Morphological Changes of the Kidney in Patients with COVID-19
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...
Non Proteinuric Diabetic Kidney Disease: A Narrative Review
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....