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Most Accessed Articles: BMC Nephrologyhttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.comMost Accessed Articles: BMC NephrologyEpidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India – results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) studyhttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-14-114There is a rising incidence of chronic kidney disease that is likely to pose major problems for both healthcare and the economy in future years. In India, it has been recently estimated that the age-adjusted i...Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-14-114Ajay K Singh, Youssef MK Farag, Bharati V Mittal, Kuyilan Karai Subramanian, Sai Ram Keithi Reddy, Vidya N Acharya, Alan F Almeida, Anil Channakeshavamurthy, H Sudarshan Ballal, Gaccione P, Rajan Issacs, Sanjiv Jasuja, Ashok L Kirpalani, Vijay Kher, Gopesh K Modi and Georgy Nainan2013-05-28T00:00:00ZResolution of the three dimensional structure of components of the glomerular filtration barrierhttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-15-24The human glomerulus is the primary filtration unit of the kidney, and contains the Glomerular Filtration Barrier (GFB). The GFB had been thought to comprise 3 layers - the endothelium, the basement membrane a...Sat, 01 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-15-24Kenton P Arkill, Klaus Qvortrup, Tobias Starborg, Judith M Mantell, Carlo Knupp, C Charles Michel, Steve J Harper, Andy HJ Salmon, John M Squire, Dave O Bates and Chris R Neal2014-02-01T00:00:00ZRecovery of renal function in dialysis patientshttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-4-9Although recovery of renal functions in dialysis dependent patients is estimated to be greater than 1%, there are no indicators that actually suggest such revival of renal function. Residual renal function in ...Thu, 16 Oct 2003 00:00:00 GMThttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-4-9Mahendra Agraharkar, Vasudevan Nair and Matthew Patlovany2003-10-16T00:00:00ZTL1-A can engage death receptor-3 and activate NF-kappa B in endothelial cellshttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-15-178Death receptors (DRs) play an important role in renal pathology. We have shown that DR3 is inducibly expressed on renal tubular epithelial cells in the setting of inflammatory injuries. In this study we invest...Sun, 16 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2369-15-178Jun Wang, Rafia S Al-Lamki, Xinwang Zhu, Hanzhe Liu, Jordan S Pober and John R Bradley2014-11-16T00:00:00ZEnd stage renal disease as a modifier of the periodontal microbiomehttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12882-015-0081-xEvidence supports high prevalence of periodontitis in patients with chronic kidney disease. Several renal factors have been proposed as possible modifiers of periodontitis pathogenesis in this population. In t...Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMThttp://bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12882-015-0081-xMichel V. Furtado Araújo, Bo-Young Hong, Philip L. Fava, Shiza Khan, Joseph A. Burleson, George Fares, Wilner Samson, Linda D. Strausbaugh, Patricia I. Diaz and Effie Ioannidou2015-06-09T00:00:00Z

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BMC Nephrology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of kidney and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology. 

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  • Hans-Joachim Anders, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Adrian Covic, Parhon University Hospital
  • Michelle Estrella, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Jerome Harambat, Hôpital des Enfants CHU de Bordeaux
  • Bernard Jaar, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • Amir Kazory, University of Florida
  • William Oetting, University of Minnesota
  • Giorgina Piccoli, University of Torino
  • J. Kevin Tucker, Harvard Medical School
  • Robert Unwin, University College London

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The Renal Association is the professional body for nephrologists and renal scientists based in the UK, and is active in promoting and disseminating research that may ultimately improve outcomes for patients with kidney disease. The objectives of the Association are: to advance, collate and disseminate knowledge of renal structure and function; to seek means for the prevention and treatment of renal disorders; to deal with any matters concerning the welfare of patients with renal diseases and the organization of services for their relief. Members of The Renal Association will receive a discount on BMC Nephrology's article-processing charge when they provide a discount code (which members can obtain by contacting the society) during the submission process.

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