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  1. In chronic kidney disease, IgA nephropathy, and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction have prognostic significance as well. However, the relationship between diastolic dysfunction, arterial stiffness, and ren...

    Authors: Balázs Sági, István Késői, Tibor Vas, Botond Csiky, Judit Nagy and Tibor József Kovács
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:261
  2. Frailty is common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients and becomes more prevalent as kidney disease progresses. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of physical frailty and quantify the relations...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Hui Wang, Yan Bai, Ying Zhang, Liuyan Huang and Huachun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:258
  3. Delayed cerebral ischemia is a clinical entity commonly encountered in patients presenting with acute neurological injury and is often complicated by dysnatremias, such as the cerebral salt wasting syndrome. I...

    Authors: Pape-Mamadou Sene, Ahmad Gebai, Tal Kopel, Jean-François Cailhier, Dominique Lafrance and Jean-Maxime Côté
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:257
  4. The majority of cases of Dent’s disease are caused by pathogenic variants in the CLCN5 gene, which encodes a voltage-gated chloride ion channel (ClC-5), resulting in proximal tubular dysfunction. We present three...

    Authors: S Hayward, J Norton, L Bownass, C Platt, H Campbell, E Watson, N Forrester, S Smithson and A Menon
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:256
  5. It has been shown that dialysate cooling (lowering the dialysate temperature to 0.5 °C below central body temperature) reduces the incidence of intradialytic hypotension. Other influences on hemodialysis patie...

    Authors: Asmaa Elemshaty, Nagy Sayed-Ahmed, Abeer Mesbah and Mohammed Kamal Nassar
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:255
  6. Diabetes mellitus (DM), either preexisting or developing after transplantation, remains a crucial clinical problem in kidney transplantation. To obtain insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying PTDM de...

    Authors: Anne Kipp, Hans-Peter Marti, Janka Babickova, Sigrid Nakken, Sabine Leh, Thea A. S. Halden, Trond Jenssen, Bjørn Egil Vikse, Anders Åsberg, Giulio Spagnoli and Jessica Furriol
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:254
  7. This study aims to provide an academic summary of the clinical characteristics, outcomes and risk factors associated with prolonged hospital stays among the patients with varying renal function statuses during...

    Authors: Tian Xu, Zhiyao Bao, Min Zhou and Weiming Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:253
  8. KDIGO and pRIFLE classifications are commonly used in pediatric acute kidney injury (AKI). As a novel AKI definition, pROCK considered the high variability of serum creatinine in children. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Peng Gao, Wang He, Yu Jin, Chun Zhou, Peiyao Zhang, Wenting Wang, Jinxiao Hu and Jinping Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:251
  9. The kidney reabsorbs large amounts of glucose through Na+-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2). P4-ATPase acts together with the β-subunit TMEM30A to mediate the asymmetric distribution of phosphatidylserine (PS), pho...

    Authors: Sipei Chen, Xinrou Song, Qiong Xiao, Li Wang, Xianjun Zhu, Yang Zou and Guisen Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:250
  10. Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) syndrome is an inherited multi-systemic disorder. Auricular and branchial signs are highly suggestive of BOR syndrome but often develop insidiously, leading to a remarkable misdiagnosi...

    Authors: Zhilang Lin, Jie Li, Yuxin Pei, Ying Mo, Xiaoyun Jiang and Lizhi Chen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:248
  11. Increasing evidence shows that an elevated homocysteine(Hcy) level is associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study systematically evaluated the correlation between homocysteine...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Jihua Feng, Pan Ji, Yani Liu, Huan Wan and Jianfeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:247
  12. Sarcopenia is highly prevalent in haemodialysis (HD) patients and linked to a poor prognosis regarding comorbidities and premature mortality. Previous studies assessed the effects of neuromuscular electrical s...

    Authors: Lena Schinner, Klaus Nagels, Julia Scherf, Christoph Schmaderer, Uwe Heemann, Claudius Küchle and Liya Hannemann
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:246
  13. On December 29, 2021, during the delta wave of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the stock of premanufactured solutions used for continuous kidney replacement therapy (CKRT) at the University o...

    Authors: J. Pedro Teixeira, Lisa Saa, Kevin A. Kaucher, Ruben D. Villanueva, Michelle Shieh, Crystal R. Baca, Brittany Harmon, Zanna J. Owen, Ismael Mendez Majalca, Darren W. Schmidt, Namita Singh, Saeed K. Shaffi, Zhi Q. Xu, Thomas Roha, Jessica A. Mitchell, Sevag Demirjian…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:245
  14. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) present high mortality and morbidity rates despite the availability of various therapies. Although CKD-mineral and bone disorder (MBD) and renal anemia are important ...

    Authors: Kazuhiko Kato, Akio Nakashima, Ichiro Ohkido, Kenji Kasai and Takashi Yokoo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:244
  15. Urinary ascites represents a scarcely observed pseudo-acute kidney injury in clinical settings. Protracted or missed diagnosis may hold grave ramifications for patient outcomes.

    Authors: Ran Jiang, Yumin Huang, Ming Zeng, Changying Xing, Huijuan Mao and Buyun Wu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:243
  16. Pharmacological inhibition of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone-system (RAASi) is the cornerstone of hypertension treatment, renoprotection and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with t...

    Authors: C. M. Gant, M. M. Oosterwijk, S. H. Binnenmars, G. J. Navis, H. Haverkate, S. J. L. Bakker and G. D. Laverman
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:240
  17. Sarcopenia has been associated with adverse outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), particularly in those undergoing hemodialysis (HD). However, the trajectories across sarcopenia stages, their...

    Authors: Marvery P. Duarte, Marina S. Pereira, Victor M. Baião, Fábio A. Vieira, Maryanne Zilli Canedo Silva, Rodrigo R. Krug, Antônio J. Inda-Filho, Aparecido P. Ferreira, Ricardo M. Lima, Carla Maria Avesani, Otávio T. Nóbrega, Maycon M. Reboredo and Heitor S. Ribeiro
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:239
  18. To study the influencing factors for coronary artery calcification (CAC) in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients and the relationship between CAC and bone metabolism markers and to attempt to find a reliabl...

    Authors: Lin Xiong, Qi-qi Chen, Yong Cheng, Yong-shu Lan, Jian-bo Yang, Xiang-qiong Wen, Xin Xie, Ting Kang, Wei-hua Wu and Santao Ou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:238
  19. Renal tubular acidosis is the principal clinical feature associated with tubulointerstitial nephritis in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome. Renal tubular dysfunction due to interstitial nephritis has be...

    Authors: Shintaro Hamada, Tomoaki Takata, Kentaro Yamada, Marie Yamamoto, Yukari Mae, Takuji Iyama, Takaaki Sugihara, Miki Takata and Hajime Isomoto
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:237
  20. China has the largest number of patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) worldwide. Despite continuous improvements in hemodialysis techniques, patients on MHD have a higher mortality rate than the general p...

    Authors: Jing Liu, Huixian Zhang, Zongli Diao, Wang Guo, Hongdong Huang, Li Zuo and Wenhu Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:236
  21. Primary membranous nephropathy (PMN) frequently causes nephrotic syndrome and declining kidney function. Disease progression is likely modulated by patient-specific and therapy-associated factors awaiting char...

    Authors: Lukas Westermann, Felix A. Rottmann, Martin J. Hug, Dawid L. Staudacher, Rika Wobser, Frederic Arnold and Thomas Welte
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:235

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  22. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a multifactorial condition which presents a substantial burden to healthcare systems. There is limited evidence on whether it is seasonal. We sought to investigate the seasonality ...

    Authors: Hikaru Bolt, Anne Suffel, Julian Matthewman, Frank Sandmann, Laurie Tomlinson and Rosalind Eggo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:234
  23. Hyperkalaemia is a known risk factor for cardiac arrhythmia and mortality in patients on haemodialysis. Despite standard adequate haemodialysis, hyperkalaemia is common in patients with end-stage renal disease...

    Authors: Zhaohui Ni, Haijiao Jin, Renhua Lu, Lihong Zhang, Li Yao, Guojian Shao, Li Zuo, Shuguang Qin, Xinzhou Zhang, Qinghong Zhang, Weimin Yu, Qun Luo, Yuqing Ren, Hui Peng, Jie Xiao, Qiongqiong Yang…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:233
  24. The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has been followed by many reports of the development and relapse of autoimmune diseases associated with SARS-CoV-2 vaccina...

    Authors: Miyako Fukuda, Tomohiro Kaneko, Takahiro Kawai, Hiromasa Ishii and Akira Shimizu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:232
  25. The diagnostic performance of PLA2R and IgG subclass staining of kidney biopsies relative to anti-PLA2R seropositivity in the differentiation of primary and secondary membranous nephropathy (pMN, sMN) was exam...

    Authors: Dóra Bajcsi, László Bitó, Sándor Turkevi-Nagy, Tibor Nyári, Éva Kemény, Péter Légrády, György Ábrahám and Béla Iványi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:230
  26. Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) are considered to have the potential to maintain renal function by correcting glomerular hypertension in patients with diabetic kidney disease (DKD). The aim ...

    Authors: Sawako Kato, Yachiyo Kuwatsuka, Masahiko Ando, Yoshitaka Tatematsu, Nobuhiro Nishibori and Shoichi Maruyama
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:228
  27. Acute hyperglycemia has been identified as a risk factor for acute kidney injury occurrence and mortality in various diseases. The aim of the current study was to investigate the relationship between stress-in...

    Authors: Wenkai Xia, Chenyu Li, Meisi Kuang, Yu Wu, Lingyu Xu and Hong Hu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:227
  28. In older adults, epidemiological data on incidence rates (IR) of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI) are scarce. Also, little is known about trajectories of kidney function before hospitalization with ...

    Authors: Natalie Ebert, Alice Schneider, Doerte Huscher, Nina Mielke, Yanina Balabanova, Gunnar Brobert, Carla Lakenbrink, Martin Kuhlmann, Anne-Katrin Fietz, Markus van der Giet, Volker Wenning and Elke Schaeffner
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:226
  29. Nutcracker syndrome (NCS) caused by left renal vein (LRV) entrapment, is one of the most common causes of orthostatic proteinuria. In stereotype, orthostatic proteinuria is often accompanied by left renal vein...

    Authors: Liling Lin, Kai Zhang, Xiao Yang, Lu Lin, Xuemei Li and Ling Qiu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:225
  30. Osteoporosis is a systemic disease characterized by decreased bone strength and an increased risk of fracture in old age. Age and pathologic renal failure are independent risk factors for osteoporosis. However...

    Authors: Mehdi Mahmudpour, Narges Homayoun, Iraj Nabipour, Mohammad Reza Kalantar Hormozi, Saeid Najafpour boushehri, Bagher Larijani, Afshin Ostovar, Azam Amini and Maryam Marzban
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:224
  31. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is characterized by necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis involving small-sized vessels in the upper airways, lower airways, and kidneys. Renal pathology is usually charac...

    Authors: Mai Higashihara, Tetsuya Kawamura, Yoichi Miyazaki, Takashi Yokoo and Kensuke Joh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:223
  32. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is defined as a sudden episode of kidney failure but is known to be under-recognized by healthcare professionals. The Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) guidelines have f...

    Authors: Michael S.A. Niemantsverdriet, Wouter M. Tiel Groenestege, M. Khairoun, Imo E. Hoefer, Wouter W. van Solinge, Domenico Bellomo, Martin H. van Vliet, Karin A.H. Kaasjager and Saskia Haitjema
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:222
  33. Elevated creatinine concentrations often indicate acute renal injury and renal biopsies are considered in this situation. However,pseudohypercreatininemia is potential cause of elevated creatinine concentratio...

    Authors: Ayako Tasaki, Makoto Fukuda, Yuki Ikeda, Masatora Yamasaki, Ikko Yamaguchi, Shinichi Aishima and Motoaki Miyazono
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:220
  34. An important aspect of end-of-life decisions in dialysis patients is elective withdrawal from dialysis therapy. Several studies have shown that clinical factors, such as comorbidity, play a role in dialysis wi...

    Authors: Essam S. El-Magd, Robbert W. Schouten, Els Nadort, Prataap K. Chandie Shaw, Yves F.C. Smets, Louis-Jean Vleming, Friedo W. Dekker, Birit F.P. Broekman, Adriaan Honig and Carl E.H. Siegert
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:219
  35. Recent developments in mass spectrometry (MS) have revealed target antigens for membranous nephropathy (MN), including phospholipase A2 receptor and exostosin 1/exostosin 2 (EXT1/2). EXT1/2 are known antigens ...

    Authors: Takuya Yamazaki, Haruka Takahashi, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Emi Sakamoto, Kenta Tominaga, Syun Sakurabayashi, Tetsuya Abe, Takashi Sano, Yukihiro Wada, Naomi Kuwahara, Akira Shimizu and Yasuo Takeuchi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:218
  36. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) substantially impacts different aspects of patients' lives, including mental and physical health, and overall quality of life. The aim of our study is to assess the quality of l...

    Authors: Mohammed Alshehri, Abdullah Alshehri, Ali Alfageeh, Khalid Asiri, Alwaleed Alshehri, Feras Alqahtani, Mazen Alshehri, Mohanad Alshabab and Omar Asiri
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:216
  37. To determine whether continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) plus standard medical therapy (SMT) vs. SMT alone prevents rhabdomyolysis (RM)-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) and analyze the related he...

    Authors: Yan Meng, Ming-xue Zhou, Chun-bo Wu, De-hua Wang, Jian-rong Zhao and Dong-yin Shi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:215
  38. Rituximab, a chimeric anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, is an effective treatment for nephrotic syndrome. Hypokalemia is a rare adverse reaction among patients treated with rituximab although there have been exte...

    Authors: Yiyun Song, Lin Ding, Xin An, Yi Zhao, Xianhua Li, Xiangdong Yang and Xiaoyan Xiao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:214
  39. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a prevalent and life-threatening situation recognized as an emerging health issue. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of demographic and laboratory parameters on the...

    Authors: Rayka Malek, Ahmadreza Baghestani, Farin Rashid-Farokhi, Shadi Shafaghi, Farzanehsadat Minoo, Foolad Eghbali, Navin Chandra, Masoud Shafaghi, Kaveh Bonyadi and Fatemeh Sadat Hosseini-Baharanchi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:213

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