Journal of

Clinical Nephrology and Renal CareISSN: 2572-3286


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510033

A Self-Sufficiency Philosophy for Non-Communicable Disease Control

Narisa Futrakul and Prasit Futrakul

Article Type: Communication | First Published: November 25, 2017

A non-communicable disease comprising various vascular diseases namely renal microvascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and coronary vascular disease, has been a threatening public health problem today. The failure of preventive strategy is due to the lack of understanding the nature of the origin of vascular disease....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510032

Frequency of Hyperkalemia in Chronıc Kidney Patients Under Regular Nephrology Care

Aysun Aybal Kutlugun, Canan Yildiz and Fatma Ayerden Ebinc

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 19, 2017

Hyperkalemia is an important life-threatening electrolyte disorder and one of the most important complications of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Decreased Potassium (K) excretion due to decreased glomerular filtration rate and reduced tubular secretion due to tubulointerstitial dysfunction lead to abnormal K balance and hyperkalaemia in CKD....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510031

Evaluation of the Change in Hemoglobin Values after the Administration of Intravenous Iron Therapy on Chronic Hemodialysis Patients with Anemia and Elevated Ferritin Levels

Grishma Desai, Ted Walton and John J Doran

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 28, 2017

Dialysis patients may experience anemia due to functional iron deficiency, which occurs in the presence of sufficient iron stores but not enough circulating iron to provide Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs) the ability to increase hematopoiesis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510030

Sepsis and Renal Replacement Therapy

Sarinya Boongird, Supawadee Suppadungsuk, Sarassawan Kananuraks and Arkom Nongnuch

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 08, 2017

Sepsis has long been recognized as the most common cause of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), present in approximately 11-40% of patients who are admitted to intensive care units....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510029

Evaluation of Ultrasensitive C-Reactive Protein as a Cardiovascular Risk Marker in Pediatric Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease on Peritoneal Dialysis

Gustavo Orellana, Pedro Zambrano, Alejandro Sepúlveda, Ines Araneda, Jorge Rodriguez and Arnoldo Quezada

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 02, 2017

Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) on Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) experience high morbidity and mortality due to Cardiovascular (CV) disease. In pediatric patients, CV problems include Left Ventricular (LV) abnormalities, hypertension, and arrhythmias....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510028

Anesthesia Considerations for Insertion of the Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter

Xihui Liu, Xiaoyan Zuo, Xueyuan Heng, Zita Abreu, Todd Penner, Lashmi Venkatraghavan and Joanne M Bargman

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 01, 2017

Laparoscopy is an effective method of implantation for Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) catheters. However, in many centers around the world, Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter (PDC) insertions are done using an open surgical method, associated with greater surgical trauma and longer duration of hospitalization....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510027

Sporadic Isolated Fanconi Syndrome due to a Mutation of EHHADH: A Case Report

Eleanor G Seaby, David J Bunyan, Sarah Ennis and Rodney D Gilbert

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 31, 2017

Hereditary, isolated Fanconi syndrome has been described a handful of times in the literature, displaying variable Mendelian patterns of inheritance. Some cases segregate as autosomal dominant and may or may not be associated with renal failure, whilst other kindreds show recessive and X-linked recessive inheritance....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510026

Effects of Two Types of Protein Supplementation in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis

Fabiola Pansani Maniglia, Edileuza Santana Soares Penido, Naiane Cristina Soares and Sergio Arthur de Oliveira Campos

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 30, 2017

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is characterized by the incontrovertible and gradual loss of endocrine, tubular, and glomerular kidney function, which impairs the removal of toxic metabolites from the body....

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