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Research Article   |   10.36959/832/400 Volume 5 Issue 1

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is Associated with Delayed Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease: A Retrospective Analysis of Testosterone Normalization in US Veterans

Authors: Rishi Sharma, MD, MHSA, Olurinde Oni, MBBS, MPH, Peter Wiegmann, BA, Mukut Sharma, PhD, Mariana Garcia-Touza, MD, Archana Goel, MD, Virginia Savin, MD, Rajat Barua, MD, PhD, Ram Sharma, MHSA, PhD, and Thomas Wiegmann, MD
The aging male population suffers from late onset hypogonadism (LOH) with its characteristics including diminished virility, increased fatigue, muscle wasting and decreased bone mass. Fatigue, muscle ... Read more

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Clinical Presentation   |   10.36959/832/399 Volume 5 Issue 1

Unmasking Nephrotic Syndrome

Authors: Mayleen Jeniffer L Laico
A 65-year-old male was referred for nephrology consult for increasing creatinine from 1.7 mg/dl to 4.4 mg/dl over a period of 4 months. The patient was not diabetic but had a history of hypertension a... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/832/388 Volume 4.1 Issue 1

A Pilot Study Comparing Uric Acid and Biomarkers of Renal Injury and Inflammation in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease at Vaso-Occlusive Crisis and Steady State

Authors: Kaspar CDW, Ghosh SS, Lo M, McClish D, Sisler I, Newlin J, Feig DI and Smith W
Hyperuricemia hastens the decline of renal function in chronic kidney disease and activates the pro-inflammatory Nlrp3 inflammasome. Studies from the 1970s posited that high rates of hyperuricemia see... Read more

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Case Report   |   10.36959/832/397 Volume 4 Issue 1

An Unusual Cause of Rhabdomyolysis with Acute Kidney Injury

Authors: Ankita Gharge, Shobhana Nayak Rao and Pradeep Shenoy M
Rhabdomyolysis is a serious syndrome due to a direct or indirect muscle injury. It results from the death of muscle fibers and release of their contents into the bloodstream. It can result from a vari... Read more

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Case Report   |   10.36959/832/396 Volume 4 Issue 1

Serotonin Syndrome: Fairly Common but Frequently Forgotten

Authors: Awad Magbri, MD, FACP, Mariam El-Magbri, BSC, MPH, Kamran Suljuki, Phama D, MBA, and Darcy Rose, RN
The authors presented a case of serotonin syndrome cause by drug interaction. The patient is presented with classical features of the syndrome with hyper-excitability, tremor, change in mental status,... Read more

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Short Commentary   |   10.36959/832/395 Volume 4 Issue 1

Keeping a Brave Front

Authors: Mayleen Jeniffer L Laico
The burden of end stage renal disease often seems insurmountable. This is especially true for patients who are on renal replacement therapy, whose lives and whose family's lives have been changed by t... Read more

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COMMENTARY   |   10.36959/832/394 Volume 3 Issue 1

Autologous Urine-derived Stem Cells for Kidney Tissue Repair

Authors: Deying Zhang, Geng Xing, Li Tao, Mengjia Gong, Wenjun Ma, Jiaqiang Chu, Dawei He, Guanghui Wei and Yuanyuan Zhang
Stem cell-based therapy offers an alternative treatment for chronic kidney diseases, including acute or chronic renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, polycystic kidney diseases and renal transplantatio... Read more

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RESEARCH ARTICLE   |   10.36959/832/393 Volume 3 Issue 1

Rituximab for Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome in Chinese Children

Authors: Alison LT Ma, Fiona Lai, Euan Soo Norman Chan, Ivan Lam, Pak-chiu Tong, Wai-ming Lai and Niko Tse
A retrospective 5-year review was performed on 11 children (mean age of 14.6 yrs (8.1-18 yrs), 8 boys and 3 girls) who had SD or FRNS from April 2009 to April 2014. All patients were in remission for ... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/832/392 Volume 2 Issue 1

Amyloidosis and the Kidney

Authors: Allison B Reiss, Nicolle M Siegart, Heather A Renna, Joshua DeLeon, Lora J Kasselman and Nobuyuki Miyawaki
Amyloidosis results from deposition of fibrillar proteinaceous material in the extracellular space in organs and tissues. Diagnosis is made microscopically on biopsy by visualizing apple-green birefri... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/832/391 Volume 2 Issue 1

Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery - Risk Factors for Renal Replacement Therapy

Authors: N-I Lahdenperä, RT Suojaranta-Ylinen, S Nisula and AA Schramko
Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in up to 50% of patients after open cardiac surgery, and it is associated with significantly increased morbidity and mortality. Up to 3% of patients need renal replace... Read more

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Short Review   |   10.36959/832/390 Volume 2 Issue 1

Review of Literature for the Comparison of Dilatation Methods Using Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Authors: Sercan Sarı, Mehmet Çağlar Çakıcı, Hakkı Uğur Özok, Nihat Karakoyunlu, Hamit Ersoy
Kidney stone is an important issue in urology. The management is changed according to the size and location of kidney stone. There are some treatment modalities. The first choice in treatment of > 2 c... Read more

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REVIEW ARTICLE   |   10.36959/832/389 Volume 1 Issue 1

CMV Prophylaxis in kidney Transplantation

Authors: Massimo Gai, Roberta Clari, Sergio Dellepiane, Davide Diena, Ana Manzione, Maria Messina and Luigi Biancone
Kidney transplant exposes patients to an increased risk of developing infections and tumors. Antiviral therapy and prophylaxis are one of the challenges of the modern transplant strategy. In recent ye... Read more

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EDITORIAL   |   10.36959/832/388 Volume 1 Issue 1

Revival of the Forgotten Rout: Tunnel Hemodialysis Catheter Placement using the Supraclavicular Approach to Overcome Stenosis of the Internal Jugular vein at its Origin

Authors: Magbri A, Brandt MCV, Mock L, Colosimo V, Zurawsky R and McCartney P
A case of ESRD on HD who is referred for placement of tunnel hemodialysis catheter insertion because his arterial-venous fistula is still immature to be used for HD. He had had 3 TDC placed in the rig... Read more

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RESEARCH ARTICLE   |   10.36959/832/387 Volume 1 Issue 1

The Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Elderly Male Patients with Hip Fracture: Time for Vitamin D and Testosterone Replacement

Authors: Awad Magbri , Gussail Eussera El-Magbri, Smew Mariam El-Magbri, Taha El-Magbri, H Grimes and J Kelly
Twenty eight male patients with non-pathological fracture neck of femur (FNOF), age range 61-89 years, mean age 74.4 years, presented for surgery for fracture neck of femur to Merlin Park Regional Hos... Read more

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