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  1. Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), a kind of antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody associated vasculitis (AAV), predominantly affects small-sized vessels. MPA is a significant cause of the pulmonary-renal syndr...

    Authors: Cihan Uysal, Tugba Yilmaz, Hafsa Kocyigit, Hulya Akgun and Murat Hayri Sipahioglu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:84
  2. Altered hemodynamics in liver disease often results in overestimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) by creatinine-based GFR estimating (eGFR) equations. Recently, we have validated a novel eGFR equation ...

    Authors: Frank Stämmler, Laurence Derain-Dubourg, Sandrine Lemoine, Jeffrey W. Meeusen, Surendra Dasari, John C. Lieske, Andrew Robertson and Eric Schiffer
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:83
  3. Physical frailty is a major health concern among people receiving haemodialysis (HD) for stage-5 chronic kidney disease (CKD-5). Wearable accelerometers are increasingly being recommended to objectively monito...

    Authors: Tobia Zanotto, Thomas H. Mercer, Marietta L. van der Linden, Jamie P. Traynor and Pelagia Koufaki
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:82
  4. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the most frequent complications in patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk factors of AKI...

    Authors: Wan Chen, Mingyu Pei, Chunxia Chen, Ruikai Zhu, Bo Wang, Lei Shi, Guozheng Qiu, Wenlong Duan, Yutao Tang, Qinwei Ji and Liwen Lv
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:81
  5. The Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) is a commonly utilised frailty screening tool that has been associated with hospitalisation and mortality in haemodialysis recipients, but is subject to heterogenous methodolog...

    Authors: Benjamin M Anderson, Muhammad Qasim, Gonzalo Correa, Felicity Evison, Suzy Gallier, Charles J Ferro, Thomas A Jackson and Adnan Sharif
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:80
  6. Latinx individuals are disproportionally burdened by kidney diseases compared to non-Latinx White individuals and are underrepresented in kidney-related research. We aimed to describe stakeholder perspectives ...

    Authors: Flor Alvarado, Cynthia Delgado, Susanne B. Nicholas, Allison Jaure and Lilia Cervantes
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:79
  7. Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease (CKD) after cardiac surgery are associated with poor renal prognosis and increased mortality. The impact of intraoperative hemodialysis (IHD) on postoperative ren...

    Authors: Takahiro Inoue, Hiroshi Kuji, Kanako Nagaoka, Takafumi Akanuma, Junko Fukuda, Hiroki Matsui, Hiroaki Tanabe, Mamiko Ohara and Tomo Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:78
  8. Acute kidney injury is a frequent cause of hospital readmission in kidney transplant recipients (KTR), usually associated with infections and graft rejection. Herein, we report a case of an unusual cause of ac...

    Authors: Luis E. M. Martins, Miguel Moyses-Neto, Roberto S. Costa, Fabiola Traina and Elen A. Romao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:77
  9. Oxaliplatin is an anticancer therapy for pancreatic, gastric, and colorectal cancers. It is also used in patients with carcinomas of unknown primary sites. Oxaliplatin is associated with less frequent renal dy...

    Authors: Yu Soma, Taiichi Kawabe, Daiyu Kitaji, Kaoru Hoshino, Sumire Sunohara, Takehisa Iwano and Naomi Kawano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:76
  10. In hospitalized patients with acute renal injury (AKI), acute tubulointerstitial nephritis (AIN) constitutes one of the leading etiologies. The objective of this study was to identify clinical and biochemical ...

    Authors: López Giacoman Salvador, González Fuentes Carolina, Robles Dávila Jesús, Soto Abraham María Virgilia, Román Acosta Susana, Chávez Íñiguez Jonathan, Salas Pacheco José Luis and Ronco Claudio
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:75
  11. Anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (p-CKDs) may initiate or exacerbate left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This study aimed to determine whether treatment using long-acting erythropoietin-stimulati...

    Authors: Hiroaki Io, Masahiro Muto, Yu Sasaki, Masanori Ishizaka, Toshiki Kano, Haruna Fukuzaki, Takuya Maeda, Yuki Shimizu, Junichiro Nakata and Yusuke Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:74
  12. The systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) is an emerging prognostic marker of cancer. We aimed to explore the predictive ability of the SII on acute kidney injury (AKI) and prognosis in patients with sponta...

    Authors: Qiang Wang, Shifang Li, Meifeng Sun, Junwei Ma, Jian Sun and Mingchao Fan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:73
  13. Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (ISCLS) is a rare disease characterized by recurrent episodes of acute life-threatening attacks of shock, hemoconcentration, and hypoalbuminemia. Increase in capilla...

    Authors: Hyang-yun Lee, Jungho Shin, Su-Hyun Kim and Jin Ho Hwang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:72
  14. The microinflammatory state can influence the occurrence of dialysis-related complications in dialysis patients. Chronic periodontitis (CP), in which plaque biofilm is considered to be the initiating factor, i...

    Authors: Zhihao Chen, Hai Deng, Kristine Sun, Zehui Huang, Shan Wei, Yunyao Lin, Zhongchen Song and Yingli Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:71
  15. The coinfection between cytomegalovirus (CMV) and either human herpesvirus‐6 (HHV‐6) or HHV-7 in renal transplant recipients is well known; however, there have been few reports of coinfection of CMV associated...

    Authors: Sik Lee, Kyoung Min Kim, Hong Pil Hwang and Jeong-Hwan Hwang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:69
  16. Hypertensive emergency is a critical disease that causes multifaceted sequelae, including end-stage kidney disease and cardiovascular disease. Although the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone (RAA) system is enormou...

    Authors: Keita Endo, Koichi Hayashi, Yuki Hara, Akihiro Miyake, Keisuke Takano, Takehiro Horikawa, Kaede Yoshino, Masahiro Sakai, Koichi Kitamura, Shinsuke Ito, Naohiko Imai, Shigeki Fujitani and Toshihiko Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:68
  17.  End-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis (ESRD) patients are at high risk for contracting COVID-19. In this propensity matched cohort study, we examined the prevalence of COVID-19 in emergency room (E...

    Authors: Claire S. Baptiste, Esther Adegbulugbe, Divya Shankaranarayanan, Zahra Izzi, Samir Patel, Rasha Nakity, Richard L. Amdur and Dominic Raj
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:67
  18. Guidelines on chronic kidney disease (CKD) recommend that nephrologists use clinical prediction models (CPMs). However, the actual use of CPMs seems limited in clinical practice. We conducted a national survey...

    Authors: Dorinde E. M. van der Horst, Noel Engels, Jos Hendrikx, Marinus A. van den Dorpel, Arwen H. Pieterse, Anne M. Stiggelbout, Cornelia F. van Uden–Kraan and Willem jan W. Bos
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:66
  19. Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is known to be a complication of using intravascular contrast injection. Unfortunately, it is associated with adverse outcomes such as prolonged length of hospital...

    Authors: Iman Ibrahim Sarhan, Yasser A. Abdellatif, Rania Elsayed Saad and Nahla Mohamed Teama
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:65
  20. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has a significant impact on global health. Studies have shown that subclinical thyroid dysfunction may be related to CKD, but the association between subclinical thyroid dysfunctio...

    Authors: Hye Jeong Kim, Sang Joon Park, Hyeong Kyu Park, Dong Won Byun, Kyoil Suh and Myung Hi Yoo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:64
  21. Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common primary glomerulopathy worldwide, and lacks the effective treatment. The study was aimed to investigate the clinical efficacy of fluticasone propionate ae...

    Authors: Liping Sun, Xinyi Zi, Zhen Wang and Xinzhou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:63
  22. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a globally significant non-communicable disorder. CKD prevalence varies between countries and within a country. We compared the prevalence rates of CKD in South Africa with sub-...

    Authors: Sudesh Hariparshad, Rajendra Bhimma, Louansha Nandlal, Edgar Jembere, Saraladevi Naicker and Alain Assounga
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:62
  23. In context of increasing complexity and risk of deceased kidney donors and transplant recipients, the impact of center volume (CV) on the outcomes of high-risk kidney transplants(KT) has not been well determined.

    Authors: Massini Merzkani, Su-Hsin Chang, Haris Murad, Krista L. Lentine, Munis Mattu, Mei Wang, Vangie Hu, Bolin Wang, Yazen Al-Hosni, Obadah Alzahabi, Omar Alomar, Jason Wellen and Tarek Alhamad
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:61
  24. IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is a major cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Renal interstitial fibrosis is a hallmark of CKD progression. Non-invasive biomarkers are needed to dynamically evaluate renal fibrosis....

    Authors: Jie Guan, Meiling Wang, Man Zhao, Wentao Ni and Man Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:60
  25. People’s lifestyles and, especially, their eating habits affect their health and the functioning of the organs in their bodies, including the kidneys. One’s diet influences the cells’ responses to stressful co...

    Authors: Alireza Raji-Amirhasani, Mohammad Khaksari, Zahra Soltani, Shadan Saberi, Maryam Iranpour, Fatemeh Darvishzadeh Mahani, Zahra Hajializadeh and Nazanin Sabet
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:59
  26. Various nursing models are usually employed to achieve self-management and improve the quality of life in chronic conditions. Given its person-based characteristics, the 5 A nursing model can improve the quali...

    Authors: Sahar Keivan, Abdolali Shariati, Mojtaba Miladinia and Mohammad Hosein Haghighizadeh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:58
  27. Impaired renal function was not a recognized indication for renal biopsy. The effects of receiving renal biopsy on the renal functional prognosis for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with impaired renal f...

    Authors: Tianyi Zhang, Xiaoqian Yang, Minfang Zhang, Wenyan Zhou, Yan Jin, Hang Zhou, Yin Zhou, Qin Wang and Shan Mou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:56
  28. Uremic tumoral calcinosis (UTC) is a rare complication in hemodialysis patients, whose mechanism remains incompletely understood. We report two cases with UTC who experienced completely different patterns of r...

    Authors: Jialin Li, Xuan Li, Xiuhong Dong, Lin Ma, Zhentao Guo and Xuexun Chen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:55
  29. Late-onset oligomeganephronia (OMN) is a rare chronic kidney disease and has no quantitative criteria for diagnosis yet. The current study aimed to explore its clinicopathological features by histomorphometric...

    Authors: Ya-Li Ren, Yang Li, Jie Gao, Xu-Jie Zhou, Li Yang and Su-Xia Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:54
  30. Recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) after kidney transplantation (KT) is a serious complication and a significant risk factor for graft failure. However, there is no clear evidence of the effec...

    Authors: Hye Eun Kwon, Young Hoon Kim, Sang Ah Lee, Jae Jun Lee, Youngmin Ko, Sung Shin, Joo Hee Jung, Frances S. Sung, Chung Hee Baek, Hyosang Kim, Su-Kil Park and Hyunwook Kwon
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:53
  31. More than 4 billion doses of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine have been administered worldwide but the relationship between the different vaccines and the development of renal disease is unknown. We ...

    Authors: Samuel B. M. Williams, Stephen D. J. Holwill, Rhian L. Clissold and Coralie Bingham
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:52
  32. Bevacizumab is a monoclonal antibody drug targeting Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), which binds to VEGF receptors to inhibit vascular endothelial cell proliferation and angiogenesis, thus inhibiting...

    Authors: Yanxin Liu, Changjiang Dong, Xucheng He, Pan Wu, Yamin Shu and Li Chen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:51
  33. Early diagnosis and typing are crucial for improving the prognosis of patients with renal amyloidosis. Currently, Untargeted proteomics based precise diagnosis and typing of amyloid deposits are crucial for gu...

    Authors: Yuan Li, Ying Zhang, Xinjin Zhou, Xinli Xue, Muxi Wang, Dedong Kang, Yali Zhou, Ruimin Hu, Songxia Quan, Guolan Xing and Jinghua Yang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:50
  34. People with kidney failure often require surgery and experience worse postoperative outcomes compared to the general population, but existing risk prediction tools have excluded those with kidney failure durin...

    Authors: Tyrone G. Harrison, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, Matthew T. James, Simon Sawhney, Braden J. Manns, Marcello Tonelli, Shannon M Ruzycki, Kelly B. Zarnke, Todd A. Wilson, Deirdre McCaughey and Paul E. Ronksley
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:49
  35. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have provided significant benefits in cancer treatment, but they could develop immune-related adverse events (irAE). ICI-associated renal adverse effects are rare and tubulo...

    Authors: Kenta Tominaga, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Shoichiro Takakuma, Emi Sakamoto, Saeko Hatanaka, Yusuke Kajimoto, Etsuko Toda, Yasuhiro Terasaki, Shinobu Kunugi, Mika Terasaki and Akira Shimizu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:48
  36. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with and without heart failure (HF) often present with hyperkalaemia (HK) leading to increased risk of hospitalisations, cardiovascular related events and cardiovascular-r...

    Authors: Thomas Ward, Ruth D. Lewis, Tray Brown, Garth Baxter and Antonio Ramirez de Arellano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:47
  37. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in COVID-19 patients is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In the present study, we aimed to develop a prognostic score to predict AKI development in these patients.

    Authors: Henrique Palomba, Daniel Cubos, Fernando Bozza, Fernando Godinho Zampieri and Thiago Gomes Romano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:46
  38. Accurate diagnosis and assessment of hematuria is crucial for the early detection of chronic kidney disease(CKD). As instability of urinary RBC count (URBC) often results with clinical uncertainty, therefore n...

    Authors: Ying-xiang Li, Yang Li, Si-yu Bao, Ning Xue, Xiao-qiang Ding and Yi Fang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:45
  39. Treatment of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) with hemodialysis requires surgical creation of an arteriovenous (AV) vascular access—fistula (AVF) or graft (AVG)—to avoid (or limit) the use of a central venous c...

    Authors: Mariana Murea, Ali I. Gardezi, Mathew P. Goldman, Caitlin W. Hicks, Timmy Lee, John P. Middleton, Roman Shingarev, Tushar J. Vachharajani, Karen Woo, Lama M. Abdelnour, Kyla M. Bennett, Duvuru Geetha, Lee Kirksey, Kevin W Southerland, Carlton J. Young, William M. Brown…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:43
  40. Antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) still persists as the major hurdle towards successful renal allograft survival. This paper aims to report on the HLA antibody landscape of renal transplant candidates in Malaysi...

    Authors: Norfarhana Khairul-Fahmy, Jamiila Ismail, Bee Tee Koay, Muhammad Zhafri Md-Zakariah, Salawati Mansor, Nordalila Zulkifli, Siti Fatimah Mat-Ali, Rozinah Mohamed, Norhazlin Mustafa and Masita Arip
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:42
  41. Foetal and early childhood development contributes to the risk of adult non-communicable diseases such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease. We aimed to investigate whether kidney size at birth is associ...

    Authors: Nida Ziauddeen, Robin F Jeffrey, Dagmar Waiblinger, Simon DS Fraser, Nisreen A Alwan, Ho M Yuen, Rafaq Azad, Dan Mason, John Wright, Richard JM Coward and Paul J Roderick
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:41
  42. Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Serbia are countries in the Western Balkans that share parts of their social and political legacy from the former Yugoslavia, such as their health care system and the fact that...

    Authors: Enisa Mesic, Mirna Aleckovic-Halilovic, Karolina Paunovic, Alexander Woywodt, Mirha Pjanic and Goran Paunovic
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:40
  43. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been a global public health problem and a major source of suffering and poor quality of life for those afflicted. Using data from the global burden of disease (GBD) study 2019,...

    Authors: Samuel Bosomprah, Erica C. Bjonstad, John Musuku, Namasiku Siyumbwa, Mwila Ngandu, Mukobe Chisunka, Patrick Banda, Fastone Goma and Aggrey Mweemba
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:39
  44. Cardiac valvular calcification (CVC) is prevalent in haemodialysis (HD) patients. Its association with mortality in Chinese incident haemodialysis (IHD) patients remains unknown.

    Authors: Yun Cheng, Zhihui Lu, Xuesen Cao, Xiaoqiang Ding, Jianzhou Zou and Huimin Jin
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:37
  45. More attention has been put on the relationship between pediatric glomerular disease and respiratory tract virus infection. Children with glomerular illness, however, are uncommonly found to have biopsy-proven...

    Authors: Li Lin, Lu Li, Yao Cao, Xin Peng, Yi Wu, Ping Yu and LiQun Dong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:36
  46. Vascular calcification is a major contributor to the high cardiac burden among hemodialysis patients. A novel in vitro T50-test, which determines calcification propensity of human serum, may identify patients ...

    Authors: Adam M Zawada, Melanie Wolf, Abraham Rincon Bello, Rosa Ramos-Sanchez, Sara Hurtado Munoz, Laura Ribera Tello, Josep Mora-Macia, M. Amparo Fernández-Robres, Jordi Soler-Garcia, Josep Aguilera Jover, Francesc Moreso, Stefano Stuard, Manuela Stauss-Grabo, Anke Winter and Bernard Canaud
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:35

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