Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Review and Management Update

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Review and Management Update

July 18, 2014 at 10:37 AM 0 comments

*Víctor Martínez Nephrology Department, Hospital Reína Sofía, Murcia, Spain *Correspondence to victormj80@gmail.com Disclosure: The author declares no potential conflict of interest. Received: 21.02.14 Accepted: 08.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:61-66. Abstract Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common inherited nephropathy. Initially, it is characterised by the growth ofRead More

Chronic Kidney Disease – Where Next? Predicting Outcomes and Planning Care Pathways

Chronic Kidney Disease – Where Next? Predicting Outcomes and Planning Care Pathways

July 18, 2014 at 10:34 AM 0 comments

*Angharad Marks,1 Nicholas Fluck,2 Corri Black3 1. Clinician Scientist Fellow and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK 2. Consultant Nephrologist, Acute Sector Clinical Lead and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, NHS Grampian and University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK 3. Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant inRead More

No Added Mortality Benefit From Current Approaches to Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU Patients

No Added Mortality Benefit From Current Approaches to Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU Patients

July 18, 2014 at 10:30 AM 0 comments

*Helmut Schiffl Department of Internal Medicine IV, University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany *Correspondence to h-schiffl@t-online.de Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 05.03.14 Accepted: 12.05.15 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:76-82. Abstract Hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI), a common and harmful renal disorder, is an independent risk factor for short-term and long-termRead More

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Renal Denervation: Current Evidences and Open Questions

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Renal Denervation: Current Evidences and Open Questions

July 18, 2014 at 10:28 AM 0 comments

*Sara Samoni, Marco Sartori, Elisa Scalzotto, Alessandra Brocca, Silvia Guggia, Francesco Ramponi, Mauro Neri, Paolo Armignacco, Grazia Maria Virzì, Maria Pia Rodighiero, Claudio Ronco Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy; International Renal Research Institute Vicenza (IRRIV), Italy * Correspondence to sarasamoni@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflictRead More

Chronic Renal Allograft Dysfunction Antibody-Mediated: An Update

Chronic Renal Allograft Dysfunction Antibody-Mediated: An Update

July 18, 2014 at 10:26 AM 0 comments

*Maurizio Salvadori, Elisabetta Bertoni Professor of Nephrology, Department of Transplantation, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy *Correspondence to maurizio.salvadori1@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 20.02.14 Accepted: 24.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:91-99. Abstract This paper reviews the most important studies on chronic antibody-mediated rejection (cABMR), which is an important causeRead More

Pregnancy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients with Nephritis

Pregnancy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients with Nephritis

July 18, 2014 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

*Panagiotis Pateinakis,1 Athina Pyrpasopoulou2 1. Department of Nephrology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece 2. Second Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece *Correspondence to pateinakis@hotmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 10.02.14 Accepted: 08.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:100-104. Abstract Pregnancy in patients with lupus nephritis isRead More

The Use of Vaptans in Hyponatraemia

The Use of Vaptans in Hyponatraemia

July 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM 0 comments

Corinna Giuliani, *Alessandro Peri Endocrine Unit, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences ‘Mario Serio’, University of Florence, Florence, Italy *Correspondence to alessandro.peri@unifi.it Disclosure: A.P. is on the Otsuka Pharmaceutical advisory board for tolvaptan and has received honoraria from Otsuka Pharmaceutical for speaking at symposia. C.G. has nothing to disclose.Read More

Cardiovascular Remodelling In Chronic Kidney Disease

Cardiovascular Remodelling In Chronic Kidney Disease

July 18, 2014 at 10:11 AM 0 comments

*Damir Rebić,1 Senija Rašić2 1. Intensive Care Clinic for Nephrology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2. Chairman, Clinic for Nephrology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina *Correspondence to damir.rebic@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 20.03.14 Accepted: 20.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neph. 2014;1:113-119.Read More

Is There an Interest in Implementing a Multidisciplinary Clinic or Renal Care Network to Improve the Prognosis of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease?

Is There an Interest in Implementing a Multidisciplinary Clinic or Renal Care Network to Improve the Prognosis of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease?

December 30, 2013 at 6:54 AM 0 comments

Nicolas Rognant Nephrology Department, Hospices Civild de Lyon and Univetrsity of Lyon, Lyon, France Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Neph. 2013;1:60-67. Abstract Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly prevalent in several countries and is associated with the incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and also with prematureRead More

Clinical Proteomics: The Potentiality of Urine Analysis for Understanding Diabetic Nephropathy

Clinical Proteomics: The Potentiality of Urine Analysis for Understanding Diabetic Nephropathy

December 30, 2013 at 6:41 AM 0 comments

Massimo Paple,1 Maria Teresa Rocchetti,1,2 Loreto Gesualdo2 1. Core Facility of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, Department of Surgery and Medical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy 2. Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Neph. 2013;1:32-39. Abstract The incidence of diabeticRead More