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Is handgrip strength and key pinch measurement related with biochemical parameters of nutrition in peritoneal dialysis patients?
Backgrounds & objective: End-stage renal disease (ESRD) frequently causes Protein Energy Wasting (PEW), which is an important morbidity and mortality factor. Although it is difficult to assess PEW with a reliable method, ...
Effect of transfusion of washed red blood cells on serum potassium level in hemodialysis patients
Background/aim: This study aimed to compare washed red blood cell (WRBC) transfusion versus nonwashed RBC (NWRBC) transfusion in terms of posttransfusion potassium levels in dialysis patients on a day when the patient did ...
The relationship between apelin and cardiac parameters in patients on peritoneal dialysis: is there a new cardiac marker?
Background: Many markers have been proposed for CVD risk assessment in dialysis population. Apelin is a peptide that has roles in cardiovascular functions and volume regulation namely vasodilation, decreased blood pressure ...
Acute Renal Failure due to Leukaemic Infiltration in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a variety of chronic lymphoproliferative disorders. It is characterized by a progressive accumulation of monoclonal incompetent lymphocytes and is similar to peripheral B-cell neoplasm ...
An unusual cause of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients: Pantoea agglomerans
Peritonitis is a serious infection and early diagnosis and treatment is mandatory. A variety of microorganisms are identified in these cases and during recent years a new one was included, Pantoea agglomerans. In this case ...
Global nephrology workforce: gaps and opportunities toward a sustainable kidney care system
The health workforce is the cornerstone of any health care system. An adequately trained and sufficiently staffed workforce is essential to reach universal health coverage. In particular, a nephrology workforce is critical ...
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.
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 ...
A Case of Primary Hypoparathyroidism Presenting with Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Rhabdomyolysis.
Symmetric calcification of the basal ganglia identified radiographically occurs in a variety of familial and nonfamilial conditions. Primary Familial Brain Calcifications (PFBC), which were known by many names previously, ...
Idiopathic Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome: A Case Report
Introduction: Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (ISCLS) is rarely seen, and presents with recurrent episodes of hypotension, shock, hemoconcentration, and hypoproteinemia. The main pathology is the dysfunction ...