Young adults with persistent, asymptomatic, isolated microscopic hematuria were at increased risk for ESRD
- Risk of moderate to advanced kidney disease in patients with psoriasis: population based cohort study. Wan, Joy; Shuwei Wang; Haynes, Kevin; Denburg, Michelle R.; Shin, Daniel B.; Gelfand, Joel M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/2/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7931, p14
The article looks at a study on psoriasis as a risk factor for chronic kidney disease. A cohort study of 143,883 patients aged 18 to 90 with psoriasis is conducted to identify the incidence of chronic kidney disease. It highlights psoriasis affecting 3 percent or more body surface area as a risk...
- Drug-Induced End-Stage Renal Disease. Ronco, Pierre M.; Flahault, Antoine // New England Journal of Medicine;12/22/94, Vol. 331 Issue 25, p1711
Editorial. Comments on an article by Perneger, et al in the December 22, 1994 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine,' which reports the results of a case-control study of the use of over-the-counter analgesic drugs as a risk factor for end-stage renal disease.
- Association between intelligence and type-specific stroke: a population-based cohort study of early fatal and non-fatal stroke in one million Swedish men. Wennerstad, Karin Modig; Silventoinen, Karri; Tynelius, Per; Bergman, Lars; Rasmussen, Finn // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p908
Background Inverse associations between IQ and stroke have been reported in a few studies, but none have investigated subtypes of stroke, nor have they studied fatal and non-fatal stroke separately. Stroke is a heterogenic disease and strength of associations with IQ and putative causal pathways...
- Age- and gender-related long-term renal outcome in patients with lupus nephritis. Hsu, C-Y; Chiu, W-C; Yang, T-S; Chen, C-J; Chen, Y-C; Lai, H-M; Yu, S-F; Su, Y-J; Cheng, T-T // Lupus;Nov2011, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p1135
Objective: To investigate age- and gender-related long-term renal outcome in patients with lupus nephritis (LN).Methods: This is a retrospective, chart review study of patients with LN at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, between January 1986 and June 2004. All had undergone a renal...
- Cardiovascular Parameters in Rat Model of Chronic Renal Failure Induced by Subtotal Nephrectomy. J. Švíglerová; J. Kuncová1, L. NALOS; Z. Tonar; D. Rajdl; M. Štengl // Physiological Research;2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 59, pS81
Chronic renal failure (CRF) is associated with high incidence of cardiovascular complications. To clarify pathogenesis of CRF numerous animal models have been developed. The aim of our work was to describe methodology of subtotal surgical renal ablation in rat and to characterize some...
- Urine dipstick readings greater than or equal to 1+ had limited sensitivity but high specificity for detecting albuminuria in adults. Agarwal, Rajiv // ACP Journal Club;10/18/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p9
The article discusses a study which investigated the accuracy of screening with urine dipsticks for detecting albuminuria in community populations. Involved in the study were 10,944 adults who participated in the baseline biomedical examination of the Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle...
- VASCULITIS ASOCIADAS A ANTICUERPOS ANTI-CITOPLASMA DE NEUTRÃ“FILOS CLÃNICA Y TRATAMIENTO. PAOLINI, MARIA VIRGINIA; RUFFINO, JUAN PABLO; FERNÁNDEZ ROMERO, DIEGO S. // Medicina (Buenos Aires);2013, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p119
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) associated vasculitis, comprise a group of diseases characterized by inflammation of the wall of small vessels. We analyzed epidemiological and clinical characteristics in a series of 47 patients, 23 (49%) with Wegener granulomatosis (WG), 15 (32%)...
- Truth lies somewhere, if we knew but where. Nicholson, Richard H. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p5
Analyzes the problem of the Americans' lack of knowledge of the availability of treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United Kingdom (UK). American authors' lack of citations from works published outside the United States; UK's reliance on transplants and peritoneal dialysis.
- Structural Findings Correlate Strongly with Progression to ESRD. // Kidney;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p60
Identifies morphologic risk factors for developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) due to IgA nephropathy. Extracapillary proliferation; Interstitial cellular infiltrates; Marked tubular atrophy; IgA deposits in the peripheral capillary loops.