screen for early-stage chronic kidney disease

Benjamin O. Yarnoff, Thomas J. Hoerger, Siobhan K. Simpson, Alyssa Leib, Nilka R. Burrows, Sundar S. Shrestha, Meda E. Pavkov, on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CKD Initiative

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of tolvaptan on renal water and sodium excretion and blood pressure during nitric oxide inhibition: a dose-response study in healthy subjects

Safa Al Therwani, Jeppe Bakkestrøm Rosenbæk, Frank Holden Mose, Jesper Nørgaard Bech, Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Two elderly patients with normal creatinine and elevated cystatin C – a case report

Amina Loesment-Wendelmuth, Elke Schaeffner, Natalie Ebert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Poor predictability of QuantiFERON-TB assay in recipients and donors for tuberculosis development after kidney transplantation in an intermediate-TB-burden country

Enkthuya Jambaldorj, Miyeun Han, Jong Cheol Jeong, Tai Yeon Koo, Sang Il Min, Eun Young Song, Jongwon Ha, Curie Ahn, Jaeseok Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Significance of clinical and morphological prognostic risk factors in IgA nephropathy: follow-up study of comparison patient groups with and without renoprotection

Živile Riispere, Anne Kuudeberg, Elviira Seppet, Kristin Sepp, Madis Ilmoja, Merike Luman, Külli Kõlvald, Asta Auerbach, Mai Ots-Rosenberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of stroke on changes in heart rate variability during hemodialysis

Jiun-Chi Huang, Chien-Fu Chen, Chia-Chu Chang, Szu-Chia Chen, Ming-Chia Hsieh, Yao-Peng Hsieh, Hung-Chun Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal effects of metallothionein induction by zinc in vitro and in vivo

Moritz Schanz, Lea Schaaf, Juergen Dippon, Dagmar Biegger, Peter Fritz, Mark Dominik Alscher, Martin Kimmel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and laboratory parameters associated with acute kidney injury in patients with snakebite envenomation: a prospective observational study from Myanmar

Kyi-Phyu Aye, Vipa Thanachartwet, Chit Soe, Varunee Desakorn, Khin-Thida Thwin, Supat Chamnanchanunt, Duangjai Sahassananda, Thanom Supaporn, Visith Sitprija

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early serum creatinine accurately predicts acute kidney injury post cardiac surgery

Keren Grynberg, Kevan R. Polkinghorne, Sharon Ford, Fiona Stenning, Thomas E. Lew, Jonathan A. Barrett, Shaun A. Summers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delta neutrophil index is an independent predictor of mortality in septic acute kidney injury patients treated with continuous renal replacement therapy

In Mi Han, Chang-Yun Yoon, Dong Ho Shin, Youn Kyung Kee, Seung Gyu Han, Young Eun Kwon, Kyoung Sook Park, Mi Jung Lee, Hyung Jung Oh, Jung Tak Park, Seung Hyeok Han, Shin-Wook Kang, Tae-Hyun Yoo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk is similar in patients with glomerulonephritis compared to other types of chronic kidney disease: a matched cohort study

Holly L. Hutton, Adeera Levin, Jagbir Gill, Ognjenka Djurdjev, Mila Tang, Sean J. Barbour

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Case report - atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome triggered by influenza B

Robin Kobbe, Raphael Schild, Martin Christner, Jun Oh, Sebastian Loos, Markus J. Kemper

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Targets for adapting intravenous iron dose in hemodialysis: a proof of concept study

N. O. Peters, N. Jay, J. Cridlig, G. Rostoker, L. Frimat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Higher plasma transforming growth factor (TGF)-β is associated with kidney disease in older community dwelling adults

Tapan Mehta, Petra Buzkova, Jorge R. Kizer, Luc Djousse, Michel Chonchol, Kenneth J. Mukamal, Michael Shlipak, Joachim H. Ix, Diana Jalal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The risk of diabetic renal function impairment in the first decade after diagnosed of diabetes mellitus is correlated with high variability of visit-to-visit systolic and diastolic blood pressure: a case control study

Chi-Hsiao Yeh, Hsiu-Chin Yu, Tzu-Yen Huang, Pin-Fu Huang, Yao-Chang Wang, Tzu-Ping Chen, Shun-Ying Yin

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome as the initial presentation of nail-patella syndrome: a case of a de novo LMX1B mutation

Tomohiro Nakata, Ryo Ishida, Yuu Mihara, Atsuko Fujii, Yoshimoto Inoue, Tetsuro Kusaba, Tsuyoshi Isojima, Yutaka Harita, Chiaki Kanda, Sachiko Kitanaka, Keiichi Tamagaki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ascorbic acid ameliorates renal injury in a murine model of contrast-induced nephropathy

K. Rollins, A. Noorani, L. Janeckova, T. Jones, M. Griffiths, M. P. Baker, J. R. Boyle

01.12.2017 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Let food be thy medicine…’: lessons from low-protein diets from around the world

Giorgina B. Piccoli, Adamasco Cupisti

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hyperuricemia after orthotopic liver transplantation: divergent associations with progression of renal disease, incident end-stage renal disease, and mortality

Joseph C. Longenecker, Sana Waheed, Ghassan Bandak, Christine A. Murakami, Blaithin A. McMahon, Allan C. Gelber, Mohamed G. Atta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors affecting the long-term outcomes of idiopathic membranous nephropathy

Hyuk Huh, Hajeong Lee, Jung Pyo Lee, Dong Ki Kim, Sohee Oh, Yun Kyu Oh, Yon Su Kim, Chun Soo Lim

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

ANCA vasculitis in a patient with Alport syndrome: a difficult diagnosis but a treatable disease!

Valentine Gillion, Michel Jadoul, Selda Aydin, Nathalie Godefroid

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Calcium oxalate crystal related kidney injury in a patient receiving Roux-en Y hepaticojejunostomy due to gall bladder cancer

Jun-Li Tsai, Shang-Feng Tsai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-reported non-adherence and immunosuppressant trough levels are associated with rejection after renal transplantation

Jennifer Scheel, Sandra Reber, Lisa Stoessel, Elisabeth Waldmann, Sabine Jank, Kai-Uwe Eckardt, Franziska Grundmann, Frank Vitinius, Martina de Zwaan, Anna Bertram, Yesim Erim

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Successful multigravid pregnancy in a 42-year-old patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a review of the literature

Thiam Seong Christopher Lim, Malini Shanmuganathan, Irene Wong, Bak Leong Goh

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Daclatasvir/asunaprevir based direct-acting antiviral therapy ameliorate hepatitis C virus-associated cryoglobulinemic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis: a case report

Michiko Shimada, Norio Nakamura, Tetsu Endo, Hideaki Yamabe, Masayuki Nakamura, Reiichi Murakami, Ikuyo Narita, Hirofumi Tomita

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antenatal nephromegaly and propionic acidemia: a case report

Ségolène Bernheim, Georges Deschênes, Manuel Schiff, Isabelle Cussenot, Olivier Niel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of IL1 beta gene polymorphism and allograft functions in renal transplant recipients :a case control study from Kashmir Valley

Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, Manzoor Ahmad Parry, Saniya Nissar, Aga Syed Sameer, Imtiyaz A. Bhat, Zafar A. Shah, Roohi Rasool

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early urinary biomarkers of diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus show involvement of kallikrein-kinin system

Lenka Vitova, Zdenek Tuma, Jiri Moravec, Milan Kvapil, Martin Matejovic, Jan Mares

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasma Urotensin II levels in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease: a single-centre study

Anastasia Garoufi, Styliani Drapanioti, Antonios Marmarinos, Varvara Askiti, Andromachi J. Mitsioni, Maria Mila, Georgia Grigoriadou, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, Constantinos J. Stefanidis, Dimitrios Gourgiotis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between serum bilirubin concentrations and diabetic nephropathy in Shanghai Han’s patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Xu Li, Lei Zhang, Haibing Chen, Kaifeng Guo, Haoyong Yu, Jian Zhou, Ming Li, Qing Li, Lianxi Li, Jun Yin, Fang Liu, Yuqian Bao, Junfeng Han, Weiping Jia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease associated with cardiac and vascular complications in hypertensive patients: a multicenter, nation-wide study in Thailand

Rungroj Krittayaphong, Ram Rangsin, Bandit Thinkhamrop, Cameron Hurst, Suthee Rattanamongkolgul, Nintita Sripaiboonkij, Wipaporn Wangworatrakul

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kidney disease in Uganda: a community based study

Robert Kalyesubula, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Isaac Ssinabulya, Trishul Siddharthan, James Kayima, Jane Nakibuuka, Robert A. Salata, Charles Mondo, Moses R. Kamya, Donald Hricik

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Ferumoxytol for Anemia of CKD Trial (FACT)—a randomized controlled trial of repeated doses of ferumoxytol or iron sucrose in patients on hemodialysis: background and rationale

Iain C. Macdougall, Naomi V. Dahl, Kristine Bernard, Zhu Li, Alka Batycky, William E. Strauss

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rs10887800 renalase gene polymorphism influences the level of circulating renalase in patients undergoing hemodialysis but not in healthy controls

Anna Stec

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Coping with kidney disease – qualitative findings from the Empowering Patients on Choices for Renal Replacement Therapy (EPOCH-RRT) study

Lalita Subramanian, Martha Quinn, Junhui Zhao, Laurie Lachance, Jarcy Zee, Francesca Tentori

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of cystatin C in prediction of acute kidney injury in children; serum or urine levels: which one works better? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Babak Nakhjavan-Shahraki, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Neamatollah Ataei, Masoud Baikpour, Fatemeh Ataei, Behnaz Bazargani, Arash Abbasi, Parisa Ghelichkhani, Faezeh Javidilarijani, Mostafa Hosseini

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term clinical outcome for patients poisoned by the fungal nephrotoxin orellanine

Heidi Hedman, Johan Holmdahl, Johan Mölne, Kerstin Ebefors, Börje Haraldsson, Jenny Nyström

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nephrotoxicity-induced proteinuria increases biomarker diagnostic thresholds in acute kidney injury

Fahim Mohamed, Nicholas A. Buckley, John W. Pickering, Klintean Wunnapuk, Sandamali Dissanayake, Umesh Chathuranga, Indika Gawarammana, Shaluka Jayamanne, Zoltan H. Endre

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A randomized cross-over study comparing the performance of HD integra™ central concentrate system versus pre-produced concentrate in hemodialysis

K. Fauziah, K. W. Go, A. Ghazali, M. Zaki, T. O. Lim

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The 6R’s of drug induced nephrotoxicity

Linda Awdishu, Ravindra L. Mehta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sleep apnea prevalence in chronic kidney disease - association with total body water and symptoms

Hsin-Chia Huang, Giles Walters, Girish Talaulikar, Derek Figurski, Annette Carroll, Mark Hurwitz, Krishna Karpe, Richard Singer

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of home telemonitoring in chronic kidney disease patients at different stages by a pragmatic randomized controlled trial (eNephro): rationale and study design

Nathalie Thilly, Jacques Chanliau, Luc Frimat, Christian Combe, Pierre Merville, Philippe Chauveau, Pierre Bataille, Raymond Azar, David Laplaud, Christian Noël, Michèle Kessler

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Successful treatment with bortezomib and dexamethasone for proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG deposits in multiple myeloma: a case report

Rio Noto, Nozomu Kamiura, Yuichiro Ono, Sumie Tabata, Shigeo Hara, Hideki Yokoi, Akihiro Yoshimoto, Motoko Yanagita

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dementia is a risk factor for major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events in elderly Korean patients initiating hemodialysis: a Korean national population-based study

Sung Min Jung, Clara Tammy Kim, Ea Wha Kang, Kyoung Hoon Kim, Shina Lee, Hyung Jung Oh, Seung-Jung Kim, Duk-Hee Kang, Kyu Bok Choi, Dong-Ryeol Ryu, Hyunwook Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lower serum magnesium is associated with vascular calcification in peritoneal dialysis patients: a cross sectional study

Amber O. Molnar, Mohan Biyani, Ian Hammond, John Paul Harmon, Susan Lavoie, Brendan McCormick, Manish M. Sood, Jessica Wagner, Elena Pena, Deborah L. Zimmerman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Citrate shows protective effects on cardiovascular and renal function in ischemia-induced acute kidney injury

Anja Bienholz, Jonas Reis, Pinar Sanli, Herbert de Groot, Frank Petrat, Hana Guberina, Benjamin Wilde, Oliver Witzke, Fuat H. Saner, Andreas Kribben, Joel M. Weinberg, Thorsten Feldkamp

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A programme to spread eGFR graph surveillance for the early identification, support and treatment of people with progressive chronic kidney disease (ASSIST-CKD): protocol for the stepped wedge implementation and evaluation of an intervention to reduce late presentation for renal replacement therapy

Hugh Gallagher, Shona Methven, Anna Casula, Nicola Thomas, Charles R. V. Tomson, Fergus J. Caskey, Tracey Rose, Stephen J. Walters, David Kennedy, Anne Dawnay, Martin Cassidy, Richard Fluck, Hugh C. Rayner, Michael Nation

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implementation of a pragmatic randomized trial of screening for chronic kidney disease to improve care among non-diabetic hypertensive veterans

Carmen A. Peralta, Martin Frigaard, Anna D. Rubinsky, Leticia Rolon, Lowell Lo, Santhi Voora, Karen Seal, Delphine Tuot, Shirley Chao, Kimberly Lui, Phillip Chiao, Neil Powe, Michael Shlipak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Seroprevalence of a “new” bacterium, Simkania negevensis, in renal transplant recipients and in hemodialysis patients

Andrea Angeletti, Roberta Biondi, Giuseppe Battaglino, Eleonora Cremonini, Giorgia Comai, Irene Capelli, Gabriele Donati, Roberto Cevenini, Manuela Donati, Gaetano La Manna

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparative study of bone biopsies from the iliac crest, the tibial bone, and the lumbar spine

Ruth G. G. Hiller, Margret Patecki, Claudia Neunaber, Janin Reifenrath, Jan T. Kielstein, Heike Kielstein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strategies and cost-effectiveness evaluation of persistent albuminuria screening among high-risk population of chronic kidney disease

Huaiyu Wang, Li Yang, Fang Wang, Luxia Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology of paediatric renal stone disease: a 22-year single centre experience in the UK

Naomi Issler, Stephanie Dufek, Robert Kleta, Detlef Bockenhauer, Naima Smeulders, William van‘t Hoff

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A case report of severe calciphylaxis – suggested approach for diagnosis and treatment

Margret Patecki, Gabriele Lehmann, Jan Hinrich Bräsen, Jessica Schmitz, Anna Bertram, Lars Daniel Berthold, Hermann Haller, Wilfried Gwinner

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rationale and design of BISTRO: a randomized controlled trial to determine whether bioimpedance spectroscopy-guided fluid management maintains residual kidney function in incident haemodialysis patients

Simon J. Davies, Fergus J. Caskey, David Coyle, Elizabeth Lindley, Jamie Macdonald, Sandip Mitra, Martin Wilkie, Andrew Davenport, Ken Farrington, Indranil Dasgupta, Paula Ormandy, Lazaros Andronis, Ivonne Solis-Trapala, Julius Sim

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

IgG4-related membranous glomerulonephritis and generalized lymphadenopathy without pancreatitis: a case report

Justine Huart, Stéphanie Grosch, Christophe Bovy, Michel Moutschen, Jean-Marie Krzesinski

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Novel mutation in the SLC12A3 gene in a Sri Lankan family with Gitelman syndrome & coexistent diabetes: a case report

Chandrika Jayakanthi Subasinghe, Nirmala Dushyanthi Sirisena, Chula Herath, Knut Erik Berge, Trond Paul Leren, Uditha Bulugahapitiya, Vajira Harshadeva Weerabaddana Dissanayake

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnosis and outcomes of acute kidney injury using surrogate and imputation methods for missing preadmission creatinine values

Amélie Bernier-Jean, William Beaubien-Souligny, Rémi Goupil, François Madore, François Paquette, Stéphan Troyanov, Josée Bouchard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for developing acute kidney injury in older people with diabetes and community-acquired pneumonia: a population-based UK cohort study

Anu Jain, Helen I. McDonald, Dorothea Nitsch, Laurie Tomlinson, Sara L. Thomas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between pulmonary function and renal function: findings from China and Australia

Dahai Yu, Tao Chen, Yamei Cai, Zhanzheng Zhao, David Simmons

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical performance and protein-energy wasting in patients treated with nocturnal haemodialysis compared to conventional haemodialysis: protocol of the DiapriFIT study

Manouk Dam, Floor Neelemaat, Trudeke Struijk-Wielinga, Peter J. Weijs, Brigit C. van Jaarsveld

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Statin use and hip fractures in U.S. kidney transplant recipients

Chandan Vangala, Colin R. Lenihan, Maria E. Montez-Rath, Sumi Sukumaran Nair, Sankar D. Navaneethan, Venkat Ramanathan, Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute kidney injury during pregnancy and puerperium: a retrospective study in a single center

Chunhong Huang, Shanying Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect on non-vascular outcomes of lowering LDL cholesterol in patients with chronic kidney disease: results from the Study of Heart and Renal Protection

C. Reith, N. Staplin, W. G. Herrington, W. Stevens, J. Emberson, R. Haynes, M. Mafham, J. Armitage, A. Cass, J. C. Craig, L. Jiang, T. Pedersen, C. Baigent, M. J. Landray, on behalf of the SHARP Collaborative Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frailty in end-stage renal disease: comparing patient, caregiver, and clinician perspectives

David A. Clark, Usman Khan, Bryce A. Kiberd, Colin C. Turner, Alison Dixon, David Landry, Heather C. Moffatt, Paige A. Moorhouse, Karthik K. Tennankore

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phosphate binders affect vitamin K concentration by undesired binding, an in vitro study

A. Neradova, S. P. Schumacher, I. Hubeek, P. Lux, L. J. Schurgers, M. G. Vervloet

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of continuous renal replacement therapy on renal outcomes in dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury may be related to the baseline kidney function

Marisa Aparecida de Souza Oliveira, Thais Oliveira Claizoni dos Santos, Julio Cesar Martins Monte, Marcelo Costa Batista, Virgilio Gonçalves Pereira Jr, Bento Fortunato Cardoso dos Santos, Oscar Fernando Pavão Santos, Marcelino de Souza Durão Jr

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low mean perfusion pressure is a risk factor for progression of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients – A retrospective analysis

Marlies Ostermann, Anna Hall, Siobhan Crichton

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury from a Chinese cross-sectional study: patient, clinical, socioeconomic and health service predictors of treatment

Fang Wang, Daqing Hong, Yafang Wang, Yunlin Feng, Li Wang, Li Yang, ISN AKF 0 by 25 China Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

T-cells contribute to hypertension but not to renal injury in mice with subtotal nephrectomy

Nynke R. Oosterhuis, Diana A. Papazova, Hendrik Gremmels, Jaap A. Joles, Marianne C. Verhaar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in physical activity and risk of all-cause mortality in patients on maintence hemodialysis: a retrospective cohort study

Takahiro Shimoda, Ryota Matsuzawa, Kei Yoneki, Manae Harada, Takaaki Watanabe, Mika Matsumoto, Atsushi Yoshida, Yasuo Takeuchi, Atsuhiko Matsunaga

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the utility and scalability of a telehomecare intervention for patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing peritoneal dialysis—a study protocol

Lianne Jeffs, Arsh Kumar Jain, Rachel HiuTung Man, Nike Onabajo, Laura Desveaux, James Shaw, Jennifer Hensel, Payal Agarwal, Marianne Saragosa, Trevor Jamieson, Ivy Wong, Maria Maione, R. Sacha Bhatia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patterns of use and appropriateness of antibiotics prescribed to patients receiving haemodialysis: an observational study

Katrina Hui, Michelle Nalder, Kirsty Buising, Aspasia Pefanis, Khai Y Ooi, Eugenie Pedagogos, Craig Nelson, Carl M. J. Kirkpatrick, David C. M. Kong

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ultrastructural deposits appearing as “zebra bodies” in renal biopsy: Fabry disease?– comparative case reports

Precil Diego Miranda de Menezes Neves, Juliana Reis Machado, Fabiano Bichuette Custódio, Maria Luíza Gonçalves dos Reis Monteiro, Shigueo Iwamoto, Marlene Freire, Marisa França Ferreira, Marlene Antônia dos Reis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of cognitive impairment in kidney transplant recipients

Aditi Gupta, Jonathan D. Mahnken, David K. Johnson, Tashra S. Thomas, Dipti Subramaniam, Tyler Polshak, Imran Gani, G. John Chen, Jeffrey M. Burns, Mark J. Sarnak

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical improvement of renal amyloidosis in a patient with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis who received tocilizumab treatment: a case report and literature review

Songkiat Chantarogh, Soamarat Vilaiyuk, Thipwimol Tim-Aroon, Suchin Worawichawong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between urbanization and reduced renal function: findings from the China Health and Nutrition Survey

Yosuke Inoue, Annie Green Howard, Amanda L. Thompson, Michelle A. Mendez, Amy H. Herring, Penny Gordon-Larsen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin D receptor activation reduces inflammatory cytokines and plasma MicroRNAs in moderate chronic kidney disease – a randomized trial

Ladan Mansouri, Kristina Lundwall, Ali Moshfegh, Stefan H. Jacobson, Joachim Lundahl, Jonas Spaak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification of chronic kidney disease patient characteristics influencing the renoprotective effects of febuxostat therapy: a retrospective follow-up study

Akinori Yamaguchi, Makoto Harada, Yosuke Yamada, Koji Hashimoto, Yuji Kamijo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk of acute kidney injury and survival in patients treated with Metformin: an observational cohort study

Samira Bell, Bassam Farran, Stuart McGurnaghan, Rory J. McCrimmon, Graham P Leese, John R Petrie, Paul McKeigue, Naveed Sattar, Sarah Wild, John McKnight, Robert Lindsay, Helen M. Colhoun, Helen Looker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased resistance of gram-negative urinary pathogens after kidney transplantation

Johannes Korth, Julia Kukalla, Peter-Michael Rath, Sebastian Dolff, Marco Krull, Hana Guberina, Anja Bienholz, Benjamin Wilde, Stefan Becker, Birgit Ross, Olympia Evdoxia Anastasiou, Andreas Kribben, Oliver Witzke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polymorphisms of T helper cell cytokine-associated genes and survival of hemodialysis patients – a prospective study

Alicja E. Grzegorzewska, Monika K. Świderska, Adrianna Mostowska, Wojciech Warchoł, Paweł P. Jagodziński

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Periodontitis and early mortality among adults treated with hemodialysis: a multinational propensity-matched cohort study

Marinella Ruospo, Suetonia C Palmer, Germaine Wong, Jonathan C Craig, Massimo Petruzzi, Michele De Benedittis, Pauline Ford, David W Johnson, Marcello Tonelli, Patrizia Natale, Valeria Saglimbene, Fabio Pellegrini, Eduardo Celia, Ruben Gelfman, Miguel R Leal, Marietta Torok, Paul Stroumza, Anna Bednarek-Skublewska, Jan Dulawa, Luc Frantzen, Domingo del Castillo, Staffan Schon, Amparo G Bernat, Jorgen Hegbrant, Charlotta Wollheim, Letizia Gargano, Casper P. Bots, Giovanni FM Strippoli, on behalf of the ORALD Investigators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Medication adherence perspectives in haemodialysis patients: a qualitative study

Saurav Ghimire, Ronald L. Castelino, Matthew D. Jose, Syed Tabish R. Zaidi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical outcomes of linezolid and vancomycin in patients with nosocomial pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus stratified by baseline renal function: a retrospective, cohort analysis

Ping Liu, Blair Capitano, Amy Stein, Ali A. El-Solh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of disease severity markers on quality of life in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression

Myrte K. Neijenhuis, Wietske Kievit, Ronald D. Perrone, Jeff A. Sloan, Patricia Erwin, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Tom J. G. Gevers, Marie C. Hogan, Joost P. H. Drenth

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combined proximal tubulopathy, crystal-storing histiocytosis, and cast nephropathy in a patient with light chain multiple myeloma

Chung-Kuan Wu, An-Hang Yang, Hung-Chih Lai, Bing-Shi Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A retrospective study to assess the evaluation of living related kidney donors and their outcomes following nephrectomy at Kenyatta National Hospital

A. Muturi, V. Kotecha, S. Kanyi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary neprilysin in the critically ill patient

Sahra Pajenda, Karl Mechtler, Ludwig Wagner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic performance of serum blood urea nitrogen to creatinine ratio for distinguishing prerenal from intrinsic acute kidney injury in the emergency department

Guillaume Manoeuvrier, Kalyane Bach-Ngohou, Eric Batard, Damien Masson, David Trewick

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal association clinical practice guideline in post-operative care in the kidney transplant recipient

Richard J. Baker, Patrick B. Mark, Rajan K. Patel, Kate K. Stevens, Nicholas Palmer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modern peptide biomarkers and echocardiography in cardiac healthy haemodialysis patients

Franz Maximilian Rasche, Stephan Stoebe, Thomas Ebert, Silvana Feige, Andreas Hagendorff, Wilma Gertrud Rasche, Filip Barinka, Volker Busch, Ulrich Sack, Jochen G. Schneider, Stephan Schiekofer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Timing of commencement of maintenance dialysis and mortality in young and older adults in Singapore

Liang Feng, Ai Zhen Jin, John Carson Allen, Khuan Yew Chow, Tazeen Hasan Jafar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary TIMP-2 and IGFBP7 for the prediction of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery

Yimei Wang, Zhouping Zou, Jifu Jin, Jie Teng, Jiarui Xu, Bo Shen, Wuhua Jiang, Yamin Zhuang, Lan Liu, Zhe Luo, Chunsheng Wang, Xiaoqiang Ding

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment adherence and perception in patients on maintenance hemodialysis: a cross – sectional study from Palestine

Karam Sh. Naalweh, Mohammad A. Barakat, Moutaz W. Sweileh, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Waleed M. Sweileh, Sa’ed H. Zyoud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Serum micro-rna profiles in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease according to hypertension and renal function

Ismail Kocyigit, Serpil Taheri, Elif Funda Sener, Eray Eroglu, Fahir Ozturk, Aydin Unal, Kezban Korkmaz, Gokmen Zararsiz, Murat Hayri Sipahioglu, Yusuf Ozkul, Bulent Tokgoz, Oktay Oymak, Tevfik Ecder, Jonas Axelsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of physical activity, capacity and nutritional status in elderly peritoneal dialysis patients

Adamasco Cupisti, Claudia D’Alessandro, Viviana Finato, Claudia Del Corso, Battista Catania, Gian Marco Caselli, Maria Francesca Egidi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Approach to growth hormone therapy in children with chronic kidney disease varies across North America: the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium report

Oleh M. Akchurin, Amy J. Kogon, Juhi Kumar, Christine B. Sethna, Hoda T. Hammad, Paul J. Christos, John D. Mahan, Larry A. Greenbaum, Robert Woroniecki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of acute renal denervation on kidney perfusion and metabolism in experimental septic shock

Emiel Hendrik Post, Fuhong Su, Koji Hosokawa, Fabio Silvio Taccone, Antoine Herpain, Jacques Creteur, Daniel De Backer, Jean-Louis Vincent

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular differences in susceptibility of the kidney to sepsis-induced kidney injury

Martin Matejovic, Lenka Valesova, Jan Benes, Roman Sykora, Roman Hrstka, Jiri Chvojka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The incidence, risk factors and in-hospital mortality of acute kidney injury in patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair surgery

Ying Tang, Junzhe Chen, Kai Huang, Dan Luo, Peifen Liang, Min Feng, Wenxin Chai, Erik Fung, Hui Yao Lan, Anping Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Target weight achievement and ultrafiltration rate thresholds: potential patient implications

Jennifer E. Flythe, Magdalene M. Assimon, Robert A. Overman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis on mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Hongjian Ye, Qian Zhou, Li Fan, Qunying Guo, Haiping Mao, Fengxian Huang, Xueqing Yu, Xiao Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety of low-molecular-weight heparin compared to unfractionated heparin in hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hind Harrak Lazrak, Émilie René, Naoual Elftouh, Martine Leblanc, Jean-Philippe Lafrance

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reduced Kidney Function, Albuminuria, and Risks for All-cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in China: A Population-based Cohort Study

Jinwei Wang, Fang Wang, Shiwei Liu, Maigeng Zhou, Luxia Zhang, Minghui Zhao

01.12.2017 | Database | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CKD.QLD: establishment of a chronic kidney disease [CKD] registry in Queensland, Australia

Sree K. Venuthurupalli, Wendy E. Hoy, Helen G. Healy, Anne Cameron, Robert G. Fassett

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

White blood cell count predicts the odds of kidney function decline in a Chinese community-based population

Fangfang Fan, Jia Jia, Jianping Li, Yong Huo, Yan Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High Dephosphorylated-Uncarboxylated MGP in Hemodialysis patients: risk factors and response to vitamin K2, A pre-post intervention clinical trial

Mabel Aoun, Maha Makki, Hiba Azar, Hiam Matta, Dania Nehme Chelala

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome is independently associated with a mildly reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate: a cross-sectional study

Wen Hu, Xiao-Juan Wu, Yao-Jun Ni, Hai-Rong Hao, Wei-Nan Yu, Hong-Wen Zhou

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

End-stage kidney disease in patient with epidermolysis bullosa - what are the treatment options? – case report

Michał Małecki, Maciej Domański, Kazimierz Ciechanowski

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effect of rutin supplementation against cisplatin-induced Nephrotoxicity in rats

Ali R. Alhoshani, Mohamed M. Hafez, Sufia Husain, Abdel Malek Al-sheikh, Moureq R. Alotaibi, Salim S. Al Rejaie, Musaad A. Alshammari, Mashal M. Almutairi, Othman A. Al-Shabanah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Unusual clinical outcome of primary Hyperoxaluria type 1 in Tunisian patients carrying 33_34InsC mutation

Ibtihel Benhaj Mbarek, Saoussen Mdimeg, Amira Moussa, Dorsaf Zellama, Hayat Kaarout, Jaouida Abdelmoula, Abdellatif Achour, Saoussen Abroug, Asma Omezzine, Ali Bouslama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renin-angiotensin system blockers and residual kidney function loss in patients initiating peritoneal dialysis: an observational cohort study

Jenny I. Shen, Anjali B. Saxena, Sitaram Vangala, Satvinder K. Dhaliwal, Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Religious coping methods predict depression and quality of life among end-stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis: a cross-sectional study

Paulo Roberto Santos, José Roberto Frota Gomes Capote Júnior, José Renan Miranda Cavalcante Filho, Ticianne Pinto Ferreira, José Nilson Gadelha dos Santos Filho, Stênio da Silva Oliveira

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of home-based exercise on pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients: a randomized pilot and feasibility trial

Koji Hiraki, Yugo Shibagaki, Kazuhiro P. Izawa, Chiharu Hotta, Akiko Wakamiya, Tsutomu Sakurada, Takashi Yasuda, Kenjiro Kimura

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Screening for chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka: usability of surrogate biomarkers over dipstick proteinuria

Samantha Ratnayake, Zeid Badurdeen, Nishantha Nanayakkara, Tilak Abeysekara, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga, Ranjith Kumarasiri

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment decisions for older adults with advanced chronic kidney disease

Steven J. Rosansky, Jane Schell, Joseph Shega, Jennifer Scherer, Laurie Jacobs, Cecile Couchoud, Deidra Crews, Matthew McNabney

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Membranous nephropathy: a retrospective observational study of membranous nephropathy in north east and central London

Sanjana Gupta, John Connolly, Ruth J Pepper, Stephen B Walsh, Magdi M Yaqoob, Robert Kleta, Neil Ashman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

C-terminal fragment of agrin (CAF) levels predict acute kidney injury after acute myocardial infarction

Spyridon Arampatzis, Georgios Chalikias, Vasilios Devetzis, Stavros Konstantinides, Uyen Huynh-Do, Dimitrios Tziakas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence and diagnosis of Acute kidney injury in hospitalized adult patients: a retrospective observational study in a tertiary teaching Hospital in Southeast China

Xiaoyan Cheng, Buyun Wu, Yun Liu, Huijuan Mao, Changying Xing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Deviations from the expected relationship between serum FGF23 and other markers in children with CKD: a cross-sectional study

Daisy Liu, Ana Catalina Alvarez-Elías, Brooke Wile, Vladimir Belostotsky, Guido Filler

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progression of chronic kidney disease: an illness-death model approach

Phisitt Vejakama, Atiporn Ingsathit, Mark McEvoy, John Attia, Ammarin Thakkinstian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers on cardiovascular events and residual renal function in dialysis patients: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Youxia Liu, Xinxin Ma, Jie Zheng, Junya Jia, Tiekun Yan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

End stage renal disease in French Guiana (data from R.E.I.N registry): South American or French?

Dévi Rita Rochemont, Mohamed Meddeb, Raoul Roura, Cécile Couchoud, Mathieu Nacher, Célia Basurko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polyethyleneimine-treated polyacrylonitrile membrane hemofilter for critically ill patients receiving anticoagulant-free prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapy: a single-center, prospective, self-controlled pilot study

Tao Su, Qizhuang Jin, Zhongyuan Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sustained hyperosmolarity increses TGF-ß1 and Egr-1 expression in the rat renal medulla

Miklós M. Mózes, Petra Szoleczky, László Rosivall, Gábor Kökény

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Worldwide view of nephropathic cystinosis: results from a survey from 30 countries

Aurélia Bertholet-Thomas, Julien Berthiller, Velibor Tasic, Behrouz Kassai, Hasan Otukesh, Marcella Greco, Jochen Ehrich, Rejane de Paula Bernardes, Georges Deschênes, Sally-Ann Hulton, Michel Fischbach, Kenza Soulami, Bassam Saeed, Ehsan Valavi, Carlos Jose Cobenas, Bülent Hacihamdioglu, Gabrielle Weiler, Pierre Cochat, Justine Bacchetta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of baseline, longitudinal serum high-sensitive C-reactive protein and its change with mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Wei Li, Liping Xiong, Li Fan, Yating Wang, Xuan Peng, Rong Rong, Yagui Qiu, Jiani Shen, Jianxiong Lin, Xueqing Yu, Haiping Mao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges and outcomes of haemodialysis among patients presenting with kidney diseases in Dodoma, Tanzania

Alfred J. Meremo, David P. Ngilangwa, Masumbuko Y. Mwashambwa, Matobogolo B. Masalu, Janet Kapinga, Rehema Tagalile, Issa Sabi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

White matter damage in maintenance hemodialysis patients: a diffusion tensor imaging study

David A. Drew, Bang-Bon Koo, Rafeeque Bhadelia, Daniel E. Weiner, Sarah Duncan, Maria Mendoza-De la Garza, Aditi Gupta, Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy Scott, Mark J. Sarnak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding barriers to medication, dietary, and lifestyle treatments prescribed in polycystic kidney disease

Wen-Ching Tran, David Huynh, Tea Chan, Catherine A. Chesla, Meyeon Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transplant tourism among kidney transplant patients in Eastern Nigeria

U. H. Okafor

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incremental short daily home hemodialysis: a case series

Stephanie M. Toth-Manikowski, Surekha Mullangi, Seungyoung Hwang, Tariq Shafi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life as indicator of poor outcome in hemodialysis: relation with mortality in different age groups

I. N. van Loon, M. L. Bots, F. T. J. Boereboom, M. P. C. Grooteman, P. J. Blankestijn, M. A. van den Dorpel, M. J. Nubé, P. M. Ter Wee, M. C. Verhaar, M. E. Hamaker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinalysis findings and urinary kidney injury biomarker concentrations

Girish N. Nadkarni, Steven G. Coca, Allison Meisner, Shanti Patel, Kathleen F. Kerr, Uptal D. Patel, Jay L. Koyner, Amit X. Garg, Heather Thiessen Philbrook, Charles L. Edelstein, Michael Shlipak, Joe El-Khoury, Chirag R. Parikh, on behalf of the TRIBE-AKI Consortium Investigators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Circulating osteoprotegerin is associated with chronic kidney disease in hypertensive patients

Stella Bernardi, Barbara Toffoli, Fleur Bossi, Riccardo Candido, Elisabetta Stenner, Renzo Carretta, Fabio Barbone, Bruno Fabris

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nephron development and extrarenal features in a child with congenital nephrotic syndrome caused by null LAMB2 mutations

Jiro Kino, Hiroyasu Tsukaguchi, Takahisa Kimata, Huan Thanh Nguyen, Yorika Nakano, Noriko Miyake, Naomichi Matsumoto, Kazunari Kaneko

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Successful treatment of a patient with refractory nephrotic syndrome with PCSK9 inhibitors: a case report

Yuki Awanami, Makoto Fukuda, Yasunori Nonaka, Tsuyoshi Takashima, Keiichiro Matsumoto, Masatora Yamasaki, Motoaki Miyazono, Yuji Ikeda

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CRRTnet: a prospective, multi-national, observational study of continuous renal replacement therapy practices

Michael Heung, Sean M. Bagshaw, Andrew A. House, Luis A. Juncos, Robin Piazza, Stuart L. Goldstein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating the feasibility of the KDIGO CKD referral recommendations

Karandeep Singh, Sushrut S. Waikar, Lipika Samal

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of thrombectomy and diffusion-weighted imaging with MRI in post-transplant renal vein thrombosis: a case report

Paraish Misra, Anish Kirpalani, General Leung, Paraskevi A. Vlachou, Jason Y. Lee, Serge Jothy, Jeffrey Zaltzman, Darren A. Yuen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The attenuation of renal fibrosis by histone deacetylase inhibitors is associated with the plasticity of FOXP3+IL-17+ T cells

Wen-Pyng Wu, Yi-Giien Tsai, Tze-Yi Lin, Ming-Ju Wu, Ching-Yuang Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CKD-EPI creatinine-cystatin C glomerular filtration rate estimation equation seems more suitable for Chinese patients with chronic kidney disease than other equations

Xiao-Hua Chi, Gui-Ping Li, Quan-Shi Wang, Yong-Shuai Qi, Kai Huang, Qian Zhang, Yao-ming Xue

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Response to immunosuppressive therapy in PLA2R- associated and non-PLA2R- associated idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a retrospective, multicenter cohort study

Jia Wang, Qionghong Xie, Zhuxing Sun, Ningxin Xu, Yan Li, Liang Wang, Shaojun Liu, Jun Xue, Chuan-Ming Hao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Symptom burden in chronic kidney disease; a population based cross sectional study

Sameera Senanayake, Nalika Gunawardena, Paba Palihawadana, Palitha Bandara, Rashan Haniffa, R Karunarathna, Priyantha Kumara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Serum lactate level and mortality in metformin-associated lactic acidosis requiring renal replacement therapy: a systematic review of case reports and case series

Hung-Chieh Yeh, I-Wen Ting, Ching-Wei Tsai, Jenn-Yu Wu, Chin-Chi Kuo

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fainting Fanconi syndrome clarified by proxy: a case report

Stephen Benedict Walsh, Robert Unwin, Robert Kleta, William van’t Hoff, Paul Bass, Khalid Hussain, Sian Ellard, Detlef Bockenhauer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased C4 and decreased C3 levels are associated with a poor prognosis in patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy: a retrospective study

Min Pan, Ji Zhang, Zhanyuan Li, Lingwei Jin, Yu Zheng, Zhihong Zhou, Su Zhen, Guoyuan Lu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intermedin attenuates renal fibrosis by induction of heme oxygenase-1 in rats with unilateral ureteral obstruction

Xi Qiao, Lihua Wang, Yanhong Wang, Xiaole Su, Yufeng Qiao, Yun Fan, Zhiqiang Peng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Performance of urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, clusterin, and cystatin C in predicting diabetic kidney disease and diabetic microalbuminuria: a consecutive cohort study

Xian-Fei Zeng, Dong-Xue Lu, Jun-Min Li, Yun Tan, Zhuo Li, Lei Zhou, Zeng-Qian Xi, Shu-Miao Zhang, Wei Duan

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Discovery of a novel dominant mutation in the REN gene after forty years of renal disease: a case report

Rhian L. Clissold, Helen C. Clarke, Olivera Spasic-Boskovic, Kim Brugger, Stephen Abbs, Coralie Bingham, Charles Shaw-Smith

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Endotoxemia is associated with acute coronary syndrome in patients with end stage kidney disease

Chien-Chin Hsu, Tsui-Shan Wei, Chien-Cheng Huang, Yi-Ming Chen

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: screening for chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka: usability of surrogate biomarkers over dipstick proteinuria

BMC Nephrology

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Warfarin-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis in combination therapy of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis: a case report

Katsuaki Kasahara, Yoshimitsu Gotoh, Yoshiyuki Kuroyanagi, China Nagano

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Blood volume-monitored regulation of ultrafiltration to decrease the dry weight in fluid-overloaded hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled trial

Marlies Antlanger, Peter Josten, Michael Kammer, Isabella Exner, Katharina Lorenz-Turnheim, Manfred Eigner, Gernot Paul, Renate Klauser-Braun, Gere Sunder-Plassmann, Marcus D. Säemann, Manfred Hecking

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term renal survival of γ3-heavy chain deposition disease: a case report

Takayuki Katsuno, Shige Mizuno, Masatsuna Mabuchi, Naotake Tsuboi, Atsushi Komatsuda, Shoichi Maruyama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk scores to predict decreased glomerular filtration rate at 10 years in an Asian general population

Krittika Saranburut, Prin Vathesatogkit, Nisakron Thongmung, Anchalee Chittamma, Somlak Vanavanan, Tuangrat Tangstheanphan, Piyamitr Sritara, Chagriya Kitiyakara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal and geographical external validation study and extension of the Mayo Clinic prediction model to predict eGFR in the younger population of Swiss ADPKD patients

Laura Girardat-Rotar, Julia Braun, Milo A. Puhan, Alison G. Abraham, Andreas L. Serra

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rhabdomyolysis in an HIV cohort: epidemiology, causes and outcomes

Sahar H. Koubar, Michelle M. Estrella, Rugmini Warrier, Richard D. Moore, Gregory M. Lucas, Mohamed G. Atta, Derek M. Fine

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hemolytic uremic syndrome as the presenting manifestation of WT1 mutation and Denys-Drash syndrome: a case report

Joseph L. Alge, Scott E. Wenderfer, John Hicks, Mir Reza Bekheirnia, Deborah A. Schady, Jamey S. Kain, Michael C. Braun

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal trends of dialysis requiring acute kidney injury after orthotopic cardiac and liver transplant hospitalizations

Girish N. Nadkarni, Kinsuk Chauhan, Achint Patel, Aparna Saha, Priti Poojary, Sunil Kamat, Shanti Patel, Rocco Ferrandino, Ioannis Konstantinidis, Pranav S. Garimella, Madhav C. Menon, Charuhas V. Thakar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with IgA nephropathy: an update meta-analysis

Bing Du, Ye Jia, Wenhua Zhou, Xu Min, Lining Miao, Wenpeng Cui

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Peruvian primary care setting

Percy Herrera-Añazco, Alvaro Taype-Rondan, María Lazo-Porras, E. Alberto Quintanilla, Victor Manuel Ortiz-Soriano, Adrian V. Hernandez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiple myeloma can be accurately diagnosed in acute kidney injury patients using a rapid serum free light chain test

Jennifer L. J. Heaney, John P. Campbell, Punit Yadav, Ann E. Griffin, Meena Shemar, Jennifer H. Pinney, Mark T. Drayson

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Beneficial effect of kidney transplantation from a deceased donor on severe chronic refractory intradialytic hypotension – a case report

Ewa Ignacak, Dominik Cieniawski, Alina Bętkowska-Prokop, Czesław Osuch, Marek Kuźniewski, Władysław Sułowicz

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erythema nodosum masking nephrogenic systemic fibrosis as initial skin manifestation

Kar Wah Fuah, Christopher Thiam Seong Lim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CD133+ cells are associated with ADIPOCYTOKINES and endothelial dysfunction in hemodialysis patients

Abdullah Ozkok, Riza Atas, Suzan Adin Cinar, Akar Yilmaz, Esin Aktas, Gunnur Deniz, Alaattin Yildiz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Indole 3-acetic acid, indoxyl sulfate and paracresyl-sulfate do not influence anemia parameters in hemodialysis patients

Stanislas Bataille, Marion Pelletier, Marion Sallée, Yvon Berland, Nathalie McKay, Ariane Duval, Stéphanie Gentile, Yosra Mouelhi, Philippe Brunet, Stéphane Burtey

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The biobank for the molecular classification of kidney disease: research translation and precision medicine in nephrology

Daniel A. Muruve, Michelle C. Mann, Kevin Chapman, Josee F. Wong, Pietro Ravani, Stacey A. Page, Hallgrimur Benediktsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hemodialysis patients’ preferences for the management of anemia

Brett Hauber, John Caloyeras, Joshua Posner, Deborah Brommage, Spiros Tzivelekis, Allan Pollock

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hemodialysis patients’ preferences for the management of secondary hyperparathyroidism

Brett Hauber, John Caloyeras, Joshua Posner, Deborah Brommage, Vasily Belozeroff, Kerry Cooper

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictive factors and prevalence of microalbuminuria in HIV-infected patients: a cross-sectional analysis

Katia Falasca, Marta Di Nicola, Italo Porfilio, Claudio Ucciferri, Elisabetta Schiaroli, Chiara Gabrielli, Daniela Francisci, Jacopo Vecchiet

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug induced acute kidney injury in the community dwelling general population and people with chronic kidney disease: systematic review and meta-analysis

Xinyu Zhang, Peter T Donnan, Samira Bell, Bruce Guthrie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prediction of new onset of end stage renal disease in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus – a population-based retrospective cohort study

Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Daniel Yee Tak Fong, Colman Siu Cheung Fung, Esther Yee Tak Yu, Weng Yee Chin, Anca Ka Chun Chan, Cindy Lo Kuen Lam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of restless legs syndrome and mortality in end-stage renal disease: an analysis of the United States Renal Data System (USRDS)

Joseph J. DeFerio, Usha Govindarajulu, Amarpali Brar, Daniel Cukor, Kathleen G. Lee, Moro O. Salifu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Internet and social network users’ profiles in Renal Transplant Recipients in France

Yosra Mouelhi, Marine Alessandrini, Vanessa Pauly, Bertrand Dussol, Stéphanie Gentile

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of IgM deposits on the outcome of Nephrotic syndrome in children

Sandra Juozapaite, Rimante Cerkauskiene, Arvydas Laurinavicius, Augustina Jankauskiene

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Successful treatment of highly advanced immunoglobulin G4-related kidney disease presenting renal mass-like regions with end-stage kidney failure: a case study

Hiroyuki Ono, Taichi Murakami, Akira Mima, Eriko Shibata, Masanori Tamaki, Sakiya Yoshimoto, Sayo Ueda, Fumi Kishi, Seiji Kishi, Takashi Kawanaka, Motokazu Matsuura, Kojiro Nagai, Hideharu Abe, Masashi Harada, Toshio Doi

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Thrombotic microangiopathy associated with Valproic acid toxicity

Sean A. Hebert, Timothy P. Bohan, Christian L. Erikson, Rita D. Swinford

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin to predict renal response after induction therapy in active lupus nephritis

Bancha Satirapoj, Chagriya Kitiyakara, Asada Leelahavanichkul, Yingyos Avihingsanon, Ouppatham Supasyndh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparison of early versus late initiation of renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Xiao-mei Yang, Guo-wei Tu, Ji-li Zheng, Bo Shen, Guo-guang Ma, Guang-wei Hao, Jian Gao, Zhe Luo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of renal perfusion and structural heterogeneity on shear wave elastography of the kidney: an in vivo and ex vivo study

Xiaona Liu, Na Li, Tao Xu, Fang Sun, Rui Li, Qimin Gao, Lianxiang Chen, Chaoyang Wen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for characterization of kidney lesions in patients with and without chronic kidney disease

Emily Hueywen Chang, Wui Kheong Chong, Sandeep Kumar Kasoji, Julia Rose Fielding, Ersan Altun, Lee B. Mullin, Jung In Kim, Jason Peter Fine, Paul Alexander Dayton, Wendy Kimryn Rathmell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The analysis of APOL1 genetic variation and haplotype diversity provided by 1000 Genomes project

Ting Peng, Li Wang, Guisen Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of tolvaptan on renal handling of water and sodium, GFR and central hemodynamics in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease during inhibition of the nitric oxide system: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double blind, crossover study

Safa Al Therwani, My Emma Sofie Malmberg, Jeppe Bakkestroem Rosenbaek, Jesper Noergaard Bech, Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between periodontal disease and mortality in people with CKD: a meta-analysis of cohort studies

Jian Zhang, Hong Jiang, Min Sun, Jianghua Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology and outcomes of Endophthalmitis in chronic dialysis patients: a 13-year experience in a tertiary referral center in Taiwan

George Kuo, Yueh-An Lu, Wei-Chiao Sun, Chao-Yu Chen, Huang-Kai Kao, YuJr Lin, Chia-Hui Lee, Cheng-Chieh Hung, Ya-Chung Tian, Hsiang-Hao Hsu

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Nephron development and extrarenal features in a child with congenital nephrotic syndrome caused by null LAMB2 mutations

Jiro Kin, Hiroyasu Tsukaguchi, Takahisa Kimata, Huan Thanh Nguyen, Yorika Nakano, Noriko Miyake, Naomichi Matsumoto, Kazunari Kaneko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative efficacy and safety of paricalcitol versus vitamin D receptor activators for dialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Yifeng Xie, Peiling Su, Yifan Sun, Hongsheng Zhang, Rong Zhao, Liang Li, Lanfen Meng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The dynamics of the metabolism of acetate and bicarbonate associated with use of hemodialysates in the ABChD trial: a phase IV, prospective, single center, single blind, randomized, cross-over, two week investigation

William B. Smith, Sandy Gibson, George E. Newman, Kendra S. Hendon, Margarita Askelson, James Zhao, Jamil Hantash, Brigid Flanagan, John W. Larkin, Len A. Usvyat, Ravi I. Thadhani, Franklin W. Maddux

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Minding the gap and overlap: a literature review of fragmentation of primary care for chronic dialysis patients

Virginia Wang, Clarissa J. Diamantidis, JaNell Wylie, Raquel C. Greer

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nephrolithiasis and Osteomalacia associated with adefovir-induced Fanconi syndrome in a patient with hepatitis B

Jueying Lin, Yufeng Zhuo, Dongdong Zhang

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urbanization and kidney function decline in low and middle income countries

Ram Jagannathan, Rachel E. Patzer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reverse epidemiology of elevated blood pressure among chronic hemodialysis black patients with stroke: a historical cohort study

Yannick Nlandu, François Lepira, Jean-Robert Makulo, Yannick Engole, Ernest Sumaili, Marie-Noelle Wameso, Vieux Mokoli, Jeannine Luse, Augustin Longo, Chantal Zinga, Pierre Akilimali, Aliocha Nkodila, Mélanie Bavassa, François Kajingulu, Justine Bukabau, Nazaire Nseka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

No increase in small-solute transport in peritoneal dialysis patients treated without hypertonic glucose for fifty-four months

Dominique Pagniez, Alain Duhamel, Eric Boulanger, Celia Lessore de Sainte Foy, Jean-Baptiste Beuscart

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A mixed-methods investigation of incident Hemodialysis access in a safety-net population

Nicole C. Rich, Shant M. Vartanian, Shimi Sharief, Daniel J. Freitas, Delphine S. Tuot

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Local CD34-positive capillaries decrease in mouse models of kidney disease associating with the severity of glomerular and tubulointerstitial lesions

Md Abdul Masum, Osamu Ichii, Yaser Hosny Ali Elewa, Teppei Nakamura, Yasuhiro Kon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progression of arterial stiffness is associated with changes in bone mineral markers in advanced CKD

Rathika Krishnasamy, Sven-Jean Tan, Carmel M. Hawley, David W. Johnson, Tony Stanton, Kevin Lee, David W. Mudge, Scott Campbell, Grahame J. Elder, Nigel D. Toussaint, Nicole M. Isbel

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic dialysis, NAT2 polymorphisms, and the risk of isoniazid-induced encephalopathy – case report and literature review

Stefan Matei Constantinescu, Benoit Buysschaert, Vincent Haufroid, Franck Broly, Michel Jadoul, Johann Morelle

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Projecting prevalence, costs and evaluating simulated interventions for diabetic end stage renal disease in a Canadian population of aboriginal and non-aboriginal people: an agent based approach

Amy Gao, Nathaniel D. Osgood, Ying Jiang, Roland F. Dyck

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bone turnover markers are associated with bone density, but not with fracture in end stage kidney disease: a cross-sectional study

Hanne Skou Jørgensen, Simon Winther, Morten Bøttcher, Ellen-Margrethe Hauge, Lars Rejnmark, My Svensson, Per Ivarsen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Doxycycline treatment in dialysis related amyloidosis: discrepancy between antalgic effect and inflammation, studied with FDG-positron emission tomography: a case report

Giorgina Barbara Piccoli, Mammar Hachemi, Ida Molfino, Jean Philippe Coindre, Charles Boursot

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A chronic hemodialysis patient with isolated pulmonary valve infective endocarditis caused by non-albicans Candida: a rare case and literature review

Chih-Hao Chang, Myo-Ming Huang, Dong-Feng Yeih, Kuo-Cheng Lu, Yi-Chou Hou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase (IDO) increases during renal fibrogenesis and its inhibition potentiates TGF-β 1-induced epithelial to mesenchymal transition

Luiz Henrique Gomes Matheus, Gislene Mendes Simão, Taíssa Altieri Amaral, Rodrigo Barbosa Oliveira Brito, Camila Soares Malta, Yves Silva Teles Matos, Alexandre Chagas Santana, Gabriela Gomes Cardoso Rodrigues, Maria Clara Albejante, Erna Elisabeth Bach, Maria Aparecida Dalboni, Cleber Pinto Camacho, Humberto Dellê

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fibronectin glomerulopathy complicated with persistent cloaca and congenital esophageal atresia: a case report and literature review

Misaki Takii, Takaichi Suehiro, Aya Shima, Hideki Yotsueda, Satoshi Hisano, Ritsuko Katafuchi

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of Acute Renal Injury Study (PARIS) among HIV-positive individuals: design and methods

Celia P. Corona-Villalobos, Michael G. Shlipak, Adrienne Tin, Chirag Parikh, Richard D. Moore, Eric Vittinghoff, Jose Manuel Monroy-Trujillo, Mohamed G. Atta, Michelle M. Estrella

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Serum osteoprotegerin in prevalent hemodialysis patients: associations with mortality, atherosclerosis and cardiac function

Sílvia Collado, Elisabeth Coll, Carlos Nicolau, Manel Azqueta, Mercedes Pons, Josep M Cruzado, Bernat de la Torre, Ramón Deulofeu, Sergi Mojal, Julio Pascual, Aleix Cases

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations of genetic variants of endothelin with cardiovascular complications in patients with renal failure

Chih-Chin Kao, Shih-Ying Cheng, Mei-Yi Wu, Shu-Chen Chien, Hsing-Fang Lu, Yu-Wen Hsu, Yan-Feng Zhang, Mai-Szu Wu, Wei-Chiao Chang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification of adenylyl cyclase isoforms mediating parathyroid hormone- and calcitonin-stimulated cyclic AMP accumulation in distal tubule cells

Wararat Kittikulsuth, Peter A. Friedman, Alfred van Hoek, Yang Gao, Donald E. Kohan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with foot ulceration and amputation in adults on dialysis: a cross-sectional observational study

Michelle R. Kaminski, Anita Raspovic, Lawrence P. McMahon, Katrina A. Lambert, Bircan Erbas, Peter F. Mount, Peter G. Kerr, Karl B. Landorf

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of blood flow restriction exercise during dialysis for end stage kidney disease patients: protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Matthew J. Clarkson, Steve F. Fraser, Paul N. Bennett, Lawrence P. McMahon, Catherine Brumby, Stuart A. Warmington

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of plasma potassium with mortality and end-stage kidney disease in patients with chronic kidney disease under nephrologist care - The NephroTest study

Sandra Wagner, Marie Metzger, Martin Flamant, Pascal Houillier, Jean-Philippe Haymann, François Vrtovsnik, Eric Thervet, Jean-Jacques Boffa, Ziad A. Massy, Bénédicte Stengel, Patrick Rossignol, for the NephroTest Study group

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyle intervention to improve quality of life and prevent weight gain after renal transplantation: Design of the Active Care after Transplantation (ACT) randomized controlled trial

Gerald Klaassen, Dorien M. Zelle, Gerjan J. Navis, Desie Dijkema, Frederike J. Bemelman, Stephan J.L. Bakker, Eva Corpeleijn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and reproducibility of a short food frequency questionnaire among patients with chronic kidney disease

Aurélie Affret, Sandra Wagner, Douae El Fatouhi, Courtney Dow, Emmanuelle Correia, Maryvonne Niravong, Françoise Clavel-Chapelon, Julie De Chefdebien, Denis Fouque, Bénédicte Stengel, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Guy Fagherazzi, on behalf of CKD-REIN study investigators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased prevalence of renal cysts in patients with sickle cell disease

Daveena Meeks, Arunraj Navaratnarajah, Emma Drasar, Ounali Jaffer, C. Jason Wilkins, Swee Lay Thein, Claire C. Sharpe

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transitional cell carcinoma involving graft kidney in a kidney transplant recipient: a case report

Yu Ah Hong, Hyeon Seok Hwang, Hae Joung Sul, Suk Young Kim, Yoon Kyung Chang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic challenge in a patient with nephropathic juvenile cystinosis: a case report

Satomi Higashi, Natsuki Matsunoshita, Masako Otani, Etsuro Tokuhiro, Kandai Nozu, Shuichi Ito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pathogenic role of glycan-specific IgG antibodies in IgA nephropathy

Yan-feng Zhao, Li Zhu, Li-jun Liu, Su-fang Shi, Ji-cheng Lv, Hong Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Urdu version of the 5D itching scale to assess pruritus among patients with chronic kidney disease in Pakistan

Inayat Ur Rehman, Tahir Mehmood Khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification of compound heterozygous patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 1: clinical evaluations and in silico investigations

Houda Kanoun, Faiçal Jarraya, Bayen Maalej, Amina Lahiani, Hichem Mahfoudh, Fatma Makni, Jamil Hachicha, Faiza Fakhfakh

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of regional citrate anti-coagulation on the coagulation system in critically ill patients receiving continuous renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury - an observational cohort study

Richard Fisher, Katie Lei, Mike J. Mitchell, Gary W. Moore, Helen Dickie, Linda Tovey, Siobhan Crichton, Marlies Ostermann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal transplant patients’ preference for the supply and delivery of immunosuppressants in Wales: a discrete choice experiment

Anke Hagemi, Catrin Plumpton, Dyfrig A. Hughes

01.12.2017 | Publisher Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Publisher Correction: Indole 3-acetic acid, indoxyl sulfate and paracresyl-sulfate do not influence anemia parameters in hemodialysis patients

BMC Nephrology

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Benazepril hydrochloride improves diabetic nephropathy and decreases proteinuria by decreasing ANGPTL-4 expression

Lingyu Xue, Xiaoqing Feng, Chuanhai Wang, Xuebin Zhang, Wenqiang Sun, Kebo Yu

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Association of plasma potassium with mortality and end-stage kidney disease in patients with chronic kidney disease under nephrologist care - The NephroTest study

Sandra Wagner, Marie Metzger, Martin Flamant, Pascal Houillier, Jean-Philippe Haymann, François Vrtovsnik, Eric Thervet, Jean-Jacques Boffa, Ziad A. Massy, Bénédicte Stengel, Patrick Rossignol, for the NephroTest Study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frequency of arrhythmia symptoms and acceptability of implantable cardiac monitors in Hemodialysis patients

Naya El Hage, Bernard G. Jaar, Alan Cheng, Chloe Knight, Elena Blasco-Colmenares, Luis Gimenez, Eliseo Guallar, Tariq Shafi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Difficult conversations: Australian Indigenous patients’ views on kidney transplantation

Jeannie Devitt, Kate Anderson, Joan Cunningham, Cilla Preece, Paul Snelling, Alan Cass

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical features and CKD-related quality of life in patients with CKD G3a and CKD G3b in China: results from the Chinese Cohort Study of Chronic Kidney Disease (C-STRIDE)

Zhangzhe Peng, Jinwei Wang, Qiongjing Yuan, Xiangcheng Xiao, Hui Xu, Yanyun Xie, Wei Wang, Ling Huang, Yong Zhong, Xiang Ao, Luxia Zhang, Minghui Zhao, Lijian Tao, Qiaoling Zhou, on behalf of the C-STRIDE study group

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bowel perforation by a peritoneal dialysis catheter: report of two cases

Maki Fujiwara, Takeshi Soda, Takuya Okada, Hiroshi Kanamaru, Takahiro Inoue, Osamu Ogawa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association of obstructive sleep apnea and renal outcomes—a systematic review and meta-analysis

Der-Wei Hwu, Kun-Der Lin, Kun-Chen Lin, Yau-Jiunn Lee, Yu-Hung Chang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Thymosin β4 alleviates renal fibrosis and tubular cell apoptosis through TGF-β pathway inhibition in UUO rat models

Jing Yuan, Yan Shen, Xia Yang, Ying Xie, Xin Lin, Wen Zeng, Yingting Zhao, Maolu Tian, Yan Zha

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The use of cinacalcet hinders the diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma in a chronic dialysis patient: a case report

Daisuke Takada, Tatsuo Tsukamoto, Miho Fuse, Shinpei Kada, Motoko Yanagita

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A low initial serum sodium level is associated with an increased risk of overcorrection in patients with chronic profound hyponatremia: a retrospective cohort analysis

Sae Aratani, Masahiko Hara, Masahiko Nagahama, Fumika Taki, Miyuki Futatsuyama, Shuichi Tsuruoka, Yasuhiro Komatsu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hospital acquired Acute Kidney Injury is associated with increased mortality but not increased readmission rates in a UK acute hospital

Nerissa Jurawan, Tanya Pankhurst, Charles Ferro, Peter Nightingale, Jamie Coleman, David Rosser, Simon Ball

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An integrative review of the methodology and findings regarding dietary adherence in end stage kidney disease

Kelly Lambert, Judy Mullan, Kylie Mansfield

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intensive procedure preferences at the end of life (EOL) in older Latino adults with end stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis

Karla Gonzalez, Jesus G. Ulloa, Gerardo Moreno, Oscar Echeverría, Keith Norris, Efrain Talamantes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Injury induced expression of caveolar proteins in human kidney tubules - role of megakaryoblastic leukemia 1

Krzysztof M. Krawczyk, Jennifer Hansson, Helén Nilsson, Katarzyna K. Krawczyk, Karl Swärd, Martin E. Johansson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient’s and physician’s awareness of kidney disease in coronary heart disease patients – a cross-sectional analysis of the German subset of the EUROASPIRE IV survey

Martin Wagner, Christoph Wanner, Martin Schich, Kornelia Kotseva, David Wood, Katrin Hartmann, Georg Fette, Viktoria Rücker, Mehmet Oezkur, Stefan Störk, Peter U. Heuschmann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Care of the dialysis patient: Primary provider involvement and resource utilization patterns - a cohort study

Bjorg Thorsteinsdottir, Priya Ramar, LaTonya J. Hickson, Megan S. Reinalda, Robert C. Albright, Jon C. Tilburt, Amy W. Williams, Paul Y. Takahashi, Molly M. Jeffery, Nilay D. Shah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Endothelin A receptor blocker and calcimimetic in the adenine rat model of chronic renal insufficiency

Suvi Törmänen, Ilkka Pörsti, Päivi Lakkisto, Ilkka Tikkanen, Onni Niemelä, Timo Paavonen, Jukka Mustonen, Arttu Eräranta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differential diagnosis of thrombotic microangiopathy in nephrology

T. Sakari Jokiranta, Ondrej Viklicky, Saleh Al Shorafa, Rosanna Coppo, Christoph Gasteyger, Manuel Macia, Tatiana Pankratenko, Mohan Shenoy, Oğuz Soylemezoglu, Michel Tsimaratos, Jack Wetzels, Hermann Haller

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phenotype variability in a large Spanish family with Alport syndrome associated with novel mutations in COL4A3 gene

C. Cervera-Acedo, A. Coloma, E. Huarte-Loza, M. Sierra-Carpio, E. Domínguez-Garrido

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Uric acid causes kidney injury through inducing fibroblast expansion, Endothelin-1 expression, and inflammation

Muhammad Mansyur Romi, Nur Arfian, Untung Tranggono, Wiwit Ananda Wahyu Setyaningsih, Dwi Cahyani Ratna Sari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dissolved molecular hydrogen (H2) in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) solutions preserves mesothelial cells and peritoneal membrane integrity

Masaaki Nakayama, Wan-Jun Zhu, Kimio Watanabe, Ayano Gibo, Ali M. Sherif, Shigeru Kabayama, Sadayoshi Ito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence and mortality of hyponatremia is seriously underestimated in Chinese general medical patients: an observational retrospective study

Jinling Hao, Yang Li, Xuehan Zhang, Cheng Pang, Yi Wang, Sagar U. Nigwekar, Ling Qiu, Limeng Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The increasing rates of acute interstitial nephritis in Australia: a single centre case series

Gregory J. Wilson, Adrian L. Kark, Leo P. Francis, Wendy Hoy, Helen G. Healy, Andrew J. Mallett

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of IV iron dosing for anemia management in common clinical practice: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)

Bruce M. Robinson, Maria Larkina, Brian Bieber, Werner Kleophas, Yun Li, Francesco Locatelli, Keith P. McCullough, Jackie G. Nolen, Friedrich K. Port, Ronald L. Pisoni

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictive abilities of cardiovascular biomarkers to rapid decline of renal function in Chinese community-dwelling population: a 5-year prospective analysis

Shihui Fu, Chunling Liu, Leiming Luo, Ping Ye

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of the specialized team in the operation of continuous renal replacement therapy: a single-center experience

Harin Rhee, Gum Sook Jang, Miyeun Han, In Seong Park, Il Young Kim, Sang Heon Song, Eun Young Seong, Dong Won Lee, Soo Bong Lee, Ihm Soo Kwak

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal Association Clinical Practice Guideline on peritoneal dialysis in adults and children

Graham Woodrow, Stanley L. Fan, Christopher Reid, Jeannette Denning, Andrew Neil Pyrah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How does pre-dialysis education need to change? Findings from a qualitative study with staff and patients

Gill Combes, Kim Sein, Kerry Allen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rationale and design for SHAREHD: a quality improvement collaborative to scale up Shared Haemodialysis Care for patients on centre based haemodialysis

James Fotheringham, Tania Barnes, Louese Dunn, Sonia Lee, Steven Ariss, Tracey Young, Stephen J. Walters, Paul Laboi, Andy Henwood, Rachel Gair, Martin Wilkie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Residual renal function in chronic dialysis is not associated with reduced erythropoietin-stimulating agent dose requirements: a cross-sectional study

Elizabeth Helene Louw, Mogamat-Yazied Chothia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anaemia is an essential complication of ANCA-associated renal vasculitis: a single center cohort study

Tetsuya Kawamura, Joichi Usui, Shuzo Kaneko, Ryoya Tsunoda, Eri Imai, Hirayasu Kai, Naoki Morito, Chie Saito, Michio Nagata, Kunihiro Yamagata

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential applications of a new short food frequency questionnaire for CKD patients

Deidra C. Crews

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Unique proximal tubular cell injury and the development of acute kidney injury in adult patients with minimal change nephrotic syndrome

Yoshihide Fujigaki, Yoshifuru Tamura, Michito Nagura, Shigeyuki Arai, Tatsuru Ota, Shigeru Shibata, Fukuo Kondo, Yutaka Yamaguchi, Shunya Uchida

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

VDJ gene usage among B-cell receptors in ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation determined by RNA-seq Transcriptomic analysis

Hee Jung Jeon, Kwangsoo Kim, Jae-Ghi Lee, Joon Young Jang, Seongmin Choi, Taishi Fang, Ji-Jing Yan, Miyeun Han, Jong Cheol Jeong, Kyoung-Bun Lee, Tae Jin Kim, Curie Ahn, Jaeseok Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of the estimation equation for GFR on population-based prevalence estimates of kidney dysfunction

Pietro Trocchi, Matthias Girndt, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Silke Markau, Andreas Stang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment effects of renin-angiotensin aldosterone system blockade on kidney failure and mortality in chronic kidney disease patients

Phisitt Vejakama, Atiporn Ingsathit, Gareth J. McKay, Alexander P. Maxwell, Mark McEvoy, John Attia, Ammarin Thakkinstian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk score for first-screening of prevalent undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in Peru: the CRONICAS-CKD risk score

Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco, J. Jaime Miranda, Robert H. Gilman, Josefina Medina-Lezama, Julio A. Chirinos-Pacheco, Paola V. Muñoz-Retamozo, Liam Smeeth, William Checkley, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, CRONICAS Cohort Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nephrolithiasis and risk of hypertension: a meta-analysis of observational studies

Weifeng Shang, Yuanyuan Li, Yali Ren, Yi Yang, Hua Li, Junwu Dong

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal association clinical practice guideline on Anaemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Ashraf Mikhail, Christopher Brown, Jennifer Ann Williams, Vinod Mathrani, Rajesh Shrivastava, Jonathan Evans, Hayleigh Isaac, Sunil Bhandari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of hyperchloremia on acute kidney injury in critically ill septic patients: a retrospective cohort study

Lenar Yessayan, Javier A. Neyra, Fabrizio Canepa-Escaro, George Vasquez-Rios, Michael Heung, Jerry Yee, for the Acute Kidney Injury in Critical Illness Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment and nephrotoxicity induced by gentamicin in rats

Matitiahu Berkovitch, Yossi Shain, Eran Kozer, Michael Goldman, Ibrahim Abu-Kishk

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a case report

Yasuo Suzuki, Kan Katayama, Eiji Ishikawa, Shoko Mizoguchi, Keiko Oda, Yosuke Hirabayashi, Ayumi Haruki, Takayasu Ito, Mika Fujimoto, Tomohiro Murata, Masaaki Ito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in urinary risk profile after short-term low sodium and low calcium diet in recurrent Swiss kidney stone formers

Harald Seeger, Andrea Kaelin, Pietro M. Ferraro, Damian Weber, Philippe Jaeger, Patrice Ambuehl, William G. Robertson, Robert Unwin, Carsten A. Wagner, Nilufar Mohebbi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of differences in cystatin C and creatinine-based estimated glomerular filtration rate in community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Helen Legrand, Karin Werner, Anders Christensson, Mats Pihlsgård, Sölve Elmståhl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-tunneled versus tunneled dialysis catheters for acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy: a prospective cohort study

Mallika L. Mendu, Megan F. May, Arnaud D. Kaze, Dionne A. Graham, Salena Cui, Margaret E. Chen, Naomi Shin, Ayal A. Aizer, Sushrut S. Waikar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Discharge service as a determinant of 30-day readmission in a cohort of maintenance hemodialysis patients: a retrospective cohort study

Ladan Golestaneh, Eran Bellin, William Southern, Michal L. Melamed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An in vitro splicing assay reveals the pathogenicity of a novel intronic variant in ATP6V0A4 for autosomal recessive distal renal tubular acidosis

Tomohiko Yamamura, Kandai Nozu, Yuya Miyoshi, Keita Nakanishi, Junya Fujimura, Tomoko Horinouchi, Shogo Minamikawa, Nobuo Mori, Rika Fujimaru, Koichi Nakanishi, Takeshi Ninchoji, Hiroshi Kaito, Taniguchi-Ikeda Mariko, Ichiro Morioka, Masafumi Matsuo, Kazumoto Iijima

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Persistent hematuria in patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis during clinical remission: chronic glomerular lesion or low-grade active renal vasculitis?

Li Lv, Dong-Yuan Chang, Zhi-Ying Li, Min Chen, Zhao Hu, Ming-Hui Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term intra-individual variability of albuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus: implications for categorization of albumin excretion rate

Amanda Leong, Elif Ilhan Ekinci, Cattram Nguyen, Michele Milne, Mariam Hachem, Matthew Dobson, Richard J. MacIsaac, George Jerums

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the use of tablet computer-based electronic data capture system to assess patient reported measures among patients with chronic kidney disease: a pilot study

Dorothy Wong, Shen Cao, Heather Ford, Candice Richardson, Dmitri Belenko, Evan Tang, Luca Ugenti, Eleanor Warsmann, Amanda Sissons, Yalinie Kulandaivelu, Nathaniel Edwards, Marta Novak, Madeline Li, Istvan Mucsi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Catheter-related blood stream infections in hemodialysis patients: a prospective cohort study

Stephanie Thompson, Natasha Wiebe, Scott Klarenbach, Rick Pelletier, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, John S. Gill, Braden J. Manns, Marcello Tonelli, for the Alberta Kidney Disease Network

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and related risk factors of chronic kidney disease among adults in Luxembourg: evidence from the observation of cardiovascular risk factors (ORISCAV-LUX) study

Ala’a Alkerwi, Nicolas Sauvageot, Illiasse El Bahi, Charles Delagardelle, Jean Beissel, Stephanie Noppe, Paul J. Roderick, Jennifer S. Mindell, Saverio Stranges

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of outcomes between emergent-start and planned-start peritoneal dialysis in incident ESRD patients: a prospective observational study

Wen-Yi Li, Yi-Cheng Wang, Shang-Jyh Hwang, Shih-Hua Lin, Kwan-Dun Wu, Yung-Ming Chen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intractable ascites associated with mycophenolate in a simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant patient: a case report

Nina T. Weber, Ali Sigaroudi, Alexander Ritter, Andreas Boss, Kuno Lehmann, David Goodman, Stefan Farese, Stefan Weiler, Thomas F. Mueller

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Red cell distribution width associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease

Yueh-An Lu, Pei-Chun Fan, Cheng-Chia Lee, Victor Chien-Chia Wu, Ya-Chung Tian, Chih-Wei Yang, Yung-Chang Chen, Chih-Hsiang Chang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

IgA nephropathy featuring massive wire loop-like deposits in two patients with alcoholic cirrhosis

Daisuke Takada, Keiichi Sumida, Akinari Sekine, Ryo Hazue, Masayuki Yamanouchi, Tatsuya Suwabe, Noriko Hayami, Junichi Hoshino, Naoki Sawa, Kenmei Takaichi, Takeshi Fujii, Kenichi Ohashi, Yoshifumi Ubara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

MDRD vs. CKD-EPI in comparison to 51Chromium EDTA: a cross sectional study of Malaysian CKD cohort

Maisarah Jalalonmuhali, Soo Kun Lim, Mohammad Nazri Md Shah, Kok Peng Ng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of unplanned dialysis as a predictor of mortality in elderly dialysis patients: a retrospective data analysis

Debajyoti Roy, Anupama Roy Chowdhury, Shrikant Pande, Jia Wen Kam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Arteriovenous fistulae after renal biopsy: diagnosis and outcomes using Doppler ultrasound assessment

R. Haridian Sosa-Barrios, Victor Burguera, Nuria Rodriguez-Mendiola, Cristina Galeano, Sandra Elias, Gloria Ruiz-Roso, Sara Jimenez-Alvaro, Fernando Liaño, Maite Rivera-Gorrin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malnutrition-inflammation is a risk factor for cerebral small vessel diseases and cognitive decline in peritoneal dialysis patients: a cross-sectional observational study

Ke Zheng, Haiyun Wang, Bo Hou, Hui You, Jing Yuan, Kai Luo, Limeng Chen, Mingxi Li, Qun Xu, Yicheng Zhu, Liying Cui, Sagar Uday Nigwekar, Feng Feng, Xuemei Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

GlycA, a marker of protein glycosylation, is related to albuminuria and estimated glomerular filtration rate: the ELSA-Brasil study

Silvia M. Titan, Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Sandhi M. Barreto, Antônio Alberto Lopes, Isabela J. Bensenor, Paulo A. Lotufo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Concordance between modification of diet in renal disease, chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration and Cockcroft-Gault equations in patients with chronic kidney disease at St. Paul’s hospital millennium medical college, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hunduma Dinsa, Teshome Nedi, Alemseged Beyene Berha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate in screening for chronic kidney disease in asymptomatic black Africans: a cross sectional study

Geoffrey Omuse, Daniel Maina, Jane Mwangi, Caroline Wambua, Alice Kanyua, Elizabeth Kagotho, Angela Amayo, Peter Ojwang, Rajiv Erasmus

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renoprotective RAAS inhibition does not affect the association between worse renal function and higher plasma aldosterone levels

Christina M. Gant, Gozewijn D. Laverman, Liffert Vogt, Maartje C. J. Slagman, Hiddo J. L. Heerspink, Femke Waanders, Marc H. Hemmelder, Gerjan Navis, Holland Nephrology Study (HONEST) Network

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

On-line hemodiafiltration did not induce an overproduction of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in intensive care unit-acute kidney injury

Kada Klouche, Laurent Amigues, Marion Morena, Vincent Brunot, Anne Marie Dupuy, Audrey Jaussent, Marie Christine Picot, Noémie Besnard, Delphine Daubin, Jean Paul Cristol

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spectrum (characteristics) of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with increasing age in a major metropolitan renal service

Usman Mahmood, Helen G. Healy, Adrian Kark, Anne Cameron, Zaimin Wang, Rajitha Abeysekera, Wendy E. Hoy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fluid status evaluation by inferior vena cava diameter and bioimpedance spectroscopy in pediatric chronic hemodialysis

Xavier Torterüe, Laurène Dehoux, Marie-Alice Macher, Olivier Niel, Thérésa Kwon, Georges Deschênes, Julien Hogan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin E protects against extraskeletal calcification in uremic rats fed high fat diets

Rafael Rios, Ana I. Raya, Carmen Pineda, Mariano Rodriguez, Ignacio Lopez, Escolastico Aguilera-Tejero

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health care costs associated with hospital acquired complications in patients with chronic kidney disease

Babak Bohlouli, Terri Jackson, Marcello Tonelli, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Scott Klarenbach

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of whole-body cooling on renal function in post-cardiac arrest patients

Silvia De Rosa, Massimo De Cal, Michael Joannidis, Gianluca Villa, Jose Luis Salas Pacheco, Grazia Maria Virzì, Sara Samoni, Fiorella D’ippoliti, Stefano Marcante, Federico Visconti, Antonella Lampariello, Marina Zannato, Silvio Marafon, Raffaele Bonato, Claudio Ronco

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rapid clinical improvement of amyloid A amyloidosis following treatment with tocilizumab despite persisting amyloid deposition: a case report

Akira Yamagata, Takahiro Uchida, Yuji Yamada, Takashi Nakanishi, Kazue Nagai, Toshihiko Imakiire, Naoki Oshima, Hiroo Kumagai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relation between duration of the prodromal phase and renal damage in ANCA-associated vasculitis

Eline Houben, Stefanie L. Groenland, Joost W. van der Heijden, Alexandre E. Voskuyl, Hiëronymus J. Doodeman, Erik L. Penne

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review of nephrotoxicity of drugs of abuse, 2005–2016

Kanaan Mansoor, Murad Kheetan, Saba Shahnawaz, Anna P. Shapiro, Eva Patton-Tackett, Larry Dial, Gary Rankin, Prasanna Santhanam, Antonios H. Tzamaloukas, Tibor Nadasdy, Joseph I. Shapiro, Zeid J. Khitan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for community-acquired acute kidney injury in patients with and without chronic kidney injury and impact of its initial management on prognosis: a prospective observational study

Fabien Stucker, Belen Ponte, Victoria De la Fuente, Cyrielle Alves, Olivier Rutschmann, Sebastian Carballo, Nicolas Vuilleumier, Pierre-Yves Martin, Thomas Perneger, Patrick Saudan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of intravenous methylprednisolone pulses on renal survival in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis with severe renal injury patients: a retrospective study

Yanhong Ma, Fei Han, Liangliang Chen, Hongya Wang, Haidongqing Han, Binfeng Yu, Ying Xu, Jianghua Chen

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