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  1. To explore the biological variation (BV) of kidney injury markers in serum and urine of healthy subjects within 24 hours to assist with interpretation of future studies using these biomarkers in the context of...

    Authors: Li-Rui Kong, Fei Wei, Da-Hai He, Chao-Qiong Zhou, Hong-chuan Li, Feng Wu, Yu Luo, Jian-wei Luo, Qian-rong Xie, Hai Peng and Yan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:195
  2. Genus Desulfovibrio species is a sulphate-reducing anaerobic gram-negative rod that resides in the human oral cavity and intestinal tract. It was reported as the causative pathogen of bacteraemia and abdominal in...

    Authors: Yoshiki Okamoto, Yoei Miyabe, Momoko Seki, Yusuke Ushio, Keisuke Sato, Eri Kasama, Kenichi Akiyama, Kazunori Karasawa, Keiko Uchida, Ken Kikuchi, Kosaku Nitta, Takahito Moriyama and Junichi Hoshino
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:194
  3. Despite the high economic and mortality burden of chronic kidney disease, studies on survival and predictors of mortality among patients on hemodialysis in Ethiopia especially in the Amhara region are scarce c...

    Authors: Sewnet Getaye Workie, Taye Abuhay Zewale, Gizachew Tadesse Wassie, Makda Abate Belew and Eleni Dagnaw Abeje
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:193
  4. Hyperphosphatemia (HP) is associated with vascular calcification (VC) in chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, relationship between HP-induced-endothelial extracellular vesicles (HP-EC-EVs) and VC is unclear,...

    Authors: Zhong Peng, Yingjie Duan, Shuzhu Zhong, Juan Chen, Jianlong Li and Zhangxiu He
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:192
  5. The objective of this study was to evaluate the reported associations between the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) and a variety of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) through analysis...

    Authors: Mengmeng Wang, Lingjian Zhang, Min Jia, Junyan Wang, Zhiwen Shen, Shuyue Wang, Xinghui Zhang, Jing Xu, Zheng Zheng, Xuanrui Lv, Xiaoyu Zong, Hui Li, Jin Zhou, Tong Meng, Mingzhu Chen, Bin Zhao…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:191
  6. Assisted home hemodialysis is a therapeutic modality for patients diagnosed with end-stage renal disease who require dialysis replacement therapy and have concomitant health limitations that prevent them from ...

    Authors: Raquel Scofano, Alexandra Monteiro and Luciana Motta
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:190
  7. The mortality rate associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is high among haemodialyzed patients. We sought to describe the serological status of haemodialysis patients having received up to three d...

    Authors: Jean-François Verdier, Sonia Boyer, Florence Chalmin, Ahmed Jeribi, Caroline Egasse, Marie France Maggi, Philippe Auvray and Tarik Yalaoui
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:189
  8. Acute kidney disease (AKD) evolves a spectrum of acute and subacute kidney disease requiring a global strategy to address. The present study aimed to explore the impact of AKD on the prognosis of ischemic stroke.

    Authors: Yilun Zhou, Dongxue Wang, Hao Li, Yuesong Pan, Xianglong Xiang, Yu Wu, Xuewei Xie, Xianwei Wang, Yang Luo, Xia Meng, Jinxi Lin, Hong Wang, Yong Huo, Kunihiro Matsushita, Jing Chen, Fan Fan Hou…
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:188
  9. Patients who are HLA-sensitized are at high risk for early antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) and worse outcomes. Therefore, it is crucial to detect the presence of donor-specific antibodies (DSAs) using pretra...

    Authors: Duangtawan Thammanichanond, Chutima Tammakorn, Atiporn Ingsathit, Suchin Worawichawong and Premsant Sangkum
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:187
  10. Patients on hemodialysis often suffer from reduced muscle strength and exercise capacity due to the decreased quantity and quality of muscle. Cumulative studies showed ultrasound echo intensity (EI) had great ...

    Authors: Junzhen Wu, Haiqing Luo, Shunrong Ren, Longxiang Shen, Dongsheng Cheng and Niansong Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:186
  11. To explore the technical specifications and clinical outcomes of thrombosed aneurysmal haemodialysis arteriovenous fistula (AVF) treated with ultrasound-guided percutaneous transluminal angioplasty combined wi...

    Authors: Wei Liu, Meng Wu, Xu Wang, Xiao-kang Huang, Wen-jiao Cai, Teng-yun Ding, Liang-liang Duan, Rui Qiao and Yong-gui Wu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:185
  12. Statins therapy has been primarily recommended for the prevention of cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney diseases. Statins has also been proved some benefits in lipid-induced kidney diseases. T...

    Authors: Ani Wang, Yu Lin, Baien Liang, Xiaoduo Zhao, Miaojuan Qiu, Hui Huang, Chunling Li, Weidong Wang and Yonglun Kong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:184
  13. Kidney transplant recipients have an increased risk of complications from COVID-19. However, data on the risk of allograft damage or death in kidney transplant recipients recovering from COVID-19 is limited. I...

    Authors: Erol Demir, Zuhal Atan Ucar, Hamad Dheir, Ramazan Danis, Berna Yelken, Murathan Uyar, Ergun Parmaksiz, Ayse Serra Artan, Ayse Sinangil, Ozgur Merhametsiz, Serap Yadigar, Ahmet Burak Dirim, Baris Akin, Nurana Garayeva, Seda Safak and Aydin Turkmen
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:183
  14. Dent disease is an X-linked disorder characterized by low molecular weight proteinuria (LMWP), hypercalciuria, nephrolithiasis and chronic kidney disease (CKD). It is caused by mutations in the chloride voltag...

    Authors: Eleni Drosataki, Sevasti Maragkou, Kleio Dermitzaki, Ioanna Stavrakaki, Dimitra Lygerou, Helen Latsoudis, Christos Pleros, Ioannis Petrakis, Ioannis Zaganas and Kostas Stylianou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:182
  15. Bartonella endocarditis is often a diagnostic challenge due to its variable clinical manifestations, especially when it is first presented with involvement of organs other than skin and lymph nodes, such as t...

    Authors: Shunhua Guo, Neha D. Pottanat, Jeremy L. Herrmann and Marcus S. Schamberger
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:181
  16. Recurrence of IgA nephropathy (IgAN) after kidney transplantation occurs in about 30% of patients. The relevance of recurrence for the long-term graft survival is expected to increase, since graft survival con...

    Authors: Cédric Jäger, Susanne Stampf, Karen Molyneux, Jonathan Barratt, Déla Golshayan, Karine Hadaya, Uyen Huynh-Do, Francoise-Isabelle Binet, Thomas F Mueller, Michael Koller and Min Jeong Kim
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:178
  17. Elderly hemodialysis patients have a higher rate of mortality than nonelderly hemodialysis patients. Recent studies shown that the serum uric acid to creatinine ratio (SUA/Scr) was associated with all-cause mo...

    Authors: Zhihui Ding, Yao Fan, Chunlei Yao and Liubao Gu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:177
  18. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) produced a pandemic since March 2020 by affecting more than 243 million people with more than 5 mil...

    Authors: Laura Tapoi, Mugurel Apetrii, Gianina Dodi, Ionut Nistor, Luminita Voroneanu, Lucian Siriteanu, Mihai Onofriescu, Mehmet Kanbay and Adrian Covic
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:176
  19. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is identified as the pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2). The intravascular thrombotic ph...

    Authors: Huayan Huang, Chunguang Lin, Yongdong Chen, Xiuting Wu, Miaomiao Lin, Siqi Chen and Kai Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:175
  20. This study aims to evaluate the impact of multidisciplinary pre-dialysis care (MDPC) on the risks of peritonitis, technique failure and mortality in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients.

    Authors: I-Kuan Wang, Tung-Min Yu, Tzung-Hai Yen, Hei-Tung Yip, Ping-Chin Lai, Chi-Yuan Li, Kuo-Ting Sun and Fung-Chang Sung
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:173
  21. The dysfunction of RNA binding proteins (RBPs) is associated with various inflammation and cancer. The occurrence and progression of tumors are closely related to the abnormal expression of RBPs. There are few...

    Authors: Wenkai Han, Bohao Fan, Yongsheng Huang, Xiongbao Wang, Zhao Zhang, Gangli Gu and Zhao Liu
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:172

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  22. Gitelman Syndrome (GS) is a hereditary tubulopathy associated with a biallelic inactivating mutations of the SLC12A3 gene encoding the thiazide-sensitive sodium-chloride cotransporter (NCCT). The typical clinical...

    Authors: Mariusz Flisiński, Ewa Skalska, Barbara Mączyńska, Natalia Butt-Hussaim, Agnieszka Sobczyńska-Tomaszewska, Olga Haus and Jacek Manitius
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:170
  23. Prevalence of Fabry disease amongst Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients on haemodialysis has been shown to be approximately 0.2%.

    Authors: Andrew Mallett, Phoebe Jane Kearey, Anne Cameron, Helen G. Healy, Charles Denaro, Mark Thomas, Vincent W. Lee, Samantha Louise Stark, Maria Fuller, Zaimin Wang and Wendy E. Hoy
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:169
  24. The burden of both acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease is on the rise globally. In sierra Leone, there has been no data on renal patients or admissions. This study intends to close this gap in knowl...

    Authors: Joshua Coker, Onome Abiri, Obinna Jude Nwosu, Alhaji Gbla, Adetunji Wilson Taylor and Durodami Lisk
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:167
  25. Optimal management of anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains controversial. This retrospective study aimed to describe the epidemiology and selected clinical outcomes of anemia in patients with CKD in ...

    Authors: Lois Lamerato, Glen James, Heleen van Haalen, Katarina Hedman, James A. Sloand, Amy Tang, Eric T. Wittbrodt and Jerry Yee
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:166
  26. A diagnosis of chronic kidney disease has been strongly associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in a number of studies, but the association with specific causes of death has not been assessed in d...

    Authors: Dagfinn Aune, Xibin Sun, Jing Nie, Wentao Huang, Bing Liao and Yafeng Wang
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:165
  27. The prevalence of idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) is increasing worldwide and the gut microbiota is recognized to play a role in its pathology. The aim of this study was to understand the involvement o...

    Authors: Mengfei Li, Lixue Wei, Jing Sun, Qianshen Zhu, He Yang, Yu Zhang, Chao Zhang, Lin Xi, Rong Zhao and Xuanyi Du
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:164
  28. To date, nephrotic syndrome (NS) has not been well characterized in patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN). Whether decline in serum albumin is an ominous sign in IgAN patients with massive proteinuria remains u...

    Authors: Hongfen Li, Fanghao Wang, Junya Jia, Tiekun Yan, Youxia Liu and Shan Lin
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:163
  29. The progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with an increasing risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality due to elevated serum phosphate levels. Besides low phosphate diets and hemodialy...

    Authors: Jacqueline Hofrichter, Kai Sempert, Claus Kerkhoff, Anne Breitrück, Reinhold Wasserkort and Steffen Mitzner
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:162
  30. Diabetic nephropathy is the leading cause of kidney failure. Clinical practice guidelines recommend prescribing renin–angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitors (RAASi) to prevent diabetic nephropathy at any st...

    Authors: Noor Alsalemi, Cheryl A. Sadowski, Naoual Elftouh, Maudeline Louis, Kelley Kilpatrick, Sherilyn K. D. Houle and Jean-Philippe Lafrance
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:161
  31. Chronic kidney disease has been linked to worse cognition. However, this association may be dependent on the marker of kidney function used, and studies assessing modification by genetics are lacking. This stu...

    Authors: Erin L. Richard, Linda K. McEvoy, Ian J. Deary, Gail Davies, Steven Y. Cao, Eyal Oren, John E. Alcaraz, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Jan Bressler and Rany M. Salem
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:159
  32. Therapeutic strategies, including dietary intervention, to target non-dialysis dependent Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) progression have been at the forefront of recent renal research. Nephrologists and other re...

    Authors: Stephanie Notaras, Kelly Lambert, Janette Perz and Angela Makris
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:158
  33. Hyperuricemia and diabetes mellitus (DM) are associated with increased mortality risk in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Here we aimed to evaluate the independent and joint risks of these two condi...

    Authors: Cheng-Hung Li, Chia-Lin Lee, Yu-Cheng Hsieh, Cheng-Hsu Chen, Ming-Ju Wu and Shang-Feng Tsai
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:157
  34. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is not only a bone-derived factor involved in metabolism, but also a biomarker of kidney disease and cardiovascular pathophysiology. We conducted this cross-se...

    Authors: Kai Wei, Gesheng Song, Linhe Xi, Juan Chen, Chuancai Sun, Ping Chen, Yong Wei, Li Wang, Xianglei Kong, Yang Li, Dongmei Xu and Xiaoyan Jia
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:156
  35. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) may coexist with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, it is unclear whether the manifestations of AAV with and without coexisting RA are s...

    Authors: Haiting Wu, Yiyun Lu, Rongrong Hu, Wei Ye, Yubing Wen, Jianfang Cai, Hang Li and Xuemei Li
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:155
  36. There is controversy regarding the impact of delayed graft function (DGF) on kidney transplant outcomes. We hypothesize that the duration of DGF, rather than DGF itself, is associated with long-term kidney gra...

    Authors: Pooja Budhiraja, Kunam S Reddy, Richard J Butterfield, Caroline C Jadlowiec, Adyr A. Moss, Hassan A Khamash, Lavanya Kodali, Suman S Misra and Raymond L Heilman
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:154
  37. Steroid pulse (SP) therapy is one of the immunosuppressive therapies for immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN). Although there are various protocols of SP therapy in IgAN, the intermittent SP (ISP) and consecuti...

    Authors: Satoshi Yamatani, Keiji Kono, Hideki Fujii, Ken Hirabayashi, Mao Shimizu, Kentaro Watanabe, Shunsuke Goto and Shinichi Nishi
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:153
  38. Peer support complements traditional models of chronic kidney disease (CKD) care through sharing of peer experiences, pragmatic advice, and resources to enhance chronic kidney disease self-management and decis...

    Authors: Shannan Love, Tyrone G. Harrison, Danielle E. Fox, Maoliosa Donald, Nancy Verdin, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Meghan J. Elliott
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:152
  39. Sunitinib-induced high-grade proteinuria and irreversible renal allograft dysfunction are rare conditions. Here, we present a patient who had received renal allograft and later developed metastatic clear cell ...

    Authors: Hsu-Cheng Ko, Huai-Pao Lee, Jiann-Der Wu, Tsung-Liang Ma, Cheng-Huang Shen, Chang-Te Lin, Ming-Chin Cheng and Yeong-Chin Jou
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:150
  40. Eosinophilic peritonitis is a well-known complication at the initiation of peritoneal dialysis. It is often due to an allergic reaction to peritoneal dialysis solution or sometimes to the peritoneal dialysis c...

    Authors: Zi Chan, Yun Ho Hui and Sunny Sze Ho Wong
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:149
  41. Acute and chronic kidney diseases are important comorbidities in People Living With HIV (PLWH). Biopsy is often pursued in this cohort with ongoing renal impairment without a clear aetiology, in order to estab...

    Authors: Dane Turner, Doug Drak, David Gracey and Lyndal Anderson
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:148
  42. Renal perfusion may redistribute from cortex to medulla during systemic hypovolaemia and after renal ischaemia for other reasons, but there is no consensus on this matter. We studied renal perfusion after rena...

    Authors: Michael Rehling, Stine Gram Skjøth, Jørgen Frøkiær, Lene Elsebeth Nielsen, Christian Flø, Bente Jespersen and Anna Krarup Keller
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2022 23:146

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