Journal of

Clinical Nephrology and Renal CareISSN: 2572-3286


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510081

Comparative Study of OD (Tacrolimus Extended-Release Capsules) Versus Conventional Tacrolimus in Renal Transplant Patients

Sanjay Srinivasa and Danish Muqbool

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 21, 2022

One of the common causes of chronic allograft nephropathy is non adherence to medications contributing to 30% of graft loss in developed world. The non-adherence is attributed to pill burden. Once-daily dosing of tacrolimus instead of conventional twice-daily dosing may enhance adherence to medication and improve long-term outcomes....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510080

Morphological Changes of the Kidney in Patients with COVID-19

Ibrahim Ibikunle

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 03, 2022

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV2) is a single stranded RNA virus and is the cause of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and although its main targets are the immune and respiratory systems, acute kidney injury (AKI) has been observed in a high percentage of cases. This is a syndrome which manifests morphologically with the hallmark being acute tubular injury/necrosis and also clinically with the appearing of proteinuria, hematuria, etc. However, this document will focus more...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510079

Hospitalizations in Octogenarian Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: What Changes after Beginning of Hemodialysis?

Daniela Alferes, Vitória Paes de Faria, Clemente Sousa, Paulo Teles, Clara Almeida and Ana Ventura

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 25, 2022

The benefits of dialysis in the octogenarian are dubious. This study aimed to investigate whether initiation of chronic hemodialysis (HD) changes the rate and duration of hospitalizations in a Portuguese cohort of octogenarian patients. A single-centre, retrospective, observational study was performed....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510078

Non Proteinuric Diabetic Kidney Disease: A Narrative Review

Vinay Srinivasa

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: September 16, 2022

Albuminuria followed by a decline in glomerular filtration rate has been described to be the classical phenotype of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). A new phenotype, non albuminuric diabetic kidney disease (NADKD), has recently been observed in patients with decreased renal function and a urine albumin excretion rate < 30 mg in 24 hours or a urine albumin creatinine ratio of < 30 mg/g....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510077

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange for Hepatitis E Virus - Inducing Acute Liver Failure and Acute Kidney Injury

Dawlat Sany, Wael Ahmed Yousry, Heba Mohammed Abdelfattah and Yasser Elsahawi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 12, 2022

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is one of the most common causes of acute hepatitis in endemic areas, yet least diagnosed aetiologies of acute viral hepatitis. Highlights the importance of early consideration of HEV in all patients with acute hepatitis who have originated from endemic regions....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510076

Increased Hemodialysis Sessions during Pregnancy Improve Fetal Development and Reduce Mortality: Literature Review

Raiani Feu Cassandro, Mirela Dias Gonçalves and Filipe Martinuzo Filetti

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 22, 2022

Renal failure is a chronic disease of complex treatment and has a great impact on people’s quality of life. Pregnancy in women on renal replacement therapy is considered high risk, requiring specific care to promote adequate treatment and improvement in maternal and fetal outcomes. This study consists in evidencing the effects of the increase of hemodialysis sessions on the health of pregnant women with Chronic Renal Insufficiency....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510075

Urinary Tract Infections in Patients with Solid Tumors: Retrospective Study

Souhir Khemiri, Sonda Masmoudi, Sonda Mezghanni, Wala Ben Kridis, Adnene Hammami and Afef Khanfir

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 28, 2022

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections in patients with cancer. It may occur at different phases of the disease and results from the interaction of several factors. The objective of our study was to determinate the particularities of these infection in this special population....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510074

Renal Involvement following Snake Bite Envenomation

Haider Omer and Abdulmalik Alhomrany

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 28, 2022

This study aimed to determine the frequency of renal involvement following snake envenomation and the risk factors that contribute to the development of such complications. This retrospective study was carried out at Asir Central Hospital, a tertiary and referral hospital located in the southern part of Saudi Arabia....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510073

Pathomorphology of Kidney Damage in Covid-19: Possible Etiological Factors

Rostislav Axenciuc, MD, Igor Sai, MD, Anatoliy Bondarenko, MD, Vasyl Kopcha, MD, and Kateryna Metersky, PhD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 13, 2022

The study aim was to study the histological picture of damaged kidneys in patients who died from COVID-19, as well as to attempt to find the objective causes of renal pathology at COVID-19. Kidney damage in this disease is still considered mainly secondary and associated with multiple organ failure, hypoxia, ischemia, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) at severe and extremely severe disease....

Volume 8
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