Acute Kidney Injury – An Update

Acute Kidney Injury – An Update

July 14, 2015 at 9:42 AM 0 comments

Matt Varrier, Richard Fisher, *Marlies Ostermann Department of Critical Care & Nephrology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospital, London, UK *Correspondence to Marlies.Ostermann@gstt.nhs.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.02.15 Accepted: 16.04.15 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2015;3[1]:75-82. Abstract The syndrome of acute kidney injury (AKI) occursRead More

Management of Refractory Lupus Nephritis

Management of Refractory Lupus Nephritis

July 14, 2015 at 9:40 AM 0 comments

Antonis Fanouriakis,1,2 *George Bertsias1,2 1. Department of Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology, and Allergy, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece 2. Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece *Correspondence to gbert@med.uoc.gr Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received:Read More

Acute Kidney Injury: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Future Directions

Acute Kidney Injury: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Future Directions

July 14, 2015 at 9:37 AM 0 comments

Joana Briosa Neves, Sofia Jorge, *José António Lopes Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Norte, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal *Correspondence to jalopes93@hotmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 12.11.14 Accepted: 20.02.15 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2015;3[1]:90-96. Abstract Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a commonRead More

IgA Nephropathy: New Aspects in Pathophysiology and Pathogenesis

IgA Nephropathy: New Aspects in Pathophysiology and Pathogenesis

July 14, 2015 at 9:33 AM 0 comments

*Francois Berthoux,1,2 Hesham Mohey,1 Nicolas Maillard,1 Christophe Mariat1 1. Department of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Renal Transplantation, University North Hospital, Saint-Étienne, France 2. Jean Monnet University, Saint-Étienne, France *Correspondence to francois.berthoux@wanadoo.fr Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 21.01.15 Accepted: 27.02.15 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2015;3[1]:97-103. Abstract Knowledge ofRead More

Primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: Why Are Pieces of This Puzzle Still Missing?

Primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: Why Are Pieces of This Puzzle Still Missing?

July 14, 2015 at 9:28 AM 0 comments

*Hernán Trimarchi Nephrology Service, Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina *Correspondence to htrimarchi@hotmail.com Disclosure: Dr Hernán Trimarchi is consultant to Bristol Myers Squibb for the product belatacept. No funding was received for this manuscript. Received: 24.11.15 Accepted: 18.02.15 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2015;3[1]:104-110. Abstract Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) canRead More

Chronic Kidney Disease and Endothelium

Chronic Kidney Disease and Endothelium

July 14, 2015 at 9:24 AM 0 comments

*Damir Rebić,1 Almira Hadžović-Džuvo,2 Amina Valjevac2 1. Clinic for Nephrology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2. The Medical Faculty, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina *Correspondence to damir.rebic@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 15.01.15 Accepted: 10.04.15 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2015;3[1]:111-117.Read More

Understanding Exercise-Associated Hyponatraemia: From Pathophysiology to Treatment

Understanding Exercise-Associated Hyponatraemia: From Pathophysiology to Treatment

December 3, 2014 at 9:03 AM 0 comments

*Sidonie Hubert,1 Cédric Bruel,2 François Philippart2 1. Internal medicine, Groupe hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph, Paris, France 2. Intensive care unit, Groupe hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph, Paris, France *Correspondence to shubert@hpsj.fr Disclosure: The author declares no potential conflict of interest. Abstract The practice of extreme sports is becoming more and moreRead More

Diagnostic Challenges in Thrombotic Microangiopathies

Diagnostic Challenges in Thrombotic Microangiopathies

July 18, 2014 at 10:52 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Alexion-Sponsored Symposium, held at the 51st ERA–EDTA Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 1st June 2014 Chairperson: Dirk Kuypers1 Speakers: Dirk Kuypers,1 Josep Campistol,2 Christophe Legendre3 1. University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 2. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 3. Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital and Université Paris Descartes,Read More

Bringing the Benefits of High-Dose Haemodialysis to the Home with a Novel Haemodialysis System

Bringing the Benefits of High-Dose Haemodialysis to the Home with a Novel Haemodialysis System

July 18, 2014 at 10:47 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Baxter-Sponsored Symposium, held at the 51st ERA-EDTA Congress Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 2nd June 2014 Chairperson: Pieter ter Wee1 Speakers: Chris McIntyre,2 Tom Cornelis,3 Bruce Culleton4 1. VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2. School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK 3. MaastrichtRead More

Pain in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Pain in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

July 18, 2014 at 10:43 AM 0 comments

*Mariusz Niemczyk Department of Immunology, Transplant Medicine and Internal Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland *Correspondence to mariuszniemczyk@wp.pl Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 03.04.14 Accepted: 25.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:45-50. Abstract Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited disorder affecting 1 in 1,000 people andRead More