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  1. To construct and validate a prediction model of the risk of citrate accumulation in patients with hepatic dysfunction receiving continuous renal replacement therapy with regional citrate anticoagulation (RCA-C...

    Authors: Quxia Hong, Siyu Chen, Yongchun He, Jianghua Chen and Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:27
  2. Up to now, there is no unequivocal intervention to mitigate vascular calcification (VC) in patients with hemodialysis. This network meta-analysis aimed to systematically evaluate the clinical efficacy of sodiu...

    Authors: Lei He, Yuzhe Li, Jingjing Jin, Meijuan Cheng, Yaling Bai and Jinsheng Xu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:26
  3. This narrative review highlights strategies proposed by the Mexican Group of Experts on Arterial Hypertension endorsed to prevent, diagnose, and treat chronic kidney disease (CKD) related to systemic arterial ...

    Authors: Silvia Palomo-Piñón, José Manuel Enciso-Muñoz, Eduardo Meaney, Ernesto Díaz-Domínguez, David Cardona-Muller, Fabiola Pazos Pérez, Emilia Cantoral-Farfán, Juan Carlos Anda-Garay, Janet Mijangos-Chavez and Neftali Eduardo Antonio-Villa
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:24
  4. We aimed to explore the three-way interaction among age, gender, and kidney function on the risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

    Authors: Tazeen H. Jafar, Loraine Liping Seng, Yeli Wang, Ching Wee Lim, Choong Meng Chan, Jia Liang Kwek, Thomas M. Coffman, Yongjing Ping, Yong Mong Bee and John C. Allen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:23
  5. Previous Mendelian studies identified a causal relationship between renal function, as assessed by estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and severe infection with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Ho...

    Authors: Qiuling Li, Mengjiao Lin, Yinghui Deng and Haozhang Huang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:21
  6. End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a growing cause of morbidity worldwide. Protein malnutrition is common among patients with ESRD. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) offers greater lifestyle flexibility and independence...

    Authors: Iyad Ali, Dania Haddad, Mostafa A. Soliman, Ahmed Al-Sabi, Kamel Jebreen, Dana Abuzahra, Bakrieh Shrara, Diana Ghanayem, Nihal Natour, Mohanad Hassan, M. Yasser Alsedfy, Duha Shellah and Inad Nawajah
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:20
  7. Muscle weakness, balance, and functional capacity are affected in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in dialysis. However, studies about kinesiophobia, peripheral and respiratory muscle strength, balan...

    Authors: Nihan Katayıfçı, İrem Hüzmeli, Döndü İriş and Faruk Hilmi Turgut
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:19
  8. Vacuoles, E1 enzyme, X-linked, autoinflammatory, somatic (VEXAS) syndrome is caused by mutations in the ubiquitin-activating enzyme1 (UBA1) gene and characterised by an overlap between autoinflammatory and haemat...

    Authors: Natsuki Fukuda, Daisuke Kanai, Kaoru Hoshino, Yuriko Fukuda, Ryutaro Morita, Yuki Ishikawa, Tomohiko Kanaoka, Yoshiyuki Toya, Yohei Kirino, Hiromichi Wakui and Kouichi Tamura
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:18
  9. Plasma proenkephalin A (PENK-A) is a precursor of active enkephalins. Higher blood concentrations have been associated with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) decline in European populations. Due to t...

    Authors: Alexander L. Bullen, Ronit Katz, Sayna Poursadrolah, Samuel A. P. Short, D. Leann Long, Katharine L. Cheung, Shilpa Sharma, Tala Al-Rousan, Alma Fregoso, Janin Schulte, Orlando M. Gutierrez, Michael G. Shlipak, Mary Cushman, Joachim H. Ix and Dena E. Rifkin
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:16
  10. Tertiary hyperparathyroidism describes the autonomous and excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) by the parathyroid glands after longstanding secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease. ...

    Authors: Cihan Uysal, Tugba Yilmaz, Hamiyet Ozkan, Ozlem Canoz and Bulent Tokgoz
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:15
  11. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at increased risk for multiple adverse events, several of which have been proven to be less likely with the use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT...

    Authors: Deborah L. Pestka, Daniel Murphy, Pearl Huynh, Jessica A. Rechtzigel, Shari Kjos, Lisa Marie Ellich, Adam N. Kaplan, Brent C. Taylor, Melissa Atwood, Beth A. Polsfuss, Joseph Y. Lee and Areef Ishani
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:14
  12. Combined methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) and hyperhomocysteinemia, cobalamin C (cblC) type, also named cblC deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive genetic metabolic disease. It progressively causes neurological...

    Authors: Qiufa Hao, Bei Jiang, Yuying Zhao and Zhao Hu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:13
  13. Physical inactivity is prevalent among individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is linked to unfavorable outcomes. In recent years, daily steps have emerged as a prominent target for interventions in ...

    Authors: Liuyan Huang, Hui Wang, Yan Bai, Huachun Zhang, Fan Zhang and Yifei Zhong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:10
  14. Although the development of atrial fibrillation (AF) and the progression of chronic kidney disease are known to be interrelated, it remains unclear when and how renal function changes during the clinical cours...

    Authors: Ryobun Yasuoka, Hiroyuki Sakurane, Mana Okune, Motohide Tanaka, Tomoya Nagano, Masahiro Maruyama, Gaku Nakazawa and Takashi Kurita
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:9
  15. Chronic inflammatory disorders in peritoneal dialysis (PD) contribute to the adverse clinical outcome. Systemic immune inflammation index (SII) is the novel and convenient measurement that is positively associ...

    Authors: Ruiying Tang, Jiexin Chen, Qian Zhou, Jihong Deng, Xiaojiang Zhan, Xiaoyang Wang, Yueqiang Wen, Ning Su, Xiaoran Feng and Qingdong Xu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:8
  16. The well-being of informal caregivers of people living with chronic kidney disease is influenced by their experiences with support, however, few studies have focused on exploring these experiences. This study ...

    Authors: Chelsea Coumoundouros, Paul Farrand, Robbert Sanderman, Louise von Essen and Joanne Woodford
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:7
  17. For patients on dialysis with poor quality of life and prognosis, dialysis withdrawal and subsequent transition to palliative care is recommended. This study aims to understand multi-stakeholder perspectives r...

    Authors: Chandrika Ramakrishnan, Nathan Widjaja, Chetna Malhotra, Eric Finkelstein, Behram Ali Khan and Semra Ozdemir
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:6
  18. The effect of ultra-processed foods (UPFs) on chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been studied in some studies. The present study aimed to investigate the association between UPF consumption and the risk of prote...

    Authors: Zainab Shateri, Sevda Eskandarzadeh, Mehran Nouri, Shahrokh Ezzatzadegan Jahromi, Fatemeh Mansouri and Siavash Babajafari
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:4
  19. Bloodstream Infections (BSI) are a major cause of death and hospitalization among hemodialysis (HD) patients. The rates of BSI among HD patients vary and are influenced by local patient and pathogen characteri...

    Authors: Miri Schamroth Pravda, Yasmin Maor, Konstantin Brodsky, Anna Katkov, Relu Cernes, Nili Schamroth Pravda, Milena Tocut, Iris Zohar, Arie Soroksky and Leonid Feldman
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:3
  20. The current state of knowledge regarding the efficacy of whole-body vibration (WBV) training for individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is limited. To address this gap, the present study seeks to undert...

    Authors: Yan Bai, Liuyan Huang, Xiaojing Yin, Qiuzi Sun and Fan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:2
  21. The global use of kidney replacement therapy (KRT) has increased, mirroring the incidence of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Despite its growing clinical usage, patient outcomes with KRT modali...

    Authors: Subhash Chander, Sindhu Luhana, FNU Sadarat, Om Parkash, Zubair Rahaman, Hong Yu Wang, FNU Kiran, Abhi Chand Lohana, FNU Sapna and Roopa Kumari
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:1
  22. Hereditary renal hypouricemia (RHUC) is a heterogenous disorder characterized by defective uric acid (UA) reabsorption resulting in hypouricemia and increased fractional excretion of UA. RHUC is an important c...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Min Zhang, Qionghong Xie, Ningxin Xu, Mingxin Li, Ming Zhang and Chuanming Hao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:384
  23. Effective interpersonal communication is critical for shared decision-making (SDM). Previous SDM communication training in nephrology has lacked context-specific evidence from ethnographic analysis of SDM inte...

    Authors: Maria R. Dahm, Suzanne Eggins Raine, Diana Slade, Laura J. Chien, Alice Kennard, Giles Walters, Tony Spinks and Girish Talaulikar
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:383
  24. We observe the increasing use of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors in patients affected by chronic inflammatory diseases. These drugs provide good control of symptoms, contributing to significant improvem...

    Authors: Agnieszka Przygocka, Gian Marco Berti, Anita Campus, Francesco Tondolo, Gisella Vischini, Benedetta Fabbrizio, Gaetano La Manna and Olga Baraldi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:381
  25. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a prevalent form of renal malignancy, is distinguished by its proclivity for robust tumor proliferation and metastatic dissemination. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have emerged as ...

    Authors: Omid Anbiyaee, Arash Moalemnia, Farhoodeh Ghaedrahmati, Maryam Khombi Shooshtari, Seyed Esmaeil Khoshnam, Bartosz Kempisty, Shahla Ahmadi Halili, Maryam Farzaneh and Olanrewaju B. Morenikeji
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:380
  26. Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) deposited in the lens are correlated with those in the kidneys, indicating a possible value in evaluating diabetic kidney disease (DKD). This study explored the value of ...

    Authors: Xiaodi Zheng, Yuan Gao, Yuhong Huang, Ruihua Dong, Mengxue Yang, Xuemeng Zhang, Miao Zeng, Rui Zhang, Yueyue Wu, Zhiyan Yu, Jun Liu and Bingbing Zha
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:379
  27. The most common genetic causes of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS) are mutations in the NPHS2 gene, which encodes the cholesterol-binding, lipid-raft associated protein podocin. Mass spectrometry and c...

    Authors: Linus Butt, David Unnersjö-Jess, Dervla Reilly, Robert Hahnfeldt, Markus M. Rinschen, Katarzyna Bozek, Bernhard Schermer, Thomas Benzing and Martin Höhne
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:378
  28. Chronic renal failure (CRF) is defined by a significant decline in renal function that results in decreased salt filtration and inhibition of tubular reabsorption, which ultimately causes volume enlargement. T...

    Authors: Mahmoud S. Sabra, Fahmy K. Hemida and Essmat A. H. Allam
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:377
  29. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Identifying patients with stage 4 CKD (CKD4) at risk of rapid progression to ESKD remains challenging. Accurate prediction ...

    Authors: Kullaya Takkavatakarn, Wonsuk Oh, Ella Cheng, Girish N Nadkarni and Lili Chan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:376
  30. Kidney dysfunction is a common, progressive condition that is increasingly becoming a global public health issue. Because the kidneys are the major route for drug excretion, impaired renal function can change ...

    Authors: Julius Kyomya, Fredrick Atwiine, Efrata Ashuro Shegena, Rose Muhindo and Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:375
  31. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is an essential lifesaving treatment for end-stage renal disease. However, PD therapy is limited by peritoneal inflammation, which leads to peritoneal membrane failure because of progr...

    Authors: Akira Hirano, Hiroyuki Kadoya, Yu Yamanouchi, Seiji Kishi, Tamaki Sasaki and Naoki Kashihara
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:374
  32. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and could be related to oxidative stress. Vascular calcification (VC) has been established...

    Authors: Masa Nakanishi, Ayako Goto, Takahide Iwasaki, Takeshi Nakanishi, Akihiro Kuma, Masayoshi Nanami and Takahiro Kuragano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:373
  33. Although combining a low-protein diet (LPD) with oral nutritional supplements increases treatment adherence and nutritional status in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), the effect of this combination ...

    Authors: Wen-Ching Yang, Hui-Min Hsieh, Jun-Peng Chen, Li-Chun Liu and Cheng-Hsu Chen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:372
  34. Frailty increases risk of morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Frailty assessments could trigger risk reduction interventions if broadly adopted in clinical practice. We aimed to assess the clinic...

    Authors: Anuradha Wadhwa, Salva N. Balbale, Sujith K. Palleti, Manpreet Samra, Reynold I. Lopez-Soler, Kevin T. Stroupe, Talar W. Markossian and Megan Huisingh-Scheetz
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:371
  35. Sarcoidosis affects multiple organs and exhibits diverse clinical manifestations. Although tubulointerstitial nephritis is a known feature of renal involvement, necrotizing vasculitis is rare. Furthermore, pro...

    Authors: Arata Osanami, Tomohisa Yamashita, Shintaro Sakurada, Tatsuya Sato, Yuki Kyoda, Tetsuya Shindo, Hiromi Fujita, Yayoi Ogawa and Masato Furuhashi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:370
  36. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the consumption of fresh and salt-preserved vegetables and the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), which requires further research.

    Authors: Haiqing Zheng, Huixian Li, Liyan Pan, Lianting Hu, Xuanhui Chen, Jiaxin Hou and Huiying Liang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:369
  37. To explore the clinicopathologic features and outcomes of IgAN patients who presented with fibrinoid necrosis (FN) lesions or not and the effect of immunosuppressive (IS) treatment in IgAN patients with FN les...

    Authors: Hongshan Chen, Youxia Liu, Li Wei, He Wang, Zhenfeng Zheng, Tiekun Yan, Junya Jia and Dong Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:366
  38. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is one of the leading causes of nephrotic syndrome in adults. This epidemiological study describes a renal centre’s 20-year experience of primary FSGS.

    Authors: Thomas McDonnell, Joshua Storrar, Rajkumar Chinnadurai, Calvin Heal, Constantina Chrysochou, James Ritchie, Francesco Rainone, Dimitrios Poulikakos, Philip Kalra and Smeeta Sinha
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:365
  39. Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and aortic stenosis. However, the data on the relationship between Lp(a) and mildly reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) ...

    Authors: Hong Zhang, Rui Chen, Shoukui Xiang, Pei Gao, Jing Zhu, Long Wang, Xiaohong Jiang, Fei Hua and Xiaolin Huang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:364
  40. Organ measurements derived from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have the potential to enhance our understanding of the precise phenotypic variations underlying many clinical conditions.

    Authors: Marjola Thanaj, Nicolas Basty, Madeleine Cule, Elena P. Sorokin, Brandon Whitcher, Ramprakash Srinivasan, Rachel Lennon, Jimmy D. Bell and E. Louise Thomas
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:362
  41. Fibronectin glomerulopathy is a rare genetic nephropathy with only a few cases of post-transplant recurrence being reported previously. We highlight a case that was initially misdiagnosed and emphasize the imp...

    Authors: Nathaniel Klair, Salman B. Mahmood, Rasha El-Rifai, Cynthia C. Nast, Lihong Bu and Adam Bregman
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:359

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