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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2020) 51 (1): 17–23.
Published Online: 10 December 2019
.... Hemodialysis Arteriovenous fistula Elderly Primary failure Validation Annually over 50,000 patients who are 65 years and older start hemodialysis in the United States. Choosing the primary vascular access for older dialysis patients is challenging. Although current clinical guidelines...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2018) 48 (5): 389–398.
Published Online: 13 November 2018
...Gang Jee Ko; Yoshitsugu Obi; Melissa Soohoo; Tae Ik Chang; Soo Jeong Choi; Csaba P. Kovesdy; Elani Streja; Connie M. Rhee; Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh Background: The population of elderly end-stage renal disease patients initiating dialysis is rapidly growing. Although longer treatment is supposed...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2017) 46 (2): 114–119.
Published Online: 14 July 2017
...Amarpali Brar; Mary Mallappallil; Dimitre G. Stefanov; David Kau; Moro O. Salifu Background: We hypothesized that in the very elderly dialysis patients in the United States, institutionalization in nursing homes would increase mortality in addition to age alone. Methods: Incident dialysis patients...
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Am J Nephrol (2016) 43 (1): 1–19.
Published Online: 05 February 2016
... disease. In patients with diabetes with atypical features, renal biopsy may be fundamental to diagnose an unexpected parenchymal disease mislabeled as diabetic nephropathy. Finally, in elderly patients, the indications and the risks are not different from those in the general population. Key Message...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2015) 41 (4-5): 320–328.
Published Online: 06 June 2015
...: Greater aortic stiffness may be associated with modestly higher levels of albuminuria in the elderly. The association between aortic stiffness and lower eGFR may be confounded by age and CVD risk factors. Participants were studied in the supine position after 10 min of rest. Auscultatory blood pressure...
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Am J Nephrol (2015) 41 (3): 183–190.
Published Online: 08 April 2015
...Eun Young Choi; Joon-Sung Park; Yong Tae Kim; Sung Yul Park; Gheun-Ho Kim Background: Desmopressin is used for treating nocturnal polyuria, but hyponatremia is an associated concern in the elderly due to impaired urinary dilution. This study was undertaken to characterize hyponatremia occurring...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2014) 39 (2): 145–152.
Published Online: 11 February 2014
..., but not with NEAP. Conclusion: In elderly CKD patients, our findings suggest that high NEAP is independently associated with CKD progression. The decrease in NEAP may be an effective kidney-protective therapy. tokyo.kyosai.kanda@gmail.com 15 10 2013 26 12 2013 11 2 2014 © 2014 S. Karger...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2013) 38 (3): 204–211.
Published Online: 27 August 2013
...Colin R. Lenihan; Michael P. Hurley; Jane C. Tan Background/Aims: The elderly are the fastest growing subpopulation with end-stage renal disease. The goal of our study was to define characteristics of elderly patients who were considered ineligible for transplantation compared to those who were...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2013) 38 (3): 195–203.
Published Online: 21 August 2013
...Yuichiro Yano; George L. Bakris; Kunihiro Matsushita; Satoshi Hoshide; Kazuyuki Shimada; Kazuomi Kario Background: Among elderly hypertensive patients, we aimed to assess the association of nocturnal blood pressure (BP) pattern on stroke; interaction of dipping pattern with kidney disease...
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Nephrology
Am J Nephrol (2013) 37 (3): 231–238.
Published Online: 02 March 2013
...Ying-Ying Seow; Yin Bun Cheung; Li Min Qu; Alethea Chung Pheng Yee Background: Renal replacement therapy (RRT) has not always been shown to benefit end-stage renal failure patients who are elderly or have multiple comorbidities in terms of survival or symptom control. Conservative management may...
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Am J Nephrol (1993) 13 (1): 27–34.
Published Online: 28 October 2008
... tubulointerstitial disease, and 21 patients showed prominent vascular pathology. In a comparison with patients of younger age groups, it appeared that amyloidosis, membranous nephropathy, vasculitis and diabetes had a significantly higher incidence in the elderly. Main glomerular syndromes such as nephrotic syndrome...
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Am J Nephrol (1987) 7 (3): 235–240.
Published Online: 24 October 2008
...Peter C. Melby; William D. Musick; Alan M. Luger; Ramesh Khanna Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is uncommonly seen in the elderly population and its diagnosis is not without some difficulty because clinical manifestations may mimic other diseases. Renal biopsy for diagnosis...