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  1. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with worse outcomes among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Less is known about the impact of CKD on longitudinal outcomes among clopidogrel treated patien...

    Authors: Michael J Fischer, P Michael Ho, Kelly McDermott, Elliott Lowy and Chirag R Parikh

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:107

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  2. Reflex anuria is an uncommon cause for acute renal failure, which occurs almost always after manipulation or irritation to kidneys, ureter, bladder or other pelvic organs.

    Authors: Vijayabala Jeevagan, Mitrakrishnan Navinan, Arunie Munasinghe, Abdul Nazar, Anura Wijewardena and Godwin Constantine

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:106

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  3. Bilirubin (BIL) has been recognized as an endogenous antioxidant that shows a protective effect for cardiorenal diseases. We investigated whether administration of BIL had a protective effect on cyclosporine (...

    Authors: Se Won Oh, Eun Seong Lee, Sejoong Kim, Ki Young Na, Dong Wan Chae, Suhnggwon Kim and Ho Jun Chin

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:105

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  4. Steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome is a severe hereditary disease often caused by mutations in the NPHS2 gene. This gene encodes the lipid binding protein podocin which localizes to the slit diaphragm of podocy...

    Authors: Linus A Völker, Eva-Maria Schurek, Markus M Rinschen, Judit Tax, Barbara A Schutte, Tobias Lamkemeyer, Denise Ungrue, Bernhard Schermer, Thomas Benzing and Martin Höhne

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:102

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  5. Group A streptococcus (GAS) is an etiological agent for the immune mediated sequela post streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN). In some populations PSGN is recognized as a risk factor for chronic kidney dise...

    Authors: Mohan Ganesh Karmarkar, Gouri Pandharinath Hule, Niwrutti Khandu Hase, Preeti Rajeev Mehta, Scott Robert Walter and Kadaba Srinivasa Sriprakash

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:101

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  6. Recent trends in parathyroidectomy rates are not known. Our objective was to investigate the trend in parathyroidectomy rates between 2001 and 2010, and to evaluate if the availability and reimbursement of cin...

    Authors: Jean-Philippe Lafrance, Héloïse Cardinal, Martine Leblanc, François Madore, Vincent Pichette, Louise Roy and Jacques Le Lorier

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:100

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  7. Current data describing the epidemiology of acute kidney injury (AKI) following repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) are limited and long-term outcomes are largely unknown. Our objectives were t...

    Authors: Ilana Kopolovic, Kim Simmonds, Shelley Duggan, Mark Ewanchuk, Daniel E Stollery and Sean M Bagshaw

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:99

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  8. The inhibition of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) IV shows protective effects on tissue injury of the heart, lung, and kidney. Forkhead box O (FoxO) transcriptional factors regulate cellular differentiation, growth...

    Authors: Kwon Wook Joo, Sejoong Kim, Shin-young Ahn, Ho Jun Chin, Dong-Wan Chae, Jeonghwan Lee, Jin Suk Han and Ki Young Na

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:98

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  9. Impaired kidney function is an established predictor of mortality after acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (ANVUGIB); however, which factors are associated with mortality after ANVUGIB among pat...

    Authors: Ju-Yeh Yang, Tsung-Chun Lee, Maria E Montez-Rath, Glenn M Chertow and Wolfgang C Winkelmayer

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:97

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  10. It has been shown that nanomaterials (NMs) are able to translocate to secondary tissues one of the important being the kidneys. Oxidative stress has been implicated as a possible mechanism for NM toxicity, hen...

    Authors: Ali Kermanizadeh, Sandra Vranic, Sonja Boland, Kevin Moreau, Armelle Baeza-Squiban, Birgit K Gaiser, Livia A Andrzejczuk and Vicki Stone

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:96

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  11. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects up to 16% of the adult population and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. People at highest risk from progressive CKD are defined by a sustained decline...

    Authors: Stephanie Stringer, Praveen Sharma, Mary Dutton, Mark Jesky, Khai Ng, Okdeep Kaur, Iain Chapple, Thomas Dietrich, Charles Ferro and Paul Cockwell

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:95

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited disorder that is characterized by the development of cysts in the kidneys and other organs. Urinary protein excretion is usually less than 1...

    Authors: Keiichi Sumida, Yoshifumi Ubara, Junichi Hoshino, Noriko Hayami, Tatsuya Suwabe, Rikako Hiramatsu, Eiko Hasegawa, Masayuki Yamanouchi, Naoki Sawa, Kenmei Takaichi and Kenichi Ohashi

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:94

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Nasal colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a well defined risk factor for subsequent bacteremia and death in various groups of patients, but its impact on outcome in patients re...

    Authors: Holger Schmid, Andre Romanos, Helmut Schiffl and Stephan R Lederer

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:93

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  14. Metabolic complications are associated with clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). These outcomes differ among patients according to the different stages of disease. The prevalence an...

    Authors: I-Wen Wu, Kuang-Hung Hsu, Chin-Chan Lee, Chiao-Yin Sun, Heng-Jung Hsu, Ming-Jui Hung and Mai-Szu Wu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:92

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  15. We describe a case of a fever of unknown etiology that was caused by a caseating tubercle granuloma which produced erythropoietin. To our knowledge, this is the first report of an erythropoietin- producing gra...

    Authors: Minoru Satoh, Hiroshi Ueta, Takehiko Tokura, Tamaki Sasaki and Naoki Kashihara

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:91

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  16. People with end-stage kidney disease treated with dialysis experience high rates of premature death that are at least 30-fold that of the general population, and have markedly impaired quality of life. Despite...

    Authors: Giovanni FM Strippoli, Suetonia C Palmer, Marinella Ruospo, Patrizia Natale, Valeria Saglimbene, Jonathan C Craig, Fabio Pellegrini, Massimo Petruzzi, Michele De Benedittis, Pauline Ford, David W Johnson, Eduardo Celia, Ruben Gelfman, Miguel R Leal, Marietta Torok, Paul Stroumza…

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:90

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  17. There is ongoing controversy concerning optimum anticoagulation and buffering in continuous venovenous haemofiltration (CVVH). Regional anticoagulation with trisodium citrate also acting as a buffer in the rep...

    Authors: Shaikh A Nurmohamed, Borefore P Jallah, Marc G Vervloet, Gul Yldirim, Pieter M ter Wee and AB Johan Groeneveld

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:89

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  18. Biochemical markers of altered mineral metabolism have been associated with increased mortality in end stage renal disease patients. Several studies have demonstrated non-linear (U-shaped or J-shaped) associat...

    Authors: Jaime L Natoli, Rob Boer, Brian H Nathanson, Ross M Miller, Silvia Chiroli, William G Goodman and Vasily Belozeroff

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:88

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  19. The prevalence of obese and overweight patients has increased dramatically worldwide. Both are common risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) as indicated by a diminished estimated glomerular filtration ...

    Authors: Kathleen Dittmann, Anke Hannemann, Henri Wallaschofski, Rainer Rettig, Sylvia Stracke, Henry Völzke, Matthias Nauck and Nele Friedrich

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:87

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  20. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an emerging public health problem worldwide. Previous studies have shown an association between blood pressure (BP) and CKD. However, it is not clear if there are ethnic differe...

    Authors: Charumathi Sabanayagam, Boon Wee Teo, E Shyong Tai, Tazeen H Jafar and Tien Yin Wong

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:86

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  21. Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) is the earliest marker of disturbed mineral metabolism as renal function decreases. Its serum levels are associated with mortality in dialysis patients, persons with chronic...

    Authors: Per-Anton Westerberg, Åsa Tivesten, Magnus K Karlsson, Dan Mellström, Eric Orwoll, Claes Ohlsson, Tobias E Larsson, Torbjörn Linde and Östen Ljunggren

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:85

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  22. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) may involve both kidneys. When bilateral nephrectomy is necessary renal replacement therapy is mandatory. Treating such patients with sequential therapy based on cytokines, antiangio...

    Authors: John Syrios, Georgios Kechagias and Nicolas Tsavaris

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:84

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  23. Psychosocial factors including depression, anxiety and lower social support are common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However the influence of these potentially modifiable risk factors on morbi...

    Authors: Charlotte M McKercher, Alison J Venn, Leigh Blizzard, Mark R Nelson, Andrew J Palmer, Michael A Ashby, Jennifer L Scott and Matthew D Jose

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:83

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  24. IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common primary glomerulonephritis worldwide, leading to renal failure in 15% to 40% of cases. IgAN is diagnosed by renal biopsy, an invasive method that is not risk-free. We ...

    Authors: Fredzzia Graterol, Maribel Navarro-Muñoz, Meritxell Ibernon, Dolores López, Maria-Isabel Troya, Vanessa Pérez, Josep Bonet and Ramón Romero

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:82

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  25. Large, population-based administrative healthcare databases can be used to identify patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) when serum creatinine laboratory results are unavailable. We examined the validity...

    Authors: Jamie L Fleet, Stephanie N Dixon, Salimah Z Shariff, Robert R Quinn, Danielle M Nash, Ziv Harel and Amit X Garg

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:81

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  26. A marked reduction in serum levels of bioactive insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) has been observed in fasting hemodialysis (HD) patients during a 4-h HD session. The aim of the present study was to investi...

    Authors: Mark Reinhard, Jan Frystyk, Bente Jespersen, Mette Bjerre, Jens S Christiansen, Allan Flyvbjerg and Per Ivarsen

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:80

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  27. There are only a few risk factors known for primary patency loss in patients with an arteriovenous graft or fistula. Furthermore, a limited number of studies have investigated the association between arteriove...

    Authors: Gürbey Ocak, Joris I Rotmans, Carla Y Vossen, Frits R Rosendaal, Raymond T Krediet, Elisabeth W Boeschoten, Friedo W Dekker and Marion Verduijn

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:79

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  28. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a progressive disease that causes a permanent impairment of renal function and premature mortality. The associated prognosis may result in serious psychological distress to the ...

    Authors: Hsin-Hung Chiang, Hanoch Livneh, Mei-Ling Yen, Tsai-Chung Li and Tzung-Yi Tsai

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:78

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  29. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is known to expose the patient to a high risk of death due to cardiovascular and infective causes. In parallel, septic shock is a major challenge for cardiovascular and immune syst...

    Authors: Julien Maizel, Romain Deransy, Benedicte Dehedin, Edouard Secq, Elie Zogheib, Elisabeth Lewandowski, Chritstophe Tribouilloy, Ziad A Massy, Gabriel Choukroun and Michel Slama

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:77

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  30. Renal replacement therapy may have a favorable effect on diastolic left ventricular function, but it is not clear whether hemodiafiltration is superior to hemodialysis in this field. Nitric oxide (NO) and asym...

    Authors: Árpád Czifra, Alida Páll, Julianna Kulcsár, Kitti Barta, Attila Kertész, György Paragh, István Lőrincz, Zoltán Jenei, Anupam Agarwal, Abolfazl Zarjou, József Balla and Zoltán Szabó

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:76

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  31. Population-based data on the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in sub-Saharan Africa is still very limited. We assessed the prevalence and determinants of CKD, and evaluated the concordance of commonly ad...

    Authors: Tandi E Matsha, Yandiswa Y Yako, Megan A Rensburg, Mogamat S Hassan, Andre P Kengne and Rajiv T Erasmus

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:75

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  32. Myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated glomerulonephritis (MPO-ANCA-GN) and concurrent membranous nephropathy (MN) are very rare combination. Their causal relationship has been suggest...

    Authors: Michiko Shimada, Takeshi Fujita, Norio Nakamura, Ikuyo Narita, Yuko Shimaya, Reiichi Murakami, Hideaki Yamabe, Hiroshi Osawa and Ken Okumura

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:73

    Content type: Case report

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  33. During haemodialysis (HD) treatment, increase of platelet (PLT) activation and induction of procoagulant activity is demonstrated. Although the role of the endothelium and its direct interaction with coagulati...

    Authors: Marianne Schoorl, Margreet Schoorl, Menso J Nubé and Piet CM Bartels

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:72

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  34. The Chimney graft (CG) procedure is one of the novel modification techniques of the endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) surgery to treat suprarenal and juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Other indications ...

    Authors: Amir Gal-Oz, Yehuda G Wolf, Galia Rosen, Haggai Sharon, Idit F Schwartz and Gil Chernin

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:71

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  35. Hepcidin is a central regulator of iron metabolism. Serum hepcidin levels are increased in patients with renal insufficiency, which may contribute to anemia. Urine hepcidin was found to be increased in some pa...

    Authors: Hilde PE Peters, Coby MM Laarakkers, Peter Pickkers, Rosalinde Masereeuw, Otto C Boerman, Annemarie Eek, Elisabeth AM Cornelissen, Dorine W Swinkels and Jack FM Wetzels

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:70

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  36. The epidemic of diabetic nephropathy (DN) has been paralleled by rapid increases in both obesity and diabetes in China. The aim of this study was to investigate the natural history of DN and the association of...

    Authors: Hui-Mei Chen, Wen-Wen Shen, Yong-Chun Ge, Yi-De Zhang, Hong-Lang Xie and Zhi-Hong Liu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:69

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  37. Left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony is associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease. Our aim was to determine the associations of LV dynamic dyssynchrony with p...

    Authors: Ching-Hui Huang, Chia-Chu Chang, Tzu-Lan Chang and Yu-Jun Chang

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:68

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  38. Resistance to ESAs (erythropoietin stimulating agents) is highly prevalent in hemodialysis patients with diabetes and associated with an increased mortality. The aim of this study was to identify predictors fo...

    Authors: Andreas Schneider, Markus P Schneider, Hubert Scharnagl, Alan G Jardine, Christoph Wanner and Christiane Drechsler

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:67

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  39. Pulmonary renal syndrome (PRS), denoting the presence of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage and glomerulonephritis as manifestations of systemic autoimmune disease, is very rare in childhood. The coexistence of circu...

    Authors: Radovan Bogdanović, Predrag Minić, Jasmina Marković-Lipkovski, Nataša Stajić, Nataša Savić and Milan Rodić

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:66

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (SSINS) is most often encountered in sporadic cases of minimal change disease (MCD). Only rare cases of familial forms of MCD have been reported and most of them...

    Authors: Hassib Chehade, Francois Cachat, Eric Girardin, Samuel Rotman, Antonio Jorge Correia, Florence Fellmann and Olivier Bonny

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:65

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  41. Anemia secondary to iron deficiency is common in patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD) but it is unclear if oral supplementation is as effective as intravenous (IV) supplementati...

    Authors: Shankar P Nagaraju, Adam Cohn, Ayub Akbari, Janet L Davis and Deborah L Zimmerman

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:64

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  42. Lupus nephritis is considered to be a principal cause of morbidity and mortality in SLE. Few studies focus on the association between anti-C1q antibodies in circulation and renal C1q deposition in human lupus ...

    Authors: Ying Tan, Di Song, Li-hua Wu, Feng Yu and Ming-hui Zhao

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:63

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  43. Mortality in female patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary angioplasty (pPCI) is higher than in men. We examined gender differences in the prevalence and prognostic...

    Authors: Sofie A Gevaert, Dirk De Bacquer, Patrick Evrard, Marc Renard, Christophe Beauloye, Patrick Coussement, Herbert De Raedt, Peter R Sinnaeve and Marc J Claeys

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:62

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  44. Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by branchial, ear, and renal anomalies. The most common gene mutated in BOR patients is EYA1, the human homolog of the Drosophila ...

    Authors: Maddalena Gigante, Marilena d’Altilia, Eustacchio Montemurno, Sterpeta Diella, Francesca Bruno, Giuseppe S Netti, Elena Ranieri, Giovanni Stallone, Barbara Infante, Giuseppe Grandaliano and Loreto Gesualdo

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:60

    Content type: Case report

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  45. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common form of inherited kidney disease that results in renal failure. ADPKD is a systemic disorder with cysts and connective tissue abnormaliti...

    Authors: Jana Reiterová, Jitka Štekrová, Miroslav Merta, Jaroslav Kotlas, Veronika Elišáková, Petr Lněnička, Marie Korabečná, Milada Kohoutová and Vladimír Tesař

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:59

    Content type: Case report

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  46. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an independent risk factor for mortality and is responsible for a significant burden of healthcare expenditure, so accurate measurement of its incidence is important. Administrativ...

    Authors: Laurie A Tomlinson, Alex M Riding, Rupert A Payne, Gary A Abel, Charles R Tomson, Ian B Wilkinson, Martin O Roland and Afzal N Chaudhry

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:58

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