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The First Report of The Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH) Anemia Committee in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

Chifflet5, Rachel Bregman6, Alberto Locatelli7, Ricardo Correa-Rotter8 and Hugo Poblete9 1Division of Nephrology. University Hospital of Caracas. Caracas (Venezuela) 2School of Medicine. Panamerican ... Association. San José de Mayo (Uruguay) 6Rio de Janeiro State University. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 7Nefronosa Service SA. Buenos Aires (Argentina) 8Department of Nephrology and Mineral Metabolism. Institute

Utilidad del ácido úrico como marcador de mortalidad global en una cohorte de ancianos

% hypertensives were randomly recruited at Geriatrics and Nephrology visits between January and April 2006 and followed for 5 years. We measured baseline SUA and serum creatinine and estimated glomerular filtration ... Nephrology Department patients, we measured proteinuria in 24-hour urine and in Geriatrics department patients we measured proteinuria (mg/dl)/creatinine (mg/dl) in urine (first morning urine). Predictive

Conocimiento y aplicación en la práctica real del Documento de consenso S.E.N.-semFYC sobre la enfermedad renal crónica

Background: In 2007, the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (semFYC) and the Spanish Society of Nephrology (S.E.N.) created a consensus document in order to reduce the variability in ... male patients with CKD older than 60 years of age and in regards to the criteria for patient referral to the nephrology department. The level of application of the recommendations set forth in the

Serologías B, C, VIH y sífilis en la primera valoración de pacientes con diabetes remitidos a consulta externa de Nefrología

. Nevertheless, little information is known regarding patients with diabetes attended in external nephrology consultations. Objective: To evaluate the percentage of patients with positive serology results for ... syphilis in the initial evaluation of diabetes patients referred for an external Nephrology consultation     Noemí Esparza-Martín1, Araceli Hernández-Betancor2, Santiago Suria-González1, Fátima Batista

Avanzando en el manejo de la enfermedad renal crónica: resultados de la implantación de una consulta de rápida resolución

patients were selected for monitoring by nephrology from all proposals received, and 29.35% for primary care monitoring. We observed a significant decrease in the delay until the first medical appointment ... al. Baseline characteristics of patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3 and stage 4 in Spain: the MERENA observational cohort study. BMC Nephrology 2011;12:53.         [ Links ] 11. Arrieta J

Beyond chronic kidney disease: the diagnosis of Renal Disease in the Elderly as an unmet need. A position paper endorsed by Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN) and Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SIGG)

not referred to nephrology is higher than that of mortality, and selected CKD risk factors such as hypertension, anemia, and albuminuria, are associated with greater incidence of adverse events

Prevalência de transtornos psiquiátricos em pacientes em hemodiálise no estado da Bahia

psychiatric disorders in chronic hemodialysis patients and assess the association between these diseases and some variables. METHODS: Two hundred forty-four patients were enrolled in two nephrology units at the

Causas de inicio no programado del tratamiento renal sustitutivo con hemodiálisis

Nephrology is to achieve that 80% of the patients starting hemodialysis do it with an arteriovenous fistula. We want to review the causes of non-planned hemodialysis nowadays. In 2010, 43 patients had started

Burden, access, and disparities in kidney disease

still lack access to basic diagnostics, a trained nephrology workforce, universal access to primary health care, and renal replacement therapies. We point to the need for strengthening basic ... advocacy efforts by relevant stakeholders such as the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations through activities such as World Kidney Day. This situation is

African Pediatric Nephrology Guidebook

setting, particularly to the French-speaking areas. The book concludes with a good glossary of useful norms in paediatric nephrology that will be very useful for the junior doctor or nurse working in an ... African setting. Date of review: 19 September 2017 - This unique book, published in 2015, addresses paediatric nephrology issues in Africa and is available with both English and French text. What makes it

Quality of life and its predictors among patients with chronic kidney disease: A hospital-based cross sectional study

predictors among patients with CKD at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (TASH). Methods A cross sectional study was conducted at the nephrology clinic of TASH. A total of 256 patients were recruited through ... patients at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital and to determine the related factors. Methods Study design and settings A cross-sectional study was conducted from May to September 2017 at the nephrology

BOLD magnetic resonance imaging in nephrology

BOLD magnetic resonance imaging in nephrology Michael E Hall,1,2 Jennifer H Jordan,3 Luis A Juncos,1,2 W Gregory Hundley,3 John E Hall2 1Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical ... applications of BOLD MR in nephrology CKD CKD is associated with renal injury, hypoxia and worsening fibrosis, which creates a vicious cycle of progressive renal injury and fibrosis ultimately leading to end

Patterns of Internet and smartphone use by parents of children with chronic kidney disease

study, a questionnaire was applied to 111 parents of patients in a Brazilian pediatric nephrology center. Descriptive assessments were performed on Internet use patterns, and associative analyses were ... Paulo , Sa?o Paulo, SP, Brazil, 2 Telehealth Center , School of Dentistry, University of Sa?o Paulo , Sa?o Paulo, SP, Brazil, 3 Pediatric Nephrology , Department of Pediatrics, Children's Institute

Evaluation of Nutrition Risk Screening Score 2002 (NRS) assessment in hospitalized chronic kidney disease patient

mortality. Methods All patients admitted to the tertiary nephrology department of the University hospital of Bern Inselspital over a period of 12 months were included in this observational study. The risk for ... Spyridon ArampatzisID 1 0 Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern , Bern , Switzerland , 2 Department of Nephrology, Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology

Mild cognitive impairment in maintenance hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional survey and cohort study

Zhenzhu Yong,1 Bei Zhu,1 Jianqing Wu,2 Weihong Zhao1 1Department of Geriatric Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; 2Department of Geriatric ... Geriatric Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, for their cooperation and the anonymous reviewers. This work was supported by the grants from Clinical Medicine Research

The characteristics and risk factors for cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury in the elderly

Wang,1 Sa-sa Nie,1 Zhe Feng,1 Xiang-mei Chen1 1Department of Nephrology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Chinese PLA Institute of Nephrology, State Key Laboratory of Kidney Diseases, National Clinical ... Kidney Disease, Beijing, China; 2Department of Nephrology, Chinese PLA 401 Hospital, Qingdao, China Objectives: The most serious adverse reaction of cisplatin is acute kidney injury (AKI). Cisplatin

The Japanese clinical practice guideline for acute kidney injury 2016

settings, early detection and intervention is necessary to improve the outcomes of AKI patients. This clinical guideline for AKI was developed by a multidisciplinary approach with nephrology, intensive care ... comprehensive literature search. KeywordsAcute kidney injury Atrial natriuretic peptide Biomarker Blood purification Long-term follow-up Nafamostat mesilate  In 2016, the Japanese Society of Nephrology, the

Relationship of inferior vena cava collapsibility to ultrafiltration volume achieved in critically ill hemodialysis patients

1Division of Nephrology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA; 2Division of Nephrology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Background: Ultrasound (US) assessment of ... performed by the senior author (EMK) with all available data, including that provided by the nephrology fellow, the house staff, and primary team, and this assessment was recorded prior to performing the IVC

Adherence to Hemodialysis and Associated Factors among End Stage Renal Disease Patients at Selected Nephrology Units in Rwanda: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study

hemodialysis and the associated factors among End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients in selected nephrology units in Rwanda. Methods. This was a descriptive cross-sectional design involving 41 participants ... into two separate stages. Content validity was ensured through giving the instrument to experts in the nephrology field to assess whether all contents to be measured have been included. Again, inclusion