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  1. The aim of this study was to develop and refine the content and design of an internet-based support and education program for patients awaiting kidney transplantation from deceased donors.

    Authors: Kristina Nilsson, Gerhard Andersson, Peter Johansson and Johan Lundgren
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:311
  2. Large placebo-controlled trials have demonstrated kidney and cardiovascular clinical benefits of SGLT-2 inhibitors. Data from the EMPA-KIDNEY and DELIVER trials and associated meta-analyses triggered an update...

    Authors: Alistair J. Roddick, Alexa Wonnacott, David Webb, Angela Watt, Michael A. Watson, Natalie Staplin, Alex Riding, Eirini Lioudaki, Apexa Kuverji, Mohsen El Kossi, Patrick Holmes, Matt Holloway, Donald Fraser, Chris Carvalho, James O. Burton, Sunil Bhandari…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:310
  3. Volume assessment, dry weight titration, and blood pressure control in pregnant kidney failure patients are often challenging, with physiological fluid accumulation in the trunk and lower limbs and an increase...

    Authors: Sabrina Haroon, Jia Neng Tan, Titus Lau, Shiao-Yng Chan and Andrew Davenport
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:308
  4. Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients have complex medication regimens that require a high level of skill to interpret medication information. However, there is currently a lack of research evaluating the ab...

    Authors: Linfang Zhu, Yang Liu, Fengxue Yang, Shaobin Yu, Ping Fu and Huaihong Yuan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:307
  5. To study the value of shear wave elasticity and shear wave dispersion imaging to evaluate the viscoelasticity of renal parenchyma in children with glomerular diseases.

    Authors: Shixiang Yao, Yingying Cai, Shanshan Hu, Xiao Liu, Xia Gao, Guanyu Li, Hongying Wang and Hongkui Yu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:306
  6. There are no reliable molecular targets for early diagnosis and effective treatment in the clinical management of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). To identify novel gene factors underlying the progression of DKD.

    Authors: Yushan Xu, Lan Li, Ping Tang, Jingrong Zhang, Ruxian Zhong, Jingmei Luo, Jie Lin and Lihua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:305
  7. To access the efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and arteriovenous fistula reconstruction for immature arteriovenous fistula, compare the long-term patency and post-operative complications betwe...

    Authors: Han Yu, Yanqing Chi and Baoxing Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:304
  8. We aimed to determine the risk factors that may be associated with colistin-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) to promote the safer use of colistin in the treatment of nosocomial infections caused by multidrug-...

    Authors: Isa Kilic, Yavuz Ayar, İlkay Ceylan, Pınar Kucukdemirci Kaya and Gulbahar Caliskan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:302
  9. Potassium regulation in the body is primarily done in the kidney. In addition to this, hyperkalemia, occurs in approximately 10% of individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is associated with elevated...

    Authors: Yasmin Iman, Robert Balshaw, Mackenzie Alexiuk, Jay Hingwala, Leah Cahill, Rebecca Mollard, Navdeep Tangri and Dylan Mackay
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:301
  10. Alport syndrome (AS) is caused by mutations in type IV collagen genes that typically target and compromise the integrity of basement membranes in kidney, ocular, and sensorineural cochlear tissues. Type IV and...

    Authors: Ali Kamiar, Qusai Alitter, Jose M. C. Capcha, Ali Saad, Keith A. Webster and Lina A. Shehadeh
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:300
  11. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a major burden among hospitalized and critical care patients. Among hospitalized patients that progress to severe AKI there is increased risk for morbidity, mortality, and the need...

    Authors: Joseph H. Holthoff, Yanping Harville, Christian Herzog, Luis A. Juncos, Nithin Karakala and John M. Arthur
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:299
  12. Low levels of Free Triiodothyronine (FT3) are associated with poor survival in chronic kidney disease, and the aim of this study was to further assess the relationship between changes in FT3 levels and renal d...

    Authors: Weihong Li, Zhi Yang, Shengjian Li, Shanshan Jiang, Wan Hu, Zhenying Wan, Ping Tu and Peng Duan
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:298
  13. As a very rare form of B-cell lymphoma, plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) typically occurs in patients with underlying immunosuppression, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), organ transplantation, and aut...

    Authors: Ling-Yan Ren, Qi Chen, Feng-Ping Qiu, Zhen-Yu Jiang, Xiao-Yi Wang, Xiao-Lan Zhang and Zhan-Qin Shi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:297
  14. Studies have proven that the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) increased in patients with malnutrition. Prognostic nutritional index (PNI) and geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) were general tools to pred...

    Authors: Tingting Gao and Xueyuan Yu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:296
  15. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) represents a public health burden worldwide and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Most patients with CKD are managed by primary care practitioners and this ed...

    Authors: David S. Weisman, Sumeska Thavarajah and Bernard G. Jaar
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:295
  16. We herein described the coexistence of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, alternatively known as the Kikuchi disease (KD), secondary to hemodialysis catheter-re...

    Authors: ZhiPeng Zhao, Jing Li, Liu Yang, GuangWei Ren, LiHong Zhang and Tao Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:294
  17. Parathyroid carcinoma and parathyromatosis are very rare diseases in patients on hemodialysis. Its pathogenesis, clinical features, preoperative diagnosis, and surgery are challenging. We describe a rare case ...

    Authors: Jun Yang, Xili Lu, Pingping Zhou, Hao Liu, Jili Wang and Xinhui Su
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:293
  18. Acute kidney injury has been described as a common complication in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, which may lead to the need for kidney replacement therapy (KRT) in its most severe forms. Our group devel...

    Authors: Vanessa das Graças José Ventura, Polianna Delfino Pereira, Magda Carvalho Pires, Alisson Alves Asevedo, Alzira de Oliveira Jorge, Ana Carolina Pitanga dos Santos, André Soares de Moura Costa, Angélica Gomides dos Reis Gomes, Beatriz Figueiredo Lima, Bruno Porto Pessoa, Christiane Corrêa Rodrigues Cimini, Claudio Moisés Valiense de Andrade, Daniela Ponce, Danyelle Romana Alves Rios, Elayne Crestani Pereira, Euler Roberto Fernandes Manenti…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:292
  19. Castleman’s disease (CD) is a rare disease that has clinical and pathological similarities to lymphoma and is characterized by a high frequency of associated immunological dysfunction. ImmunoglobulinG4-related...

    Authors: Qian Peng, Fan Wu, Yuting Shi, Juan Wang, Zhimin Zhai and Zhitao Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:290
  20. This study aimed to analyze low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels and their relationship with mortality in order to identify the appropriate lipid profile for older Korean hemodialysis patients.

    Authors: Je Hun Song, Eun Hee Park, Jinsuk Bae, Soon Hyo Kwon, Jang-Hee Cho, Byung Chul Yu, Miyeun Han, Sang Heon Song, Gang-Jee Ko, Jae Won Yang, Sungjin Chung, Yu Ah Hong, Young Youl Hyun, Eunjin Bae, In O. Sun, Hyunsuk Kim…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:289
  21. The prognosis of diabetic peritoneal dialysis patients is poor. HbA1c serves as a crucial indicator for monitoring blood glucose control in patients with diabetes. Nevertheless, the relationship between visit-to-...

    Authors: Fengping Zhang, Taotao Shi, Xiaoran Feng, Yunying Shi, Guilin Zhang, Yu Liu and Ping Fu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:288
  22. Gaucher disease (GD) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited, lysosomal storage disoder that involves liver, spleen, lung, bone, bone marrow even central nervous. However, GD associated membranoproliferative g...

    Authors: Mengjun Liang, Shiyan Zhu, Shaoqin Liu, Jianquan Chen, Danni Li, Chengzhi Luo, Xiaowen Wang and Zongpei Jiang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:287
  23. Endothelial dysfunction is common in patients undergoing chronic haemodialysis, and is a major cause of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). Recently, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavi...

    Authors: Yuki Shimamoto, Hirohito Sasaki, Kenji Kasuno, Yuki Watanabe, Sayumi Sakashita, Sho Nishikawa, Kazuhisa Nishimori, Sayu Morita, Yudai Nishikawa, Mamiko Kobayashi, Sachiko Fukushima, Soichi Enomoto, Naoki Takahashi, Tadanori Hamano, Ippei Sakamaki, Hiromichi Iwasaki…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:286
  24. Investigate the longitudinal association of use and time of use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) with incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney function change.

    Authors: Andrêza Soares dos Santos, Sara Teles de Menezes, Isabella Ribeiro Silva, William Neves Oliveira, Mariana Linhares Pereira, José Geraldo Mill, Sandhi Maria Barreto and Roberta Carvalho Figueiredo
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2023 24:285
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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