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  1. Kidney transplantation in older people has increased, however older transplant recipients experience mixed outcomes that invariably impacts on their quality of life. The increased vulnerability of older end st...

    Authors: Amarpreet K. Thind, Annabel Rule, Dawn Goodall, Shuli Levy, Sarah Brice, Frank J. M. F. Dor, Nicola Evans, David Ospalla, Nicola Thomas, David Wellsted, Lina Johansson, Michelle Willicombe and Edwina A. Brown
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:283
  2. Community engagement is essential for effective research when addressing issues important to both the community and researchers. Despite its effectiveness, there is limited published evidence concerning the ev...

    Authors: Angie Aguilar-González, Randall Lou-Meda, André Chocó-Cedillos and Louise Moist
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:282
  3. Hyperkalaemia is common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is associated with a range of adverse outcomes. Historically, options for management of chronic hyperkalaemia in the outpatient setting...

    Authors: Kun Kim, Josefine Fagerström, Gengshi Chen, Zoya Lagunova, Hans Furuland and Phil McEwan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:281
  4. Many individuals living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have comorbid Type 2 diabetes (T2D). We sought to explore if efficacious interventions that improve glycemic control may also have potential to reduce ...

    Authors: McKenzie K. Roddy, Lindsay S. Mayberry, Devika Nair and Kerri L. Cavanaugh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:280
  5. The first case of Taralomyces flavus infection in human and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patient after exposure to biocontrol agent fumes is reported here.

    Authors: Phanit Sookto, Talerngsak Kanjanabuch, Tamonwan Chamroensakchai, Nisa Thongbor and Somchai Eiam-Ong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:279
  6. Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) encompasses a heterogeneous group of kidney diseases in which a monoclonal immunoglobulin secreted by a clone of B cells or plasma cells causes kidney damage ...

    Authors: Gabriel Brayan Gutiérrez-Peredo, José César Batista Oliveira Filho, Iris Montaño-Castellón, Andrea Jimena Gutiérrez-Peredo, Edvan de Queiroz Crusoé and Dimitri Gusmao-Flores
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:278
  7. The number of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients continues to increase worldwide. CKD patients need to take phosphate binders to manage serum phosphorus concentrations. Currently, several types of phosphate...

    Authors: Akiko Hashimoto, Jiaqi Gao, Yuki Kanome, Yukihiro Ogawa, Masaharu Nakatsu, Masahiro Kohno and Koji Fukui
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:277
  8. Patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) may choose to undergo dialysis in-center or at home, but uptake of home dialysis in the US has been minimal despite its benefits over in-center dialysis. Factors t...

    Authors: Miriam Vélez-Bermúdez, Jenna L. Adamowicz, Natoshia M. Askelson, Susan K. Lutgendorf, Mony Fraer and Alan J. Christensen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:276
  9. Over the last three decades, the mesoamerican region has seen an increase in the frequency of patients diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease of nontraditional causes (CKDnt) also known as Meso-American Nephrop...

    Authors: Karen Courville, Norman Bustamante, Bárbara Hurtado, Maydelin Pecchio, Clarissa Rodríguez, Virginia Núñez-Samudio and Iván Landires
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:275
  10. Haemostatic derangements are thought to be due to an imbalance between hepatic synthesis of pro-coagulants and urinary losses of anticoagulants.

    Authors: Chioma L. Odimegwu, Anthony N. Ikefuna, Henrietta U. Okafor, Theresa Nwagha, Agozie Ubesie and Josephat M. Chinawa
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:274
  11. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is responsible for large personal health and societal burdens. Screening populations at higher risk for CKD is effective to initiate earlier treatment and decelerate disease progre...

    Authors: Susanne Stolpe, Bernd Kowall, Denise Zwanziger, Mirjam Frank, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Raimund Erbel and Andreas Stang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:272
  12. We report a case of a patient who suffered thrombosis of a radial artery-cephalic vein fistula accompanied by aneurysm and a single outflow path of the elbow perforating vein. We performed open surgery combine...

    Authors: Ziqiang Wang, Yifen Hong, Zefeng Wei, Juan Chen, Li Li and Yongjun Zhu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:271
  13. Currently, there is a lack of clinical indicators that can accurately distinguish diabetic kidney disease (DKD) from non-diabetic kidney disease (NDKD) in type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this study was to inve...

    Authors: Jing Wei, Bo Wang, Feng-jie Shen, Ting-ting Zhang, Zan Duan and Dong-mei Zhou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:270
  14. Many people living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are iron deficient, even though they may not be anaemic. The Iron and Muscle study aims to evaluate whether iron supplementation reduces symptoms of fatigue...

    Authors: Sharlene A. Greenwood, Nicholas Beckley-Hoelscher, Elham Asgari, Salma Ayis, Luke A. Baker, Debasish Banerjee, Sunil Bhandari, Kate Bramham, Joseph Chilcot, James Burton, Philip A. Kalra, Courtney J. Lightfoot, Kieran McCafferty, Thomas H. Mercer, Darlington O. Okonko, Benjamin Oliveira…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:268
  15. Gitelman syndrome (GS) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited salt-losing tubulopathy (SLT). Here, we report, for the first time, a case of GS overlapping nephrotic syndrome (NS) related to PLA2R-associated m...

    Authors: Xiafei Guo, Shanshen Yu, Jia Sun and Lijun Mou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:267
  16. Good knowledge and early identification of chronic kidney disease (CKD) can help in preventing disease progression in its early stages and reducing undesired outcomes. The aim of the current study was to asses...

    Authors: Samar Younes, Nisreen Mourad, Jihan Safwan, Mariam Dabbous, Mohamad Rahal, Marah Al Nabulsi and Fouad Sakr
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:266
  17. Glomerular endotheliosis is the pathognomonic glomerular lesion in pre-eclampsia that has also been described in those taking tyrosine kinase inhibitors for cancer treatment. Ibrutinib is a Bruton’s tyrosine k...

    Authors: Amy Li, Sophia L. Ambruso, Ozgur Akin Oto, Marc Barry and Charles L. Edelstein
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:264
  18. Residual kidney function (RKF) may provide many benefits to patients on permanent renal replacement therapy that are reflected in better control of biochemical parameters. In hemodialysis patients, quality of ...

    Authors: Asmaa Elgendy, Adel I. Abdelsalam, Mostafa Mansour and Mohammed K. Nassar
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:263
  19. TAFRO syndrome is an acute or subacute systemic inflammatory disease with no apparent cause, presenting with fever, generalized edema, thrombocytopenia, renal damage, anemia, and organ enlargement. Interleukin...

    Authors: Takahide Iwasaki, Kosuke Mizusaki, Miwa Masumoto, Yuko Minagawa, Kouta Azuma, Tetsuya Furukawa, Makoto Yoshida and Takahiro Kuragano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:262
  20. Frailty is highly prevalent in people receiving haemodialysis (HD) and is associated with poor outcomes. Understanding the lived experiences of this group is essential to inform holistic care delivery.

    Authors: Hannah M. L. Young, Nicki Ruddock, Mary Harrison, Samantha Goodliffe, Courtney J. Lightfoot, Juliette Mayes, Andrew C. Nixon, Sharlene A. Greenwood, Simon Conroy, Sally J. Singh, James O. Burton, Alice C. Smith and Helen Eborall
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:260
  21. Gut microbiota dysbiosis in patients with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis (CKD-HD) creates an increase in proteolytic bacteria activity, leading to an increase in the production of uraemic toxins, such...

    Authors: Aida Lydia, Tities Anggraeni Indra, Aulia Rizka and Murdani Abdullah
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:259
  22. Given the complexity and variety in treatment options for advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), shared decision-making (SDM) can be a challenge. SDM is needed for making decisions that best suit patients’ nee...

    Authors: Sandra van Dulmen, Ruud Roodbeen, Lotte Schulze, Karen Prantl, Maarten Rookmaaker, Brigit van Jaarsveld, Janneke Noordman and Alferso Abrahams
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:258
  23. To evaluate the presence of LGA and the relationship with the 10-year risk of a cardiovascular event in hypertensive and diabetic patients in Primary Health Care.

    Authors: Ramon Augusto Ferreira de Souza, Eunice Ferreira da Silva, Deíse Moura de Oliveira, Renata Maria Colodette, Rosângela Minardi Mitre Cotta, Luciana Saraiva da Silva and Tiago Ricardo Moreira
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:257
  24. To investigate the relationship between serum uric acid levels and glomerular ischemic lesions in patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) and the relevant risk factors.

    Authors: Bolong Fang, Yamin Yu, Xiaowei Dong, Lin Qi, Yan Wang, Fang Dai, Lan Wei and Yajie Kang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:255
  25. Alport syndrome is a hereditary kidney disease characterized by hematuria and proteinuria. Although there have been reports of autosomal dominant COL4A4 variants, this is likely an underdiagnosed condition. Impro...

    Authors: Jenelle Cocorpus, Megan M Hager, Corinne Benchimol, Vanesa Bijol, Fadi Salem, Sumit Punj, Laura Castellanos, Pamela Singer, Christine B Sethna and Abby Basalely
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:253
  26. Hispanic Americans receive disproportionately fewer organ transplants than non-Hispanic whites. In 2018, the Hispanic Kidney Transplant Program (HKTP) was established as at the University of Colorado Hospital ...

    Authors: Madhura Pande, Monica Grafals, Katherine Rizzolo, Elizabeth Pomfret and Jessica Kendrick
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:251
  27. Recently, early graft loss has become very rare in living-related kidney transplantation (LKT) as a result of decreased risk of hyperacute rejection and improvements in immunosuppressive regimens. Post-transpl...

    Authors: Qianqian Wu, Xiaohui Tian, Nianqiao Gong, Jin Zheng, Dandan Liang, Xue Li, Xia Lu, Wujun Xue, Puxun Tian and Jiqiu Wen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:249
  28. Distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) is the most common type of renal tubular acidosis (RTA) in children. Pediatric dRTA is usually genetic and rarely occurs due to acquired issues such as obstructive uropathi...

    Authors: Dara Ninggar Santoso, Fira Alyssa Gabriella Sinuraya and Cahyani Gita Ambarsari
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:248
  29. The clinical and pathological impact factors for renal function recovery in acute kidney injury (AKI) on the progression of renal function in primary membranous nephropathy (PMN) with AKI patients have not yet...

    Authors: Tianxin Chen, Ying Zhou, Jianfen Zhu, Xinxin Chen and Jingye Pan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:247
  30. Over half of the patients with hepatitis B virus associated membranous nephropathy (HBV-MN) were found to be phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) positive. Whether MN is really secondary to hepatitis B or just co...

    Authors: Ruiying Chen, Jia Wang, Qionghong Xie, Jianming Zheng, Shaojun Liu, Jun Xue and Chuanming Hao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:246
  31. Hyperphosphatemia is common in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD). Restricting dietary phosphorus often leads to a decrease in protein intake, which may result in hypoalbuminemia. The high pill burden of pho...

    Authors: Luis Perez, Zhiying You, Isaac Teitelbaum, Emily S Andrews, Rachael Reddin, Lorena Ramirez-Renteria, Gabriela Wilson and Jessica Kendrick
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:245
  32. The high burden of chronic kidney disease in First Nations peoples requires urgent attention. Empowering people to self-manage their own condition is key, along with promotion of traditional knowledge and empo...

    Authors: Tricia Nagel, Kylie M. Dingwall, Michelle Sweet, David Kavanagh, Sandawana W Majoni, Cherian Sajiv and Alan Cass
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:244
  33. Lupus nephritis (LN) is a common and serious complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, the aetiology and pathogenesis of LN remain unknown. 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25-(OH)2-VitD3] is the...

    Authors: Xuewei Li, Jie Liu, Yingzhe Zhao, Ning Xu, E. Lv, Chunzeng Ci and Xiangling Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:243
  34. Despite estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) being the best marker for kidney function, there are no studies in sub-Saharan Africa comparing the performance of various equations used to determine eGFR. ...

    Authors: SSenabulya F. Ronny, Nankabirwa I. Joaniter, Kalyesubula Robert, Wandera Bonnie, Kirenga Bruce, Kayima James, Ocama Posiano and Bagasha Peace
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:242
  35. COVID-19 infection is considered to cause high mortality in kidney transplant recipients (KTR). Old age, comorbidities and acute kidney injury are known risk factors for increased mortality in KTR. Nevertheles...

    Authors: Devprakash Choudhary, Deepesh Kenwar, Ajay Sharma, Ashish Bhalla, Sarbpreet Singh, Mini P Singh, Vivek Kumar and Ashish Sharma
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:241
  36. The clinical trajectory for patients with primary membranous nephropathy ranges widely from spontaneous remission to a rapid decline in kidney function. Etiologies for rapid progression with membranous nephrop...

    Authors: Sumaiya Ahmed, David Massicotte-Azarniouch, Mark Canney, Clare Booth, Paula Blanco and Gregory L. Hundemer
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:240
  37. Page kidney (PK) is the occurrence of kidney hypoperfusion and ischemia due to pressure on the kidney by a subcapsular hematoma (SH), a mass, or fluid collection. SH after renal transplantation may result in k...

    Authors: Tae Won Lee, Wooram Bae, Jungyoon Choi, Eunjin Bae, Ha Nee Jang, Se-Ho Chang and Dong Jun Park
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:239
  38. Mortality from chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) is extremely high along the Pacific coast of Central America, particularly among sugarcane workers. The Mesoamerican Nephropathy Occupational St...

    Authors: Sinead A. Keogh, Jessica H. Leibler, Caryn M. Sennett Decker, Juan Jose Amador Velázquez, Emmanuel R. Jarquin, Damaris Lopez-Pilarte, Ramon Garcia-Trabanino, Iris S. Delgado, Zoe E. Petropoulos, David J. Friedman, Magaly Rosario Amador Sánchez, Raul Guevara, Michael D. McClean, Daniel R. Brooks and Madeleine K. Scammell
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:238
  39. Patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing hemodialysis (HD) have a high incidence of falls. Impairment of balance function is a risk factor for falls in the general elderly, and no report examining the a...

    Authors: Nobuyuki Shirai, Suguru Yamamoto, Yutaka Osawa, Atsuhiro Tsubaki, Shinichiro Morishita and Ichiei Narita
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:237
  40. Patient decision aids (PtDAs) support patients and clinicians in shared decision-making (SDM). Real-world outcome information may improve patients’ risk perception, and help patients make decisions congruent w...

    Authors: Noel Engels, Paul B. van der Nat, Jet W. Ankersmid, Janine C. M. Prick, Ellen Parent, Regina The, Asako Takahashi, Hans A. J. Bart, Cornelia F. van Uden-Kraan, Anne M. Stiggelbout, Willem J. W. Bos and Marinus A. van den Dorpel
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:236
  41. Lupus nephritis is a common manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Mycophenolate is recommended by guidelines for induction therapy in patients with proliferative lupus nephritis and nephrotic range pr...

    Authors: Chi Xu, Kim Ling Goh, Asanga Abeyaratne and Kelum Priyadarshana
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:235
  42. The all-cause mortality of patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) is higher than in the general population. The first 6 months after dialysis are important for new patients. The aim of this study was to develop...

    Authors: Guode Li, linsen Jiang, Jiangpeng Li, Huaying Shen, Shan Jiang, Han Ouyang and Kai Song
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:234

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