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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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