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Nephrology

  1. Content type: Short Report

    There is an unresolved debate on the best screening method for hematuria as a symptom of glomerulonephritis or urological malignancies. The urinary dipstick is generally considered as an imperfect surrogate fo...

    Authors: Aurélien Bataille, Morgane Wetzstein, Alexandre Hertig, Sophie Vimont, Eric Rondeau and Pierre Galichon

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:435

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  2. Content type: Case Report

    Advances in long-term parenteral nutrition via indwelling central venous catheter have improved the quality of life and mortality in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal diseases complicated with se...

    Authors: Mari Okada, Mai Sato, Masao Ogura, Koichi Kamei, Kentaro Matsuoka and Shuichi Ito

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:196

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Despite the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in sub-Saharan Africa, few community-based screenings have been conducted in Uganda. Opportunities to improve the management of CKD in sub-Saha...

    Authors: Joseph Lunyera, John W. Stanifer, Prossie Ingabire, Wilson Etolu, Peace Bagasha, Joseph R. Egger, Uptal D. Patel, Gerald Mutungi and Robert Kalyesubula

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:97

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome encompasses diverse histogenetic patterns and depicts socioeconomic and demographic differences attributable to genetic profile, environmental factors and prevalence of infectious...

    Authors: Atif Ali Hashmi, ZubaidaFida Hussain, Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi, Shazia Mumtaz, Naveen Faridi and Mehmood Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:73

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is frequently unrecognized by non-nephrology physicians. There is an ongoing governmental program to create hemodialysis centers in the ten regions of Cameroon, where a previous st...

    Authors: Simeon-Pierre Choukem, Pennghan K. Nchifor, Marie-Patrice Halle, Daniel N. Nebongo, Yannick Mboue-Djieka, François F. Kaze and Gotlieb L. Monekosso

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:29

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    Renal papillary calcification is a compelling candidate risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and nephrolithiasis. Renal papillary density (RPD), as assessed by computed tomography (CT), is a potential ...

    Authors: Aaron J. Yeoh, Joe Massaro, Caroline S. Fox, Udo Hoffmann, Brian H. Eisner and Gearoid M. McMahon

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:811

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Intracranial abscesses are rare among transplant recipients, and Nocardia is responsible for less than 2 % of them. Nocardiosis, a chronic infection and is difficult to treat. Primary infection involves lungs and...

    Authors: Ranga Migara Weerakkody, Dhammika Randula Palangasinghe, Saman Wadanambi and Eranga Sanjeewa Wijewikrama

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:701

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  8. Content type: Case Report

    Pericardial effusions and acute renal failure are common findings in clinical practice. However, acute renal failure resulting from pericardial effusions (without tamponade) is a rare finding. We report the fi...

    Authors: Ranga Migara Weerakkody, Pushpa Nandani Lokuliyana and Mohammed Hussain Rezvi Sheriff

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:587

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Epilepsy is the world’s most common neurological disorder, affecting approximately 50 million people worldwide and contributed to different psychiatric illness. Depression is one of the most frequent co morbid...

    Authors: Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Berihun Assefa Dachew, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh and Nigusie Birhan Tebeje

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:585

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  10. Content type: Research article

    End stage renal failure (ESRF) has become a major health problem in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). There were limited data about causes of ESRF in the Sudan.

    Authors: Amin S. I. Banaga, Elaf B. Mohammed, Rania M. Siddig, Diana E. Salama, Sara B. Elbashir, Mohamed O. Khojali, Rasha A. Babiker, Khalifa Elmusharaf and Mamoun M. Homeida

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:502

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Infection is the leading cause of morbidity and the second most frequent cause of mortality among patients on renal replacement therapy. A major morbid event in this population is hospitalization because of in...

    Authors: Dayana Fram, Mônica Taminato, Vinicius Ponzio, Silvia Regina Manfredi, Cibele Grothe, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, Angélica Belasco and Dulce Barbosa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:882

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2013 updated the classification and risk stratification of chronic kidney disease (CKD) to include both the level of renal function and urinary albumin excretio...

    Authors: Robert A Bailey, Yiting Wang, Vivienne Zhu and Marcia FT Rupnow

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:415

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