Articles about nephrology


Mitochondrial energetics in the kidney

Last updated: 06/20/2019

Mitochondrial energetics in the kidney Pallavi Bhargava 1 Pallavi Bhargava obtained her B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland,...

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Just Say No to the ICD in Patients With Kidney Disease

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Nephrologists help patients in two main ways. One is with their prowess in internal medicine; kidney doctors impress me as supreme clinicians. The other is obvious: renal...

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VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Our study shows that currently recommended doses of vitamin D are not sufficient to protect patients from the risk of fracture after kidney transplantation. This challenges...

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Clinical trials and research priorities in dialysis patients: Time for a new approach?

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) experience extremely high morbidity and mortality, and there are virtually no therapeutic interventions besides dialysis treatment...

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Muscle Relaxant Use in Dialysis

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Most practicing nephrologists have seen cases of baclofen toxicity in patients on dialysis; in severe cases, this can even mimic brain death. Some nephrologists on Twitter (eg...

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The Game of Boards: Examination (preparation) is Coming - Renal Fellow Network

Last updated: 06/19/2019

As a resident, I received one of the most enduring pieces of advice from a friend who had recently sat through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Nephrology Board...

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Innate immunity and urinary tract infection

Last updated: 06/18/2019

pp 1–10 | Cite as Innate immunity and urinary tract infection Authors 3 Shares Abstract Urinary tract infections are a severe public health problem. The emergence and spread of...

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Nephrology and Public Policy Committee (NPPC) aims to intensify research activity

Last updated: 06/18/2019

"Epidemiological and clinical research and public policy in Europe are generally considered to be comprehensive and successful, but there is potential for improvement and scope...

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Impact of Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis Modality on Outcomes: A Cohort Study of the French Language Peritoneal Dialysis Registry

Last updated: 06/18/2019

Contents: all years Original Report: Patient-Oriented, Translational Research Impact of Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis Modality on Outcomes: A Cohort Study of the French Language...

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Quality of life, symptoms, and sleep quality of elderly with end-stage renal disease receiving conservative management: a systematic review

Last updated: 06/18/2019

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes Review Open Access Quality of life, symptoms, and sleep quality of elderly with end-stage renal disease receiving conservative management: a...

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