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  1. A kidney recipient's urinary tract infection (UTI) can result in infectious problems and be a risk factor for less successful transplant outcomes. UTI risk factors are still controversial. The present study ai...

    Authors: Masoumeh Hosseinpour, Aiyoub Pezeshgi, Morteza Zaboli Mahdiabadi, Foroogh Sabzghabaei, Hamed Hajishah and Soheila Mahdavynia
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:284
  2. Membranous nephropathy (MN) is a major pattern of nephrotic syndrome (NS) in adults. Some MN have secondary causes and some may be accompanied with other glomerular diseases. MN patients coexisting with amyloi...

    Authors: Jing Xu, Xinlu Wang, Qinjie Weng, Xiaobei Feng and Xiaoxia Pan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:283
  3. Modality transitions represent a period of significant change that can impact health related quality of life (HRQoL). We explored the HRQoL of adults transitioning to new or different dialysis modalities.

    Authors: Chance S. Dumaine, Danielle E. Fox, Pietro Ravani, Maria J. Santana and Jennifer M. MacRae
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:282
  4. Rituximab (RTX) and cyclophosphamide (CYC) based treatments are both recommended as first-line therapies in idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) by KDIGO 2021 guideline. However, the efficacy of RTX vs. CYC...

    Authors: Cheng Xue, Jian Wang, Jinyan Pan, Congdie Liang, Chenchen Zhou, Jun Wu, Shuwei Song, Linlin Cui, Liming Zhang, Yawei Liu and Bing Dai
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:280
  5. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious health problem in critically ill children. It is associated with poor treatment outcomes and high morbidity and mortality rates. Globally, one in three critically ill chi...

    Authors: Mulualem Keneni, Rajalakshmi Murugan, Ketema Bizuwork, Tesfaye Asfaw, Sosina Tekle, Gadissa Tolosa and Assefa Desalew
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:279
  6. Thrombotic microangiopathies (TMAs) are rare but can be severe in kidney transplant.

    Authors: Florent Von Tokarski, Alexandre Fillon, Valentin Maisons, Benjamin Thoreau, Guillaume Bayer, Philippe Gatault, Hélène Longuet, Bénédicte Sautenet, Matthias Buchler, Cécile Vigneau, Fadi Fakhouri and Jean-Michel Halimi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:278
  7. Hemodialysis (HD) patients commonly receive polypharmacy leading to increased likelihood of drug related problems (DRPs) and poor quality of life. Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services discover and reso...

    Authors: Yasmine Salah Naga, Noha Alaa Hamdy, Amany El Bassiouny, Mohamed Selim and Samar Samy Abd ElHafeez
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:277
  8. Patients with kidney failure experience derangements of circulating markers of mineral metabolism and dysregulation of skeletal and cardiovascular physiology which results in high mortality rate in these patie...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Tabibi, Kenneth R. Wilund, Nasrin Salimian, Saghar Nikbakht, Mahsa Soleymany, Zahra Roshanaeian, Farzad Nazemi and Saghar Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:276
  9. Good knowledge of and attitudes toward hemodialysis and its complications might be expected to promote good practices and improve adherence. This study investigated, the knowledge, attitude, and practice of pa...

    Authors: Fangfang Xu, Bing Zhuang, Zhongxia Wang, Hao Wu, Xin Hui, Hongyan Peng, Xueqin Bian and Hong Ye
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:275
  10. Patients with treatment resistant hypertension (TRH) are at particular risk of cardiovascular disease. Life style modification, including sodium restriction, is an important part of the treatment of these pati...

    Authors: Bodil G. Hornstrup, Nikolai Hoffmann-Petersen, Thomas Guldager Lauridsen and Jesper N. Bech
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:274
  11. Maintenance haemodialysis patients have increased morbidity and mortality which is mainly driven by an elevated inflammation level due to the uraemic milieu. A major part of this increased inflammation level i...

    Authors: Kristina Boss, Margret Paar, Katja Waterstradt, Kerstin Schnurr, Philipp Ickerott, Ulrike Wieneke, Ralf Spitthöver, Karl Oettl and Andreas Kribben
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:273
  12. Patient education for the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is attracting attention. Therefore, this study aimed to analyze changes in body weight, uric acid, and estimated-glomerular filtration rate ...

    Authors: Azumi Hotta and Hirotsugu Iwatani
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:272
  13. Although testosterone has a pivotal role in bone health, its correlation with bone mineral density (BMD) is understudied in kidney transplant recipients who are at high risk of osteoporosis. This study aimed t...

    Authors: Yasmine Salah Naga, Ola Atef Sharaki, Eman Zaki Azzam, Eman Mohamed Mostafa Farag and Montasser Mohamed Hussein Zeid
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:271
  14. Few drug dosing recommendations for patients receiving home hemodialysis (HHD) have been published which has hindered the adoption of HHD. HHD regimens vary widely and differ considerably from conventional, th...

    Authors: Susan J. Lewis, Soo Min Jang and Bruce A. Mueller
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:270
  15. Shrunken Pore Syndrome (SPS), defined as a reduced ratio between two estimated filtration rates (based on cystatin C and creatinine) is an increasingly recognized risk factor for long-term mortality. Although ...

    Authors: Lauris Avotins, Juta Kroica, Aivars Petersons, Dace Zentina, Zaiga Kravale, Anna Saulite and Karlis Racenis
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:269
  16. Optimal vascular access is critical to successful haemodialysis. Acute thrombosis of haemodialysis access often leads to unplanned hospital admissions and interventions to restore patency.

    Authors: Dana Forcey, Dan Tran, Jenny Connor, Piriya Kusuma Na Ayudhya, Christian Ocampo, Craig Nelson and Sandra Crikis
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:268
  17. Assessment of donor renal function is made by the measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR). Exogenous markers are preferred over creatinine clearance and are widely used for measuring GFR. However, they...

    Authors: Chee Keong Thye, Yee Wan Lee, Maisarah Jalalonmuhali, Soo Kun Lim and Kok Peng Ng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:267
  18. Among those elements establishing decent quality of care from a patient perspective, opportunities to participate in accord with one’s individual needs and preferences are central. To date, little is known the...

    Authors: Caroline Hurtig, Marcus Bendtsen, Liselott Årestedt, Fredrik Uhlin and Ann Catrine Eldh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:265
  19. Hispanic ethnic density (HED) is a marker of better health outcomes among Hispanic patients with chronic disease. It is unclear whether community HED is associated with mortality risk among ethnically diverse ...

    Authors: Ayana K. April-Sanders, Angelo Karaboyas, Milagros Yunes, Keith C. Norris, Mary Dominguez, Ryung S. Kim, Carmen R. Isasi and Ladan Golestaneh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:263
  20. The 2017 Oxford classification of immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) recently reported that crescents could predict a worse renal outcome. Early prediction of crescent formation can help physicians determine ...

    Authors: Zaoqiang Lin, Liuchang Feng, Huan Zeng, Xuefei Lin, Qizhan Lin, Fuhua Lu, Lixin Wang, Jianling Mai, Pingjun Fang, Xusheng Liu, Qinxiang Tan and Chuan Zou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:262
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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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