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  1. Delayed graft function (DGF) is an important complication after kidney transplantation surgery. The present study aimed to develop and validate a nomogram for preoperative prediction of DGF on the basis of cli...

    Authors: Meihe Li, Xiaojun Hu, Yang Li, Guozhen Chen, Chen-guang Ding, Xiaohui Tian, Puxun Tian, Heli Xiang, Xiaoming Pan, Xiaoming Ding, Wujun Xue, Jin Zheng and Chenguang Ding
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:138
  2. C57BL/6 mice are frequently utilized as murine models with the desired genetic background for altertion in multiple research contexts. So far, there is still a lack of comprehensive kidney morphology and singl...

    Authors: Shanzhi Yang, Peimin Liu, Yan Zhang, Haosen Xu, Jinyi Lan, Huan Jiang, Guoxiang Jin and Xiaoyan Bai
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:137
  3. Immunoglobulin type A (IgA) nephropathy is the most common primary glomerulonephritis (GN) worldwide with higher rates in East and Pacific Asia compared to North America and Europe. Despite high reported preva...

    Authors: Omer Zaidi, Fen Du, Zhaoli Tang, Sandipan Bhattacharjee and Kristin Pareja
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:136
  4. Renal artery variations are clinically significant due to their implications for surgical procedures and renal function. However, data on these variations in Sudanese populations are limited. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Safaa. Mohammed, Eltayeb. AbdAlla, Amal. Elhag and Abdelmoniem. El-Mardi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:135
  5. In the post-marketing stage, cases of hypocalcemia associated with bisphosphonate preparations (BPs) have been reported in patients with decreased kidney function, despite warning against use of BPs in such pa...

    Authors: Tomoaki Hasegawa, Maki Komamine, Chieko Ishiguro, Haruka Motomura, Kazuhiro Kajiyama, Takahiro Nonaka, Yuki Nakazato, Ryota Kimura, Harumi Maniwa, Toyotaka Iguchi, Naoya Horiuchi and Yoshiaki Uyama
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:134
  6. We tried to identify the risk factor associate with early chronic kidney disease (CKD) in recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus patients by utilizing real-world data from Taiwan Diabetes Registry.

    Authors: Yun-Kai Yeh, Kuan-Hung Lin, Wayne Huey-Herng Sheu, Su-Huey Lo, Yen-Po Yeh, Chien-Ning Huang, Chii-Min Hwu and Chieh-Hsiang Lu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:133
  7. This case report presents a detailed analysis of a 31-year-old male patient who presented with a complex array of clinical symptoms, including proteinuria, hematuria, edema, and kidney insufficiency. Despite u...

    Authors: Ruoyu Tong, Zhengmao Luo, Xianyang Zhong, Liming Fan, Huangwen Lai, Meng Shen and Yuanhang Huang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:132
  8. It is known that COVID-19 disproportionally adversely affects the immunocompromised, including kidney transplant recipients (KTR), as compared to the general population. Risk factors for adverse outcomes and v...

    Authors: Daniela Potter, Jason Diep, Colleen Munro, Noelle Lin, Ramon Xu, Jeffrey Wong, Robert Porritt, Michael Maley, Hong Foo and Angela Makris
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:131
  9. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) manifests a critical aspect in the form of renal tubular injury. The current research aimed to determine the function and mechanism of long non-coding ribonucleic acid (LncRNA) differ...

    Authors: Yongling Kuang, Juan Yang, Meimei Sun, Tingting Rui, Zhenhua Yang and Meihua Shi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:130
  10. Self-management behaviours are critical for patients requiring regular hemodialysis (HD) therapy. This study aimed to test the relationship between social support, uncertainty and self-management among HD pati...

    Authors: Ali Mohammad Parviniannasab, Fatemeh Dehghani and Seyyed Ali Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:129
  11. Considering no previous research into the utilization of ascending/descending ultrafiltration and linear sodium profiles in improving blood pressure among hemodialysis patients, the present study aimed to expl...

    Authors: Morteza Arasnezhad, Mohammad Namazinia, Seyyed Reza Mazlum and Kheizaran Miri
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:128
  12. Sepsis and acute kidney injury (AKI) are common severe diseases in the intensive care unit (ICU). This study aimed to estimate the attributable mortality of AKI among critically ill patients with sepsis and to...

    Authors: Dong-Hui Wang, Jin-Chao Zhao, Xiu-Ming Xi, Yue Zheng and Wen-Xiong Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:125
  13. Kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) are at risk of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and even now that Omicron subvariants have become dominant, cases of severe disease are certain to occur. The aims...

    Authors: Takashi Sakaguchi, Akihiko Mitsuke, Yoichi Osako, Yasutoshi Yamada, Himawari Takeyama, Risako Ogawa, Katsuya Takahashi, Yukiko Hirohata, Sayuri Yamamoto, Junya Arima, Wataru Fukumoto, Satoshi Sugita, Satoru Inoguchi, Ryosuke Matsushita, Hirofumi Yoshino, Shuichi Tatarano…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:124
  14. Primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a glomerular disease that sometimes recurs in patients after kidney transplantation (KT) and increases the risk of graft loss. Proteinuria is a common early...

    Authors: Yoon-Ju Kim, Seong-Wook Lee, Mee-Seon Kim, Yong-Jin Kim, Ji-Young Choi, Jang-Hee Cho, Chan-Duck Kim, Yong-Lim Kim, Woo-Sung Yun, Seung Huh, Jeong-Hoon Lim and Sun-Hee Park
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:123
  15. The commonest indication for hospitalization in COVID-19 patients is hypoxemia or severe respiratory symptoms. However, COVID-19 disease may result in extrapulmonary complications including kidney-related path...

    Authors: S. H. Ooi, K. P. Ng, Pavai Sthaneshwar, S. K. Lim, P. Y. Khor, J. Y. Lim, W. S. Siow, K. W. Lim and Muhummad Azlan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:122
  16. Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown cause (CKDu) a disease of exclusion, and remains unexplained in various parts of the world, including India. Previous studies have reported mixed findings about the role of he...

    Authors: Mahendra Atlani, Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Ahirwar, M. N. Meenu, Sudhir K. Goel, Ravita Kumari, Athira Anirudhan, Saikrishna Vallamshetla and G. Sai Tharun Reddy
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:120
  17. Nonmalignant pleural effusion (NMPE) is common and remains a definite health care problem. Pleural effusion was supposed to be a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI). Incidence of AKI in NMPE patients and...

    Authors: Danni Wang, Yue Niu, Dinghua Chen, Chaofan Li, Fei Liu, Zhe Feng, Xueying Cao, Li Zhang, Guangyan Cai, Xiangmei Chen and Ping Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:118
  18. Relationship between serum phosphorus time in range and mortality risk in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients remains uncertain. We aimed to evaluate the association between serum phosphorus time in range and al...

    Authors: Zhihao Huo, Dehui Liu, Peiyi Ye, Yuehang Zhang, Lisha Cao, Nirong Gong, Xianrui Dou, Chengfa Ren, Qingyao Zhu, Dan Li, Wei Zhang, Yaozhong Kong, Guobao Wang and Jun Ai
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:117
  19. Over two million children and adolescents suffer from chronic kidney disease globally. Early childhood insults such as birth asphyxia could be risk factors for chronic kidney disease in later life. Our study a...

    Authors: David Mukunya, Faith Oguttu, Brendah Nambozo, Ritah Nantale, Brian Tonny Makoko, Agnes Napyo, Josephine Tumuhamye, Solomon Wani, Prossy Auma, Ketty Atim, Doreck Nahurira, Dedan Okello, Joan Wamulugwa, Lawrence Ssegawa, Julius Wandabwa, Sarah Kiguli…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:116
  20. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has become an increasingly important public health disease with a high incidence rate and mortality. Although several studies have explored the effectiveness of resistance exercise...

    Authors: Chong-Cheng Chen, Yue-Yang Huang, Hua-Zhang, Xia-Liu, Xue-Qin Li, Yan-Qiong Long, Zheng-Wen Chen and Tao Jin
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:115
  21. Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the most common disease among patients requiring dialysis for the first time in Japan. Multidisciplinary care (MDC) may prevent the progression of kidney failure. However, the ...

    Authors: Ayano Hayashi, Kayoko Mizuno, Kanna Shinkawa, Kazunori Sakoda, Satomi Yoshida, Masato Takeuchi, Motoko Yanagita and Koji Kawakami
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:114
  22. Women are counseled preconceptionally about the potential risks of rAML progression and chance of complications during and due to pregnancy. However, a systematic search investigating the evidence on which thi...

    Authors: Marlou W. Kluiving, Evelien F. H. I. Peeters, Titia A. Lely, Niek van Oorschot and Wendela L. de Ranitz-Greven
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:113
  23. Snakebite is a public health problem leading to about 58,000 deaths every year in India. Kidney injury subsequent to snakebite envenomation is common with a reported prevalence of up to 32%. The current study ...

    Authors: Priti Meena, Vinant Bhargava, Pallav Gupta, Sandip Panda and Soumyadeep Bhaumik
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:112
  24. It is unclear whether short-term blood pressure variability (BPV) is associated with target organ damage in patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD).

    Authors: Zhaoting Chen, Xinying Jiang, Jingcan Wu, Lin Lin, Zhengping Zhou, Man Li and Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:111
  25. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious complication of the Corona Virus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19). However, data on its magnitude and risk factors among hospitalized patients in Ethiopia is limited. This stu...

    Authors: Ebrahim Kelil Umer, Abel Tezera Abebe, Yabets Tesfaye Kebede and Nardos Tilahun Bekele
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:109
  26. In older individuals, the role of low serum uric acid (SUA) as risk factor for mortality is debated. We therefore studied whether SUA levels, particularly low SUA concentrations, are associated with all-cause ...

    Authors: Zhongcheng Fan, Zhongju Li, Aixin Guo and Yang Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:108
  27. A 75-year-old male developed acute kidney injury KDIGO stage 3 a few weeks after Whipple surgery was performed for a distal cholangiocarcinoma. Kidney biopsy revealed oxalate nephropathy. This was attributed t...

    Authors: Claire Barani, Selda Aydin, Nathalie Demoulin and Michel Jadoul
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:106
  28. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness and safety of the pull-through technique through antegrade radial artery puncture without sheath insertion in balloon-assisted radiocephalic AVF matur...

    Authors: Jun Yin, Fengping Zhang and Ping Fu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:105
  29. Tunnelled cuffed haemodialysis catheters are at increased risk of incarceration or becoming ‘stuck’ via fibrotic adhesion to the central veins when left in situ for prolonged periods of time. Stuck catheters c...

    Authors: Cameron Burnett, S. Chandler, D. Jegatheesan, B. Pearch, A. Viecelli and D. W. Mudge
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:104
  30. Globally, there are regional and time-based variations in the prevalence, etiology, and prognosis of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN). Prognosis of RPGN is poor, with a higher risk of death and en...

    Authors: Osama Nady Mohamed, Sharehan Abdelrahman Ibrahim, Rabeh Khairy Saleh, Ahmed S. Issa, Amr Setouhi, Ayman Ahmed Abd Rabou, Mahmoud Ragab Mohamed and Shaimaa F. Kamel
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:103
  31. Predicting time to renal replacement therapy (RRT) is important in patients at high risk for end-stage kidney disease. We developed and validated machine learning models for predicting the time to RRT and comp...

    Authors: Jun Okita, Takeshi Nakata, Hiroki Uchida, Akiko Kudo, Akihiro Fukuda, Tamio Ueno, Masato Tanigawa, Noboru Sato and Hirotaka Shibata
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:101
  32. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) who receive social support can cope with the challenges. Therefore, this study determined the moderating role of social support in the relationship between death anxiety and resili...

    Authors: Zahra Shafiei Kisomi, Omid Taherkhani, Mina Mollaei, Hoda Esmaeily, Ghazaleh Shirkhanloo, Zahra Hosseinkhani and Mohammad Amerzadeh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:100
  33. Patient experiences and survival outcomes can be influenced by the circumstances related to dialysis initiation and subsequent modality choices. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to explore the ra...

    Authors: Xingge Sun, Clare McKeaveney, Joanne Shields, Chi Peng Chan, Matthew Henderson, Fiona Fitzell, Helen Noble and Stephen O’Neill
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:99
  34. Entering dialysis is a critical moment in patients’ healthcare journey, and little is known about drug therapy around it. A study funded by the Italian Medicines Agency offered the opportunity to leverage data...

    Authors: Ursula Kirchmayer, Claudia Marino, Sandro Feriozzi, Carlo Massimetti, Micol Manzuoli, Laura Angelici, Anna Maria Bargagli, Silvia Cascini, Antonio Addis, Marina Davoli and Nera Agabiti
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:98
  35. Toxic renal effects of myoglobin following rhabdomyolysis can cause acute kidney injury (AKI) with the necessity of kidney replacement therapy (KRT). Fast elimination of myoglobin seems notable to save kidney ...

    Authors: Jonathan de Fallois, Robert Scharm, Tom H. Lindner, Christina Scharf, Sirak Petros and Lorenz Weidhase
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:96
  36. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) requires accurate prediction of renal replacement therapy (RRT) initiation risk. This study developed deep learning algorithms (DLAs) to predict RRT risk in CKD patients by incorpo...

    Authors: Ka-Chun Leung, Wincy Wing-Sze Ng, Yui-Pong Siu, Anthony Kai-Ching Hau and Hoi-Kan Lee
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:95
  37. The evaluation of inter-rater reliability (IRR) is integral to research designs involving the assessment of observational ratings by two raters. However, existing literature is often heterogeneous in reporting...

    Authors: Ming Li, Qian Gao, Jing Yang and Tianfei Yu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:94
  38. Cerebral small vessel disease can be identified using magnetic resonance imaging, and includes white matter hyperintensities, lacunar infarcts, cerebral microbleeds, and brain atrophy. Cerebral small vessel di...

    Authors: Tomas Månsson, Aldana Rosso, Katarina Ellström, Kasim Abul-Kasim and Sölve Elmståhl
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:93
  39. In this retrospective review, the relative importance of systemic inflammation among other causes of acute kidney injury (AKI) was investigated in 1224 consecutive colorectal surgery patients. A potential bene...

    Authors: John D. Mannion, Assar Rather, Adrianne Fisher, Kelly Gardner, Nessreen Ghanem, Sheila Dirocco and Gary Siegelman
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:92
  40. We assessed the possible impact of provision of reverse osmosis (RO) water on the incidence of hospital diagnosed CKD/CKDu in North Central Province (NCP) of Sri Lanka.

    Authors: Asanga Venura Ranasinghe, Lakshmi C. Somatunga, Gardiye Weligamage Gamini Priyantha Kumara, Ranamuka Henayage Karunarathna, Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva, Jayaprakara Mudiyanselage Chathurika Nayani Gunawardena, Sembu Kuttige Champika Ruwan Kumari, Mohamed Shali Fathima Sarjana and Mannikawadumesthri Vipula Chandu De Silva
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:91
  41. Haemodialysis is the most frequently prescribed Renal Replacement Therapy modality worldwide. However, patients undergoing this therapy have an unpredictable evolution related to vascular access.

    Authors: Erwin Campos, Miguel Angel Cuevas-Budhart, Renata Cedillo-Flores, Julián Candelario-López, Rigoberto Jiménez, Alberto Flores-Almonte, Alfonso Ramos-Sanchez and Jose C. Divino Filho
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:90
  42. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects and significance of rituximab (RTX) on the levels of T lymphocyte subsets in patients diagnosed with primary membranous nephropathy (PMN).

    Authors: Yuanyuan Zhang, Jingjing Yang, Jianzhong Li, Jiani Sun, Ling Zhou, Deyu Xu, Wengang Sha, Lan Dai and Lei Shen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:86

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