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  1. Acute kidney injury (AKI) incidence is extremely high worldwide, and patients who develop AKI are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), CKD progression, and end-stage kidney disease (ES...

    Authors: Yuma Hirano, Tomoyuki Fujikura, Kenichi Kono, Tomoya Yamaguchi, Naro Ohashi, Yurina Yokoyama, Masahiro Toda, Katsuya Yamauchi and Hideo Yasuda
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:222
  2. Hemodialyzers should efficiently eliminate small and middle molecular uremic toxins and possess exceptional hemocompatibility to improve well-being of patients with end-stage kidney disease. However, performan...

    Authors: Götz Ehlerding, Wolfgang Ries, Manuela Kempkes-Koch, Ekkehard Ziegler, Petra Ronová, Mária Krizsán, Jana Verešová, Mária Böke, Ansgar Erlenkötter, Robert Nitschel, Adam M. Zawada, James P. Kennedy, Jennifer Braun, John W. Larkin, Natalia Korolev, Thomas Lang…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:220
  3. Regional citrate anticoagulation (RCA) is recommended during continuous renal replacement therapy. Compared to systemic anticoagulation, RCA provides a longer filter lifespan with the risk of metabolic alkalos...

    Authors: Thomas Dimski, Timo Brandenburger, Christian Vollmer and Detlef Kindgen-Milles
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:218
  4. The etiology of nephrotic syndrome can vary, with underlying metabolic diseases being a potential factor. Cobalamin C (cblC) defect is an autosomal recessive inborn error of metabolism caused by mutations in the

    Authors: Halil Tuna Akar, Harun Yıldız, Zeynelabidin Öztürk, Deniz Karakaya, Abdullah Sezer and Asburçe Olgaç
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:217
  5. The contribution of chronic kidney disease (CKD) towards the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) is magnified with co-existing type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Lipids are a modifiable risk factor and goo...

    Authors: Sagen Zac-Varghese, Patrick Mark, Steve Bain, Debasish Banerjee, Tahseen A. Chowdhury, Indranil Dasgupta, Parijat De, Damian Fogarty, Andrew Frankel, Gabrielle Goldet, Janaka Karalliedde, Ritwika Mallik, Rosa Montero, Adnan Sharif, Mona Wahba, Ketan Dhatariya…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:216
  6. Live donor kidney transplantation is the preferred kidney replacement therapy for eligible patients but requires thorough donor evaluation to minimise risks. Contemporary guidelines recommend split kidney func...

    Authors: Joseph Sturman, Anthony Fenton, Usman Hayat, Robert Jones and Graham Lipkin
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:214
  7. Certain occupations may predispose individuals to urolithiasis, a multi-factorial disease. The study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and related factors of nephrolithiasis in medical staff in Qingdao, China.

    Authors: Lei Guo, Lijun Liu, Ying Sun, Li Xue, Xingji Gong, Yue Wang, Wei Jiao and Haitao Niu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:213
  8. Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic inflammatory disease, characterized by the presence of non-caseating, epithelioid granulomas. Glomerular disease in patients with sarcoidosis is rare and membranous nephropathy (...

    Authors: Ying Ding, Yao Yao, Li Wan, Zhen Qu and Feng Yu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:212
  9. Salt intake in CKD patients can affect cardiovascular risk and kidney disease progression. Twenty-four hour (24h) urine collections are often used to investigate salt metabolism but are cumbersome to perform. ...

    Authors: Johanna T. Kurzhagen, Stephanie Titze, Beatrix Büschges-Seraphin, Mario Schiffer, Markus P. Schneider, Kai-Uwe Eckardt and Karl F. Hilgers
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:210
  10. Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is a rare inherited cystic disease characterized by bilateral renal cyst formation and congenital liver fibrosis. Cardiovascular disorders such as noncompa...

    Authors: Weiran Zhou, Qingxia Du, Qinghua Liu, Xiaofang Liu, Lei Li and Hongxia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:209
  11. There is still a very high morbidity and mortality rate for patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). The advanced lung cancer inflammation index (ALI) has been demonstrated to be associated with the progn...

    Authors: Zhouhao Ren, Jiaying Wu, Shaorui Wu, Mengwei Zhang and Shuijuan Shen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:208
  12. Self-efficacy of patients on hemodialysis is considered a main component of the successful management of chronic kidney diseases. The self-efficacy of these patients may be influenced by many individual and so...

    Authors: Farzaneh Safi, Hossein Namdar Areshtanab, Mansour Ghafourifard and Hossein Ebrahimi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:207
  13. Tubular biomarkers, which reflect tubular dysfunction or injury, are associated with incident chronic kidney disease and kidney function decline. Several tubular biomarkers have also been implicated in the pro...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Zhiying You, Cortney N. Steele, Berenice Gitomer, Michel Chonchol and Kristen L. Nowak
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:206
  14. The concomitant occurrence of membranous nephropathy and anti-glomerular basement (anti-GBM) disease has been previously described but is extremely rare. However, delayed recognition or misdiagnosis leads to d...

    Authors: Ge Liu, Xinyan Feng, Shuangyan Yu, Jie Sheng, Chunyan Liu and Lihua Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:204
  15. The complement factor 5 (C5)-inhibitor eculizumab has been established as standard-of-care for the treatment of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS). In 2021, the long-acting C5-inhibitor ravulizumab was ...

    Authors: Kristina Schönfelder, Lucas Kühne, Lena Schulte-Kemna, Jessica Kaufeld, Hana Rohn, Andreas Kribben, Bernd Schröppel, Paul T. Brinkkötter and Anja Gäckler
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:202
  16. There is no evidence to determine the association between the lactate dehydrogenase to albumin ratio (LAR) and the development of sepsis-associated acute kidney injury (SAKI). We aimed to investigate the predi...

    Authors: Yipeng Fang, Yuan Zhang and Xin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:201
  17. Malakoplakia is a rare inflammatory disorder believed to result from a defect in macrophage phagocytic function triggering a granulomatous reaction. It can present with genitourinary, gastrointestinal, or cuta...

    Authors: Ayotola Fatola, Benjamin C. Johnson, Laura Walsh, Diana Fang, Marissa J. White, Dustin Le, Mohamed G. Atta, C. John Sperati and David N. Hager
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:200
  18. Authors: Meihe Li, Xiaojun Hu, Yang Li, Guozhen Chen, Chen-guang Ding, Xiaohui Tian, Puxun Tian, Heli Xiang, Xiaoming Pan, Xiaoming Ding, Wujun Xue and Jin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:199

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  19. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease that can affect multiple organs. While pulmonary sarcoidosis is most commonly observed, renal sarcoidosis occurs less frequently. We herein report a case of sarcoidosis with a...

    Authors: Shuhei Kitamoto, Mai Kaneko, Kyosuke Omata, Takashi Matsuyama, Hideo Yasuda, Ryuichi Furuya and Hirotaka Fukasawa
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:198
  20. Hyperphosphatemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Whereas clinical and observational studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of sucrof...

    Authors: Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Linda H. Ficociello, Meijiao Zhou and Michael S. Anger
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:197
  21. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and serious condition, particularly among elderly patients. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates, further compounded by the need for continuous renal r...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Yang Li, Cheng-Juan Fan, Zhan-feng Jiao, Yi-Ming Zhang, Na-na Luo and Xiao-Fen Ma
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:195
  22. Early identification of high-risk individuals with cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity (CIN) is crucial for avoiding CIN and improving prognosis. In this study, we developed and validated a CIN prediction model b...

    Authors: Jingwei Zhang, Xuyang Luo, Yi Fan, Wei Zhou, Shijie Ma, Yuwei Kang, Wei Yang, Xiaoxia Geng, Heping Zhang and Fei Deng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:194
  23. Obesity is an important risk factor for kidney stones(KS). Chinese Visceral Adiposity Index (CVAI), as a specific indicator for visceral obesity in the Chinese population, can more accurately assess the viscer...

    Authors: XiXuan Cai, MingYing Xu, Liangli Chen, YiLin Huang, KeQing Shen, JieRu Chen, LuSha Li, Jianjiang Pan, Tao Chen and Liying Chen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:193
  24. Contrast media (CM) is a commonly applied drug in medical examination and surgery. However, contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI) poses a severe threat to human life and health. Notably, the CUT-like ho...

    Authors: Rong-Zheng Yue, Jing Wang, Feng Lin, Cong-Jun Li, Bai-Hai Su and Rui Zeng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:192
  25. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health problem with rising prevalence, morbidity, mortality, and associated costs. Early identification and risk stratification are key to preventing progression to kid...

    Authors: Murilo Guedes, Paulo Telles Dias, Rosângela R. Réa, Viviane Calice-Silva, Marcelo Lopes, Andrea Araujo Brandão, Andrea Carla Bauer, Andreza Almeida Senerchia, Pedro Túlio Monteiro de Castro e Abreu Rocha, Bruno Bezerra Rosa, Cinthia Montenegro Teixeira and Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:191
  26. Some studies have found that the pathological formation of kidney stones is closely related to injury and inflammatory response. Behaviors such as dietary composition, physical activity, obesity and smoking ca...

    Authors: Rundong Song, Ke Wu, Minghai Ma, Lu Wang, Yunzhong Jiang, Jianpeng Li and Jinhai Fan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:190
  27. Long-term enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) may improve prognosis in the patients with Fabry disease (FD), however, detail psychosocial burden has not been focused on long life expectancy. We experienced a male...

    Authors: Isao Ohsawa, Akiko Onuki, Fumie Oka, Yoshiyuki Matsuoka, Yuko Makita, Takashi Kobayashi, Yasuhiko Kanaguchi, Yuya Nakamura, Yusuke Suzuki, Yoshikazu Goto and Hiromichi Gotoh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:188
  28. This study examines medication adherence among kidney transplant patients at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focusing on the level of adherence and associated ...

    Authors: Meskerem Nimani Derejie, Erimas Nimane Dereje, Dirijit Mamo Alemu, Yemane Gebremedhin Tesfay, Fufa Hunduma and Negash Miniwye Temie
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:187
  29. Haemodialysis is Ghana’s most common form of renal replacement therapy for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). However, limited research has explored the experiences of individuals with ESKD receiving haemodialys...

    Authors: Edward Appiah Boateng, Aduni Amina Iddrisu, Joana Kyei-Dompim and Philemon Adoliwine Amooba
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:186
  30. Protein carbamylation, a post-translational protein modification primarily driven by urea, independently associates with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with CKD. Biomarkers used to quantify carbamylatio...

    Authors: Aya Awwad, Eugene P. Rhee, Morgan Grams, Hernan Rincon Choles, James Sondheimer, Jiang He, Jing Chen, Chi-yuan Hsu, Ramachandran S Vasan, Paul L. Kimmel, Kendra Wulczyn, Anders Berg, Jim Lash, Mengyao Tang and Sahir Kalim
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:185
  31. Pathological changes were observed in the diaphragm due to abnormal renal function in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) has been suggested for patients with CKD; however, the most...

    Authors: Nihan Katayıfçı, İrem Hüzmeli̇, Döndü İri̇ş and Faruk Hilmi Turgut
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:184
  32. Structured Problem Solving (SPS) is a patient-centered approach to promoting behavior change that relies on productive collaboration between coaches and participants and reinforces participant autonomy. We aim...

    Authors: Peter P. Reese, Salima Shah, Emily Funsten, Sandra Amaral, Janet Audrain-McGovern, Kristen Koepsell, Hunter Wessells, Jonathan D. Harper, Rebecca McCune, Charles D. Scales Jr, Ziya Kirkali, Naim M. Maalouf, H. Henry Lai, Alana C. Desai, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi and Gregory E. Tasian
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:183
  33. Pregnancy-related kidney injury contributes to a high burden of acute kidney injury in low-resource settings and causes maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Few studies have examined the impact of a...

    Authors: Ephrem Berhe, Hale Teka, Hiluf Ebuy Abraha, Bisrat Tesfay Abera, Marta Abrha Gebru, Tsega Gebremariam, Mohammedtahir Yahya, Birhane Amare, Habtom Tadesse, Hagos Gidey, Fireweyni Tesfay, Mohamedawel Mohamedniguss Ebrahim, Rahel Kidanemariam and Awol Yemane Legesse
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:182
  34. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) and mortality rates for this condition are high. To reduce the high incidence of short-term mortality, relia...

    Authors: Mengqin Zhang, Yang Yang, Luqi Zhu, Ke Cui, Sheng Zhang, Yinghe Xu and Yongpo Jiang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:181
  35. Female sex has been recognized as a risk factor for cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury (CS-AKI). The current study sought to evaluate whether female sex is a risk factor for CS-AKI, or modifies the...

    Authors: Sevag Demirjian, Anne Huml, Faisal Bakaeen, Emilio Poggio, Mariya Geube, Andrew Shaw, A. Marc Gillinov and Crystal A. Gadegbeku
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:180
  36. Patients undergoing dialysis have an impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). There are conflicting data from small series on whether patient-related factors such as educational level have an impact on...

    Authors: Wisanne M. Bakker, Maurice Theunissen, Elife Öztürk, Elisabeth Litjens, Annemie Courtens, Marieke H. J. van den Beuken- van Everdingen and Marc H. Hemmelder
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:179
  37. The Low Physical Activity Questionnaire (LoPAQ) was specifically developed to measure the low activity level observed in extremely inactive hemodialysis (HD) patients. This study aims to evaluate reliability a...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Tabibi, Rahele Samouei, Nasrin Salimian, Shahrzad Shahidi, Abdolamir Atapour, Farzad Nazemi, Mahsa Ghenaat, Saghar Nikbakht, Mahboobeh Hoseini Sarbazi, Mahsa Soleymany, Zahra Roshanaeian, Behnaz Khajeheian, Zahra Khaki, Ali Sadeghi Sokani, Reyhane Ebrahimi and Saghar Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:178
  38. Though older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a greater mortality risk than those without CKD, traditional risk factors poorly predict mortality in this population. Therefore, we tested our hypoth...

    Authors: Jingyao Hong, Nadia M. Chu, Samuel G. Cockey, Jane Long, Nicolai Cronin, Nidhi Ghildayal, Rasheeda K. Hall, Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, Jennifer Scherer, Dorry L. Segev and Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:177
  39. Patients with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis (HD) were given priority COVID-19 vaccination due to increased disease risk. The immune response to COVID-19 vaccination in patients on HD was diminished c...

    Authors: Ridma Prasadini Karunathilake, Roshan Athula Kumara, Amali Karunathilaka, Abdul Wahid Mohamed Wazil, Nishantha Nanayakkara, Chandana Keerthi Bandara, Rajitha Asanga Abeysekera, Faseeha Noordeen, Indika Bandara Gawarammana and Champa Neelakanthi Ratnatunga
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:176
  40. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common postoperative complication in patients who undergo radical nephrectomy for renal tumours. However, the factors influencing long-term renal function require further inve...

    Authors: Yongchao Yan, Yunbo Liu, Bin Li, Shang Xu, Haotian Du, Xinning Wang and Yanjiang Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:174
  41. Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is a common complication in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Studies have shown that perioperative serum albumin levels may play a rol...

    Authors: Dong Wang, Gaoliang Yan, Yong Qiao and Renhua Sun
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2024 25:173

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