Association between chronic kidney disease and the most common corneal ectasia disease (keratoconus): a nationwide cohort study.

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Both keratoconus (KCN) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are multifactorial conditions with multiple aetiologies and share several common pathophysiologies. However, the few studies that have described the relationship between KCN […]

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Cardiovascular risk factors and the impact on prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease secondary to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most frequent hereditary renal disease. There is an increased rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in ADPKD. In this study, we evaluate the […]

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Sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors in chronic kidney disease and heart failure: ready for prime time in patients without diabetes.

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The benefits of sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors seem to extend beyond glycemic control. We review recent randomized trial evidence evaluating SGLT2 inhibition in nondiabetic settings, including in patients with […]

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DNA J homolog subfamily B member 9 and other advances in fibrillary glomerulonephritis.

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Fibrillary glomerulonephritis (FGN) involves ∼1% of native kidney biopsies and is characterized by glomerular deposition of fibrils larger than amyloid (12-24 nm diameter) composed of polyclonal immunoglobulin G (IgG). The recent […]

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Effect of 0.9% NaCl compared to plasma-lyte on biomarkers of kidney injury, sodium excretion and tubular transport proteins in patients undergoing primary uncemented hip replacement – a randomized trial.

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Isotonic saline (IS) is widely used to secure perioperative cardiovascular stability. However, the high amount of chloride in IS can induce hyperchloremic acidosis. Therefore, IS is suspected to increase the […]

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Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Dialysis-Related Symptoms in Individuals Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials.

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Hemodialysis is associated with a high symptom burden that impairs health-related quality of life and functional status. Effective symptom management is a priority for individuals receiving hemodialysis. Aerobic exercise may […]

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Glomerulonephritis with severe nephrotic syndrome induced by immune complexes composed of galactose-deficient IgA1 in primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a case report.

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Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is an auto-immune disease characterized by sialadenitis and dacryoadenitis with lymphoplasmacytic cell infiltration. In pSS, not only sicca symptoms, but also extra-glandular involvement induced by immune […]

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On-line hemodiafiltration modulates atherosclerosis signaling in peripheral lymphomonocytes of hemodialysis patients.

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Hemodialysis patients present a dramatic increase in cardiovascular morbidity/mortality. Circulating immune cells, activated by both uremic milieu and dialysis, play a key role in the pathogenesis of dialysis-related vascular disease. […]

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The role of personal attitudes of control and responsibility for the uptake of peritoneal dialysis- a national survey among dialysis patients.

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Although most patients are suitable for both hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD), there seem to be differences in the outlook of patients who choose one modality over the other. […]

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A randomised controlled trial to examine the effects of cinacalcet on bone and cardiovascular parameters in haemodialysis patients with advanced secondary hyperparathyroidism.

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Secondary hyperparathyroidism may lead to increased cardiovascular risk. The use of cinacalcet may improve bone and cardiovascular health with improved parathormone (PTH) and phosphate control.This is an open-label prospective randomised […]

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Anti-pruritic effect of nemolizumab in hemodialysis patients with uremic pruritus: a phase II, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.

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The pathophysiology of uremic pruritus (UP), which is characterized by systemic and intractable itching, remains unclear. As interleukin (IL)-31 may be involved, we conducted a phase II, randomized, controlled study […]

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Influence of peritoneal dialysis catheter type on complications and long-term outcomes: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

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There is currently no consensus regarding the optimal type of peritoneal dialysis catheter (PDC). We compared the outcomes of PDCs according to the number of cuffs, intercuff and intraperitoneal segment […]

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