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  1. Pregnancy-related kidney injury contributes to a high burden of acute kidney injury in low-resource settings and causes maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Few studies have examined the impact of a...

    Authors: Ephrem Berhe, Hale Teka, Hiluf Ebuy Abraha, Bisrat Tesfay Abera, Marta Abrha Gebru, Tsega Gebremariam, Mohammedtahir Yahya, Birhane Amare, Habtom Tadesse, Hagos Gidey, Fireweyni Tesfay, Mohamedawel Mohamedniguss Ebrahim, Rahel Kidanemariam and Awol Yemane Legesse
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:182
  2. Female sex has been recognized as a risk factor for cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury (CS-AKI). The current study sought to evaluate whether female sex is a risk factor for CS-AKI, or modifies the...

    Authors: Sevag Demirjian, Anne Huml, Faisal Bakaeen, Emilio Poggio, Mariya Geube, Andrew Shaw, A. Marc Gillinov and Crystal A. Gadegbeku
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:180
  3. Patients undergoing dialysis have an impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). There are conflicting data from small series on whether patient-related factors such as educational level have an impact on...

    Authors: Wisanne M. Bakker, Maurice Theunissen, Elife Öztürk, Elisabeth Litjens, Annemie Courtens, Marieke H. J. van den Beuken- van Everdingen and Marc H. Hemmelder
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:179
  4. The Low Physical Activity Questionnaire (LoPAQ) was specifically developed to measure the low activity level observed in extremely inactive hemodialysis (HD) patients. This study aims to evaluate reliability a...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Tabibi, Rahele Samouei, Nasrin Salimian, Shahrzad Shahidi, Abdolamir Atapour, Farzad Nazemi, Mahsa Ghenaat, Saghar Nikbakht, Mahboobeh Hoseini Sarbazi, Mahsa Soleymany, Zahra Roshanaeian, Behnaz Khajeheian, Zahra Khaki, Ali Sadeghi Sokani, Reyhane Ebrahimi and Saghar Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:178
  5. Though older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a greater mortality risk than those without CKD, traditional risk factors poorly predict mortality in this population. Therefore, we tested our hypoth...

    Authors: Jingyao Hong, Nadia M. Chu, Samuel G. Cockey, Jane Long, Nicolai Cronin, Nidhi Ghildayal, Rasheeda K. Hall, Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, Jennifer Scherer, Dorry L. Segev and Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:177
  6. Patients with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis (HD) were given priority COVID-19 vaccination due to increased disease risk. The immune response to COVID-19 vaccination in patients on HD was diminished c...

    Authors: Ridma Prasadini Karunathilake, Roshan Athula Kumara, Amali Karunathilaka, Abdul Wahid Mohamed Wazil, Nishantha Nanayakkara, Chandana Keerthi Bandara, Rajitha Asanga Abeysekera, Faseeha Noordeen, Indika Bandara Gawarammana and Champa Neelakanthi Ratnatunga
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:176
  7. The purpose of this study was to develop a nomogram for predicting in-hospital mortality in cirrhotic patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) in order to identify patients with a high risk of in-hospital death...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Xunliang Li, Wenman Zhao and Deguang Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:175
  8. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common postoperative complication in patients who undergo radical nephrectomy for renal tumours. However, the factors influencing long-term renal function require further inve...

    Authors: Yongchao Yan, Yunbo Liu, Bin Li, Shang Xu, Haotian Du, Xinning Wang and Yanjiang Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:174
  9. Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is a common complication in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Studies have shown that perioperative serum albumin levels may play a rol...

    Authors: Dong Wang, Gaoliang Yan, Yong Qiao and Renhua Sun
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:173
  10. Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) stands as the predominant cause of chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. Its diverse range of manifestations complicates the treatment approach for patients. Althou...

    Authors: Sohyun Bae, Donghwan Yun, Sung Woo Lee, Jong Hyun Jhee, Jung Pyo Lee, Tae Ik Chang, Jieun Oh, Young Joo Kwon, Sung Gyun Kim, Hajeong Lee, Dong Ki Kim, Kwon Wook Joo, Kyung Chul Moon, Ho Jun Chin and Seung Seok Han
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:172
  11. Lipoprotein glomerulopathy (LPG) is a apolipoprotein E (ApoE)-related glomerular disease and has been associated with type III hyperlipidemia. Without appropriate treatment, chronic kidney disease (CKD) caused...

    Authors: Junichiro Kato, Hideo Okonogi, Go Kanzaki, Haruki Katsumata, Yasuyuki Nakada, Makoto Sagasaki, Kazumasa Komine, Kenji Ito, Takao Saito, Akira Matsunaga, Koh Tokutou, Kazuho Honda, Nobuo Tsuboi and Takashi Yokoo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:171
  12. Polypharmacy would increase the risk of adverse drug events and the burden of renal drug excretion among older people. Nevertheless, the association between the number of medication and the risk of chronic kid...

    Authors: Bowen Zhang, Jingrui Wang, Nan Liu, Weijia Liu, Ruihan Xi and Peixi Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:169
  13. Recent studies have suggested that the N-terminal fragment of B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level serve as a significant risk factor for mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease. However, th...

    Authors: Niya Ma, Zhiyun Zang, Xia Liu, Yunyun Zhang, Xueli Zhou, Yi Tang and Zi Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:168
  14. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with increased risk of heart failure (HF). Determining the type of HF experienced by AKI survivors (heart failure with preserved or reduced ejection fraction, HFpEF or H...

    Authors: Bethany C. Birkelo, Evan Brittain, Andrew Guide, Robert A. Greevy, Michael E. Matheny, Jeffrey Annis, Trey Richardson, Sarah Faubel and Edward D. Siew
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:167
  15. Global studies exploring the relationship between parity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are scarce. Furthermore, no study has examined the relationship between parity and CKD in Japan. Therefore, this study ...

    Authors: Hongxin Wang, Noriyuki Iwama, Keiichi Yuwaki, You Nakamichi, Hirotaka Hamada, Hasumi Tomita, Kazuma Tagami, Rie Kudo, Natsumi Kumagai, Hirohito Metoki, Naoki Nakaya, Atsushi Hozawa, Shinichi Kuriyama, Nobuo Yaegashi and Masatoshi Saito
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:166
  16. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant disorder characterized by monoclonal differentiated plasma cells. While it is more commonly diagnosed in elderly individuals, it can also affect younger populations, though...

    Authors: Ranim Razzouk, Nour Khattab, Maysaa Hoteit, Hala Kfoury, Mustafa Saleh, Bassem Tanios, Jean El-Cheikh and Samir Mallat
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:165
  17. Atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is an uncommon form of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA). However, it remains difficult to diagnose the disease early, given its non-specific and overlapping presentat...

    Authors: Winston Wing-Shing Fung, Amelia Chien-Wei Chao, Wing-Fai Pang, Raymond Siu-Ming Wong, Kai-Ming Chow and Cheuk-Chun Szeto
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:164
  18. Peritonitis is a common and severe complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). For comparative analysis standardized definitions as well as measurements and outcomes are crucial. However, most PD-related periton...

    Authors: Luca Nardelli, Antonio Scalamogna, Federico Ponzano, Anna Sikharulidze, Federica Tripodi, Simone Vettoretti, Carlo Alfieri and Giuseppe Castellano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:163
  19. Although approximately 25% of Brazilians have private health coverage (PHC), studies on the surveillance of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in this population are scarce. The objective of this study was to estima...

    Authors: Farid Samaan, Rubens Carvalho Silveira, Amilton Mouro, Gianna Mastroianni Kirsztajn and Ricardo Sesso
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:162

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nephrology 2024 25:228

  20. Previous observational studies have reported that systemic inflammatory regulators are related to the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD); however, whether these associations are causal remains unclear...

    Authors: Hailang Liu, Wei Xiang, Wei Wu, Gaofeng Zhou and Jingdong Yuan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:161
  21. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) represents a major challenge for public health, with hypertension and diabetes being the main causes of its occurrence. Therefore, this study aims to determine the prevalence of hy...

    Authors: Darwin A. León-Figueroa, Edwin Aguirre-Milachay, Joshuan J. Barboza and Mario J. Valladares-Garrido
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:160
  22. Islet transplantation is an effective treatment for diabetes or even its complications. Aim of this study is to investigate efficacy of biomaterial treated islet transplantation on treating diabetic nephropathy.

    Authors: Marzieh Nemati, Zahra Hosseinzadeh, Fatemeh Nemati and Farhad Koohpeyma
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:156
  23. There is a lack of contemporary data describing global variations in vascular access for hemodialysis (HD). We used the third iteration of the International Society of Nephrology Global Kidney Health Atlas (IS...

    Authors: Anukul Ghimire, Samveg Shah, Utkarsh Chauhan, Kwaifa Salihu Ibrahim, Kailash Jindal, Rumeyza Kazancioglu, Valerie A. Luyckx, Jennifer M. MacRae, Timothy O. Olanrewaju, Robert R. Quinn, Pietro Ravani, Nikhil Shah, Stephanie Thompson, Somkanya Tungsanga, Tushar Vachharanjani, Silvia Arruebo…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:159
  24. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is the most common cause of pediatric congenital hydronephrosis, and continuous kidney function monitoring plays a role in guiding the treatment of UPJO. In this study...

    Authors: Lingyun Bu, Lingling Zhang, Xiaoqing Wang, Guoqiang Du, Rongde Wu and Wei Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:158
  25. Oxidative stress, an imbalance between reactive oxygen species production and antioxidant capacity, increases in patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or renal impairment. We investigated whether combin...

    Authors: Nam-Seon Beck, Yeonju Seo, Taesung Park, Sang‑Sin Jun, Joung-Il Im and Sae-Yong Hong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:155
  26. Renal non-recovery is known to have negative prognostic implications in patients suffering from acute kidney injury (AKI). Nevertheless, the identification of biomarkers for predicting renal non-recovery in se...

    Authors: Licheng, Huimiao Jia, Yijia Jiang and Wenxiong Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:153
  27. Dysnatremia is strongly associated with poor prognosis in acute kidney injury (AKI); however, the impact of sodium trajectories on the prognosis of patients with AKI has not yet been well elucidated. This stud...

    Authors: Shanhe Huang, Xiaojing Li, Baorong Chen, Yaqi Zhong, Yuewei Li and Tucheng Huang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:152
  28. Exit-site infection (ESI) is a common recurring complication in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). Sucrose and povidone–iodine (SPI) mixtures, antimicrobial ointments that promote wound healing, hav...

    Authors: Takashin Nakayama, Kohkichi Morimoto, Kiyotaka Uchiyama, Naoki Washida, Ei Kusahana, Eriko Yoshida Hama, Ryunosuke Mitsuno, Shun Tonomura, Norifumi Yoshimoto, Akihito Hishikawa, Aika Hagiwara, Tatsuhiko Azegami, Jun Yoshino, Toshiaki Monkawa, Tadashi Yoshida, Shintaro Yamaguchi…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:151
  29. Patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) experience increased mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks; however, the potential connection between pinch strength (PS) and the prognosis of thes...

    Authors: Yaqi Yang, Lin Liu, Yuzhuo Li, Rongshao Tan, Xiaoshi Zhong, Yun Liu and Yan Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:150
  30. Timely referral of individuals with chronic kidney disease from primary care to secondary care is evidenced to improve patient outcomes, especially for those whose disease progresses to kidney failure requirin...

    Authors: Clyson Mutatiri, Angela Ratsch, Matthew McGrail, Sree Krishna Venuthurupalli and Srinivas Kondalsamy Chennakesavan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:149
  31. The use of tools that allow estimation of the probability of progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) to advanced stages has not yet achieved significant practical importance in clinical setting. This study...

    Authors: Mario A. Isaza-Ruget, Nancy Yomayusa, Camilo A. González, Catherine Alvarado H., Fabio A. de Oro V., Andrés Cely, Jossie Murcia, Abel Gonzalez-Velez, Adriana Robayo, Claudia C. Colmenares-Mejía, Andrea Castillo and María I. Conde
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:148
  32. Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS) presents as a hypercoagulable state, of which thromboembolism (TE) is a well-known life-threatening complication. Although TE is more likely to occur in venous vessels than a...

    Authors: Zentaro Kiuchi, Eriko Tanaka, Saaya Nunokawa, Sawako Yoshida, Akira Hosaki, Tomohito Kogure and Masami Narita
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:146
  33. There is a clear need to refine the histological assessment in IgA Nephropathy (IgAN). We sought to investigate the clinical significance of the light microscopy (LM) pattern of glomerular injury and of the in...

    Authors: Bogdan Obrișcă, Valentin Mocanu, Roxana Jurubiță, Alexandra Vrabie, Andreea Berechet, Ștefan Lujinschi, Bogdan Sorohan, Andreea Andronesi, Camelia Achim, Gabriela Lupușoru, Georgia Micu, Nicu Caceaune, Mihaela Gherghiceanu and Gener Ismail
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:145
  34. In clinical practice, Measurement of estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) is the gold standard assessing renal function the glomerular filtration rate often estimated from plasma creatinine. Several st...

    Authors: Enock Wekiya, Godfrey P. Mujuzi, Jane Nakiyingi, Juliet Sanya, Moses Matovu, Ocung Guido, Jane Nakaweesi, Charles Karamagi, Joan K. Nakayaga, Edrisa I. Mutebi and Damalie Nakanjako
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:144
  35. The clinical manifestations and prognosis of hemodialysis patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) during the Omicron wave of the pandemic infection were still unclear. This s...

    Authors: Yujing Pan, Dan Li, Zhoucang Zhang, Jing Xu, Xinping Sun, Mei Wang and Jiaxiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:143
  36. IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common type of primary glomerulonephritis, although the definitive markers are unknown. We aimed to investigate the clinical significance of urinary cytokines in patients wit...

    Authors: Soo-Young Yoon, Jin Sug Kim, Su Woong Jung, Yang Gyun Kim, Ju-Young Moon, Sang-Ho Lee, Sung-Vin Yim, Hyeon Seok Hwang and Kyunghwan Jeong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:142
  37. The relationship between atherosclerosis and renal function is well established. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk scores reflect atherosclerotic burden, which changes over time. We investiga...

    Authors: Hye Sun Lee, Hong Il Lim, Tae Ju Moon, So Young Lee and Jun-Hyuk Lee
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:141
  38. Renal tubular dysgenesis (RTD) is a severe disorder with poor prognosis significantly impacting the proximal tubules of the kidney while maintaining an anatomically normal gross structure. The genetic origin o...

    Authors: Aljazi Al-Maraghi, Waleed Aamer, Mubarak Ziab, Elbay Aliyev, Najwa Elbashir, Sura Hussein, Sasirekha Palaniswamy, Dhullipala Anand, Donald R. Love, Adrian Charles, Ammira A.S.Akil and Khalid A. Fakhro
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:139
  39. Delayed graft function (DGF) is an important complication after kidney transplantation surgery. The present study aimed to develop and validate a nomogram for preoperative prediction of DGF on the basis of cli...

    Authors: Meihe Li, Xiaojun Hu, Yang Li, Guozhen Chen, Chen-guang Ding, Xiaohui Tian, Puxun Tian, Heli Xiang, Xiaoming Pan, Xiaoming Ding, Wujun Xue and Jin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:138

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nephrology 2024 25:199

  40. C57BL/6 mice are frequently utilized as murine models with the desired genetic background for altertion in multiple research contexts. So far, there is still a lack of comprehensive kidney morphology and singl...

    Authors: Shanzhi Yang, Peimin Liu, Yan Zhang, Haosen Xu, Jinyi Lan, Huan Jiang, Guoxiang Jin and Xiaoyan Bai
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:137
  41. Immunoglobulin type A (IgA) nephropathy is the most common primary glomerulonephritis (GN) worldwide with higher rates in East and Pacific Asia compared to North America and Europe. Despite high reported preva...

    Authors: Omer Zaidi, Fen Du, Zhaoli Tang, Sandipan Bhattacharjee and Kristin Pareja
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:136
  42. Renal artery variations are clinically significant due to their implications for surgical procedures and renal function. However, data on these variations in Sudanese populations are limited. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Safaa. Mohammed, Eltayeb. AbdAlla, Amal. Elhag and Abdelmoniem. El-Mardi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:135
  43. In the post-marketing stage, cases of hypocalcemia associated with bisphosphonate preparations (BPs) have been reported in patients with decreased kidney function, despite warning against use of BPs in such pa...

    Authors: Tomoaki Hasegawa, Maki Komamine, Chieko Ishiguro, Haruka Motomura, Kazuhiro Kajiyama, Takahiro Nonaka, Yuki Nakazato, Ryota Kimura, Harumi Maniwa, Toyotaka Iguchi, Naoya Horiuchi and Yoshiaki Uyama
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:134
  44. We tried to identify the risk factor associate with early chronic kidney disease (CKD) in recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus patients by utilizing real-world data from Taiwan Diabetes Registry.

    Authors: Yun-Kai Yeh, Kuan-Hung Lin, Wayne Huey-Herng Sheu, Su-Huey Lo, Yen-Po Yeh, Chien-Ning Huang, Chii-Min Hwu and Chieh-Hsiang Lu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:133
  45. This case report presents a detailed analysis of a 31-year-old male patient who presented with a complex array of clinical symptoms, including proteinuria, hematuria, edema, and kidney insufficiency. Despite u...

    Authors: Ruoyu Tong, Zhengmao Luo, Xianyang Zhong, Liming Fan, Huangwen Lai, Meng Shen and Yuanhang Huang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:132

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