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  1. Content type: Research article

    Atherosclerotic ischemic renal disease is a frequent cause of end-stage renal failure leading to dialysis among the elderly; Its prevalence is inferred from autopsy or retrospective arteriographic studies. Thi...

    Authors: Giorgio Coen, Santo Calabria, Silvia Lai, Eleonora Moscaritolo, Italo Nofroni, Giuseppe Ronga, Michele Rossi, Guido Ventroni, Daniela Sardella, Michele Ferrannini, Alvaro Zaccaria and Rosario Cianci

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2003 4:2

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  2. Content type: Research article

    In the United States, transjugular renal biopsies using the Quickcore™ side cut needle system have previously been described primarily for transjugular renal biopsy in patients with concurrent liver and kidney...

    Authors: Kevin C Abbott, Franco M Musio, Ellen M Chung, Nick N Lomis, John D Lane and Christina M Yuan

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2002 3:5

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis is a life threatening condition usually occurring in diabetics. Management of this condition has traditionally been aggressive and surgery is considered mandatory. Howeve...

    Authors: Guillermo Flores, Haiko Nellen, Francisco Magaña and Juan Calleja

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2002 3:4

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are routinely prescribed to patients with chronic kidney disease because of their known renoprotective effects. We evaluated the effect of short-term therapy with the a...

    Authors: Liora Adler, Roy Mathew, Stephen Futterweit, Rachel Frank, Bernard G Gauthier, Clifford E Kashtan and Howard Trachtman MD

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2002 3:2

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Icodextrin is a high molecular weight, starch-derived glucose polymer, which is capable of inducing sustained ultrafiltration over prolonged (12–16 hour) peritoneal dialysis (PD) dwells. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: David Wayne Johnson, Mary Arndt, Amanda O'Shea, Rhonda Watt, Jan Hamilton and Kaia Vincent

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2001 2:2

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  6. Content type: Case report

    It is well established that ACE-inhibitors should be avoided in patients with renal artery stenosis. In recent years it has also been recommended that caution should be demonstrated when angiotensin II blocker...

    Authors: Thomas Lund Johansen and Andreas Kjaer

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2001 2:1

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  7. Content type: Survey/Cross sectional study

    Patients with diabetes have an increased risk for allograft rejection, possibly related to peri-operative hyperglycaemia. Hyperglycaemia is also common following transplantation in patients without diabetes. We h...

    Authors: Merlin C Thomas, John Moran, Timothy H Mathew, Graeme R Russ and M Mohan Rao

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2000 1:1

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