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Renal replacement therapy for refugees with end-stage kidney disease: an international survey of the nephrological community
Provision of health care for refugees poses many political, economical, and ethical questions. Data on the prevalence and management of refugees with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) are scant. Nevertheless, the impact of ...
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in different ethnic groups in Turkey
Objective: To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its risk factors in various ethnic groups in Istanbul, Turkey.
Association of calcium antagonist use with lower hemoglobin levels in hemodialysis patients
Aim. Objective of the present study was to investigate whether calcium antagonist use is associated with lower hemoglobin levels and/or higher erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) requirement in hemodialysis patients.
Guidelines, policies, and barriers to kidney care: findings from a global survey
An international survey led by the International Society of Nephrology in 2016 assessed the current capacity of kidney care worldwide. To better understand how governance and leadership guide kidney care, items pertinent ...
Hemodialysis Experience of a Large Group of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: All Patients Deserve Effective Treatment
Background/Aims: Refugee dialysis is a worldwide growing dilemma with limited experience. This report presents the largest hemodialysis (HD) patient registry data of Syrian refugees in Turkey. Methods: Demographic, ...
Global capacity for clinical research in nephrology: a survey by the International Society of Nephrology
Due to the worldwide rising prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD), there is a need to develop strategies through well-designed clinical studies to guide decision making and improve delivery of care to CKD patients. A ...