The Impact of Glucose Load and Worse Metabolic Status Post Initiation of Peritoneal Dialysis
Nadiya Al Rahbi, Issa Al Salmi, Sadiq Abdul Baqi, Muna Al Bulushi and Suad Hannawi
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 03, 2020
End-Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) has a major effect on global health, both as a direct cause of global morbidity and mortality. Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) utilization increases gradually due to increase of patient’s awareness for different types of RRT. Glucose constitutes the main component of the PD fluid utilized by the patients. In this study, we aim to evaluate the various demography and clinical and laboratory data before and a year after initiation of PD and determine the impact of glucose...
Surgical Resection Offers Long-Term Remission in a Solitary Lung Metastasis of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma - A Case Report and Literature Review
Idit Tessler MD, MPH, Oded Cohen MD, Judith Diment MD, Yonatan Lahav MD, Doron Halperin MD, MPH and Taiba Zornitzki MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 18, 2020
Solitary pulmonary lung nodule is a rare presentation of differentiated thyroid metastatic disease with significantly increased mortality. Current data about diagnosis and treatment are limited, based mostly on case reports. The patient initially underwent a total thyroidectomy and received radioactive treatment for locally advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma. During the follow-up scans, a solitary nodule in the left lung was identified, with positive uptake in fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT but not...
A Case of Severe Hyponatremia Secondary to Pituitary Macroadenoma with Covid-19 Infection, Endocrinological Responses
José Carlos de la Flor Merino, MD, Laura Mola Reyes, MD, Francisco Valga Amado, MD, Alexander Marshall and Miguel Rodeles del Pozo, MD
Article Type: Letter to the Editor | First Published: August 03, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19) has dramatically increased since March 2020. There is insufficient data to establish the risk of acquiring the hyponatremia in patient with COVID-19 infection. We report here the clinical features and therapeutic course of the severe hyponatremia secondary to pituitary macroadenoma with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia. This is a 59-year-old man without renal disease, who developed severe hyponatremia, hardly explained by the emetic episode and/or diuretic treatment wit...