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  1. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nephrology 2023 24:260

  2. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a multifactorial condition which presents a substantial burden to healthcare systems. There is limited evidence on whether it is seasonal. We sought to investigate the seasonality ...

    Authors: Hikaru Bolt, Anne Suffel, Julian Matthewman, Frank Sandmann, Laurie Tomlinson and Rosalind Eggo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:234
  3. Hyperkalaemia is a known risk factor for cardiac arrhythmia and mortality in patients on haemodialysis. Despite standard adequate haemodialysis, hyperkalaemia is common in patients with end-stage renal disease...

    Authors: Zhaohui Ni, Haijiao Jin, Renhua Lu, Lihong Zhang, Li Yao, Guojian Shao, Li Zuo, Shuguang Qin, Xinzhou Zhang, Qinghong Zhang, Weimin Yu, Qun Luo, Yuqing Ren, Hui Peng, Jie Xiao, Qiongqiong Yang…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:233
  4. The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has been followed by many reports of the development and relapse of autoimmune diseases associated with SARS-CoV-2 vaccina...

    Authors: Miyako Fukuda, Tomohiro Kaneko, Takahiro Kawai, Hiromasa Ishii and Akira Shimizu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:232
  5. The diagnostic performance of PLA2R and IgG subclass staining of kidney biopsies relative to anti-PLA2R seropositivity in the differentiation of primary and secondary membranous nephropathy (pMN, sMN) was exam...

    Authors: Dóra Bajcsi, László Bitó, Sándor Turkevi-Nagy, Tibor Nyári, Éva Kemény, Péter Légrády, György Ábrahám and Béla Iványi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:230
  6. Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) are considered to have the potential to maintain renal function by correcting glomerular hypertension in patients with diabetic kidney disease (DKD). The aim ...

    Authors: Sawako Kato, Yachiyo Kuwatsuka, Masahiko Ando, Yoshitaka Tatematsu, Nobuhiro Nishibori and Shoichi Maruyama
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:228
  7. Acute hyperglycemia has been identified as a risk factor for acute kidney injury occurrence and mortality in various diseases. The aim of the current study was to investigate the relationship between stress-in...

    Authors: Wenkai Xia, Chenyu Li, Meisi Kuang, Yu Wu, Lingyu Xu and Hong Hu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:227
  8. In older adults, epidemiological data on incidence rates (IR) of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI) are scarce. Also, little is known about trajectories of kidney function before hospitalization with ...

    Authors: Natalie Ebert, Alice Schneider, Doerte Huscher, Nina Mielke, Yanina Balabanova, Gunnar Brobert, Carla Lakenbrink, Martin Kuhlmann, Anne-Katrin Fietz, Markus van der Giet, Volker Wenning and Elke Schaeffner
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:226
  9. Nutcracker syndrome (NCS) caused by left renal vein (LRV) entrapment, is one of the most common causes of orthostatic proteinuria. In stereotype, orthostatic proteinuria is often accompanied by left renal vein...

    Authors: Liling Lin, Kai Zhang, Xiao Yang, Lu Lin, Xuemei Li and Ling Qiu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:225
  10. Osteoporosis is a systemic disease characterized by decreased bone strength and an increased risk of fracture in old age. Age and pathologic renal failure are independent risk factors for osteoporosis. However...

    Authors: Mehdi Mahmudpour, Narges Homayoun, Iraj Nabipour, Mohammad Reza Kalantar Hormozi, Saeid Najafpour boushehri, Bagher Larijani, Afshin Ostovar, Azam Amini and Maryam Marzban
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:224
  11. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is characterized by necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis involving small-sized vessels in the upper airways, lower airways, and kidneys. Renal pathology is usually charac...

    Authors: Mai Higashihara, Tetsuya Kawamura, Yoichi Miyazaki, Takashi Yokoo and Kensuke Joh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:223
  12. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is defined as a sudden episode of kidney failure but is known to be under-recognized by healthcare professionals. The Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) guidelines have f...

    Authors: Michael S.A. Niemantsverdriet, Wouter M. Tiel Groenestege, M. Khairoun, Imo E. Hoefer, Wouter W. van Solinge, Domenico Bellomo, Martin H. van Vliet, Karin A.H. Kaasjager and Saskia Haitjema
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:222
  13. Elevated creatinine concentrations often indicate acute renal injury and renal biopsies are considered in this situation. However,pseudohypercreatininemia is potential cause of elevated creatinine concentratio...

    Authors: Ayako Tasaki, Makoto Fukuda, Yuki Ikeda, Masatora Yamasaki, Ikko Yamaguchi, Shinichi Aishima and Motoaki Miyazono
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:220
  14. An important aspect of end-of-life decisions in dialysis patients is elective withdrawal from dialysis therapy. Several studies have shown that clinical factors, such as comorbidity, play a role in dialysis wi...

    Authors: Essam S. El-Magd, Robbert W. Schouten, Els Nadort, Prataap K. Chandie Shaw, Yves F.C. Smets, Louis-Jean Vleming, Friedo W. Dekker, Birit F.P. Broekman, Adriaan Honig and Carl E.H. Siegert
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:219
  15. Recent developments in mass spectrometry (MS) have revealed target antigens for membranous nephropathy (MN), including phospholipase A2 receptor and exostosin 1/exostosin 2 (EXT1/2). EXT1/2 are known antigens ...

    Authors: Takuya Yamazaki, Haruka Takahashi, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Emi Sakamoto, Kenta Tominaga, Syun Sakurabayashi, Tetsuya Abe, Takashi Sano, Yukihiro Wada, Naomi Kuwahara, Akira Shimizu and Yasuo Takeuchi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:218
  16. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) substantially impacts different aspects of patients' lives, including mental and physical health, and overall quality of life. The aim of our study is to assess the quality of l...

    Authors: Mohammed Alshehri, Abdullah Alshehri, Ali Alfageeh, Khalid Asiri, Alwaleed Alshehri, Feras Alqahtani, Mazen Alshehri, Mohanad Alshabab and Omar Asiri
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:216
  17. To determine whether continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) plus standard medical therapy (SMT) vs. SMT alone prevents rhabdomyolysis (RM)-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) and analyze the related he...

    Authors: Yan Meng, Ming-xue Zhou, Chun-bo Wu, De-hua Wang, Jian-rong Zhao and Dong-yin Shi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:215
  18. Rituximab, a chimeric anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, is an effective treatment for nephrotic syndrome. Hypokalemia is a rare adverse reaction among patients treated with rituximab although there have been exte...

    Authors: Yiyun Song, Lin Ding, Xin An, Yi Zhao, Xianhua Li, Xiangdong Yang and Xiaoyan Xiao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:214
  19. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a prevalent and life-threatening situation recognized as an emerging health issue. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of demographic and laboratory parameters on the...

    Authors: Rayka Malek, Ahmadreza Baghestani, Farin Rashid-Farokhi, Shadi Shafaghi, Farzanehsadat Minoo, Foolad Eghbali, Navin Chandra, Masoud Shafaghi, Kaveh Bonyadi and Fatemeh Sadat Hosseini-Baharanchi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:213
  20. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common genetic cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that requires dialysis. Knowing geographical clusters can be critical for early diagnosis, ...

    Authors: Jessica T. Camargo, Camilo A González, Lina Herrera, Nancy Yomayusa-González, Milciades Ibañez, Ana M. Valbuena-García and Lizbeth Acuña-Merchán
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:211
  21. The occurrence of autoantibodies in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients has been previously reported, with a prevalence ranging from 20 to 83%. There are also a few reports of clinically relev...

    Authors: Alexandra Vornicu, Bogdan Obrișcă, Bogdan Sorohan, Andreea Berechet and Gener Ismail
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:210
  22. Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is frequently accompanied by symptoms of nausea, dizziness, fatigue, muscle spasm, and arrhythmia, which can adversely impact the daily lives of patients who undergo hemodialysi...

    Authors: Jianhua Wang, Jing Yao, Xiaoye Zhu, Tingting Wang, Jianda Lu, Qiubo Wei, Jun Xue, Yuanhao Wu and Li You
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:209
  23. Tubulointerstitial lesions play a pivotal role in the progression of IgA nephropathy (IgAN). Elevated N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) in urine is released from damaged proximal tubular epithelial cells (...

    Authors: Xiao Liu, Shaomin Gong, Yichun Ning, Yang Li, Huili Zhou, Luna He, Lin Lin, Shi Jin, Ziyan Shen, Bowen Zhu, Fang Li, Jie Li, Xiao Tan, Xiaoyan Jiao, Yiqin Shi and Xiaoqiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:208
  24. The kidney is particularly vulnerable to toxins due to its abundant blood supply, active tubular reabsorption, and medullary interstitial concentration. Currently, calcium phosphate-induced and calcium oxalate...

    Authors: Xiangtuo Wang, Xiaoyan Zhang, Liyuan Wang, Ruiying Zhang, Yingxuan Zhang and Lei Cao
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:207
  25. Vaspin is an adipokine that regulates glucose and lipid metabolism. Plasma vaspin level is increased in chronic kidney disease but decreased in hemodialysis patients. However, plasma vaspin level in peritoneal...

    Authors: Win Hlaing Than, Gordon Chun-Kau Chan, Bonnie Ching-Ha Kwan, Ka-Bik Lai, Ronald Cheong-Kin Chan, Jeromy Yuen Chun Teoh, Jack Kit-Chung Ng, Winston Wing-Shing Fung, Kai-Ming Chow, Phyllis Mei-Shan Cheng, Philip Kam-Tao Li and Cheuk-Chun Szeto
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:206
  26. Home hemodialysis (HHD) offers several clinical, quality of life and cost-saving benefits for patients with end-stage kidney disease. While uptake of this modality has increased in recent years, its prevalence...

    Authors: Estelle Tran, Oliver Karadjian, Christopher T. Chan and Emilie Trinh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:205
  27. Older individuals with multiple comorbidities and especially patients with multiple myeloma are at higher risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2. When patients with multiple myeloma (MM) are also affected by SARS-CoV-...

    Authors: Gabriele Donati, Agnieszka Przygocka, Fulvia Zappulo, Gisella Vischini, Sabrina Valente and Gaetano La Manna
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:204

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nephrology 2023 24:264

  28. Abnormalities of serum sodium are associated with increased mortality risk in hospitalised patients, but it is unclear whether, and to what extent other factors influence this relationship. We investigated the...

    Authors: Conor Walsh, Leonard D. Browne, Robert Gilligan, Rose Galvin, Liam Glynn, Cathal Walsh and Austin G. Stack
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:203
  29. Minimal change disease (MCD), a pathological type of nephrotic syndrome (NS), can occur in patients with tumors. We report two adult cases of MCD associated with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), known to be ...

    Authors: Juanjuan Yin, Zexuan Li, Zedong Hao, Zhuanzhuan Yu, Weimin Yu, Guang Yang and Xiaojun Ren
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:202
  30. Tubulointerstitial nephritis with IgM-positive plasma cells (IgMPC-TIN) is a newer disease about which there are many unclear points. Glucocorticoid therapy is effective in many cases of IgMPC-TIN; however, re...

    Authors: Ryota Akagi, Akira Ishii, Keiichi Kaneko, Naoya Kondo, Hideki Yokoi, Takeshi Matsubara, Sachiko Minamiguchi, Yoshihiko Kanno and Motoko Yanagita
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:201
  31. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare and life-threatening disorder characterized by systemic inflammation and organ failure as a result of dysregulated immune cell activation. HLH can be induced ...

    Authors: Jiyuan Li, Chen Gao, Xuejing Zhu, Danyi Yang, Wendan Mao, Hengchang Yao, Mingyang Deng, Liang Tan, Helong Dai, Xubiao Xie, Longkai Peng and Fenghua Peng
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:200
  32. Proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal immunoglobulin G (IgG) deposits (PGNMID) is a disease entity with nonorganized granular glomerular deposition with monoclonal proteins of both heavy and light c...

    Authors: Shoko Miura, Kan Katayama, Yuka Sugimoto, Fumika Tanaka, Mutsuki Mori, Daisuke Takahashi, Ryosuke Saiki, Yosuke Hirabayashi, Tomohiro Murata, Isao Tawara and Kaoru Dohi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:199
  33. Ferritin levels are used to make decisions on therapy of iron deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Hyperferritinaemia, common among patients with CKD from the Northern Territory (NT) of Au...

    Authors: Sandawana William Majoni, Jane Nelson, Jessica Graham, Asanga Abeyaratne, David Kiran Fernandes, Sajiv Cherian, Geetha Rathnayake, Jenna Ashford, Lynn Hocking, Heather Cain, Robert McFarlane, Paul Damian Lawton, Federica Barzi, Sean Taylor and Alan Cass
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:198
  34. Appropriate management of anemia in patients with hemodialysis (HD) involves the administration of iron supplementation and erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs), in addition to monitoring the response. Thi...

    Authors: Samah W. Al-Jabi, Nada S. Rajabi, Amer A. Koni and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:197
  35. Machine Learning has been increasingly used in the medical field, including managing patients undergoing hemodialysis. The random forest classifier is a Machine Learning method that can generate high accuracy ...

    Authors: Hiroko Inoue, Megumi Oya, Masashi Aizawa, Kyogo Wagatsuma, Masatomo Kamimae, Yusuke Kashiwagi, Masayoshi Ishii, Hanae Wakabayashi, Takayuki Fujii, Satoshi Suzuki, Noriyuki Hattori, Narihito Tatsumoto, Eiryo Kawakami and Katsuhiko Asanuma
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:196
  36. Shared decision making (SDM) is a collaborative effort between healthcare professionals, individuals with CKD whereby clinical evidence, expected outcomes and potential side-effects are balanced with individua...

    Authors: Björn Meijers, Karolien Wellekens, Marco Montomoli, Karmela Altabas, Jessica Geter, Kate McCarthy, Thierry Lobbedez, Rumeyza Kazancioglu and Nicola Thomas
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:195
  37. Numerous factors are likely to result in poor treatment adherence, which is one of the important factors contributing to increased complications and the low efficacy of hemodialysis (HD), particularly inadequa...

    Authors: Mohsen Torabikhah, Zahra Farsi and Seyedeh Azam Sajadi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:194
  38. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common and serious clinical syndrome. There is increasing recognition of heterogeneity in observed AKI across different clinical settings. In this analysis we have utilised a lar...

    Authors: Winnie Magadi, Javeria Peracha, William S McKane, Manuela Savino, Fiona Braddon, Retha Steenkamp and Dorothea Nitsch
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:193
  39. We determined the clinical presentation and outcomes of the Omicron variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in hemodialysis patients and identified the risk factors for severe coro...

    Authors: Nam-Seon Beck, Soomin Song, Taesung Park, So-Hyeon Hong, Jang Jeong-Eun, Kyoung-Hwan Kim, Joung-Il Im and Sae-Yong Hong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:191
  40. The French Renal Epidemiology and Information Network (REIN) registry collect dialysis initiation context for each patient starting dialysis with a flawed definition of urgent start dialysis (USD). The main ob...

    Authors: Amin Tachikart, Clément Vachey, Charline Vauchy, Caroline Savet, Didier Ducloux and Cécile Courivaud
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:190
  41. Hemodialysis patients are prone to gastrointestinal bleeding, and Mallory-Weiss syndrome (MWS) is one of the causes. Mallory-Weiss syndrome is often induced by severe vomiting, manifests as upper gastrointesti...

    Authors: Shuai-Shuai Shi, Xian-Zhu Yang, Xiao-ye Zhang, Lei Huang, Hui-Dan Guo, Shuang-fang Li, Wei Zhang and Yi-Qiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:188
  42. Light and heavy chain deposition disease (LHCDD) is a rare condition characterised by the deposition of immunoglobulin components in the kidneys. Similarly, Amyloidosis is also caused by the deposition of ligh...

    Authors: Yuki Shimamoto, Naoki Takahashi, Nagaaki Katoh, Yuki Matsui, Yusuke Mochizuki, Masanori Ito, Masahide Yazaki, Fuyuki Kametani, Kenji Kasuno, Yoshiki Sekijima, Hironobu Naiki and Masayuki Iwano
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:187
  43. Pulse wave analysis may be useful to assess fistula function. We aimed to prospectively evaluate if convenient oscillometric devices are applicable to detect flow below 500 ml/min in a real life clinical setting.

    Authors: Veit Busch, Joachim Streis, Sandra Müller, Niklas Mueller, Felix S. Seibert, Thomas Felderhoff and Timm H. Westhoff
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:186

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