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Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 128 (1-2): 153–158.
Published Online: 20 November 2014
.... Inflammation Renal failure Cardiovascular disease Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is the first-line renal replacement therapy in Hong Kong [ 1,2 ]. Most PD patients enjoy an excellent survival rate as well as a gratifying quality of life during the treatment [ 2 ]. Nonetheless, cardiovascular disease...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 128 (1-2): 141–146.
Published Online: 12 November 2014
...Helen J. Jefferies; Lisa E. Crowley; Laura E.A. Harrison; Cheuk-Chun Szeto; Philip K.T. Li; Brigitte Schiller; John Moran; Christopher W. McIntyre Background/Aims: Endotoxaemia, a driver of systemic inflammation, appears to be driven by dialysis-induced circulatory stress in haemodialysis (HD...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 128 (1-2): 107–114.
Published Online: 08 November 2014
... disease Inflammation Leukocytosis The increased prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its associated morbidity and mortality represents a major public health burden in the USA and many other nations [ 1,2 ]. Unfortunately, current prevention strategies targeting traditional risk factors...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 127 (1-4): 10–14.
Published Online: 24 September 2014
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Acute kidney injury Cell cycle Fibrosis Hypoxia-inducible factor-1α Inflammation Mitochondria National Institutes of Health (NIH) 10.13039/100000002 Acute kidney injury (AKI) results in temporary loss...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 127 (1-4): 153–157.
Published Online: 24 September 2014
.... The spleen, a major component of the reticuloendothelial system, appears to be a key player in the ‘cytokine storm' that develops after infection and trauma, and the resultant systemic inflammation is regulated by the autonomic nervous system. Over the past decade, evidence has suggested that controlling...
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Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 126 (1): 81–89.
Published Online: 06 March 2014
... such as radiological contrast and gentamicin administration but not others. Conclusion: The effect of CRP in these analyses supports the role of systemic inflammation in susceptibility to post-admission AKI. It accounts for the greater part of univariate associations between AKI and some nephrotoxic agents, placing...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2013) 123 (1-2): 36–40.
Published Online: 06 June 2013
... to the development or progression of CKD through repeated episodes of sepsis or chronic inflammation, or both. 18 04 2013 1 05 2013 6 6 2013 © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel 2013 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2011) 118 (2): c165–c172.
Published Online: 16 December 2010
...Aline B. Hauser; Andréa E.M. Stinghen; Simone M. Gonçalves; Sergio Bucharles; Roberto Pecoits-Filho Chronic inflammation is closely linked to several complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD), such as vascular calcification, accelerated atherosclerosis, loss of appetite, insulin resistance...
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Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2011) 117 (4): 363–372.
Published Online: 12 November 2010
... responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Chronic renal disease Inflammation Osteopontin Pulse wave velocity Vascular calcification The human osteopontin (OPN) protein consists...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2010) 116 (1): c11–c18.
Published Online: 12 May 2010
...Kar Neng Lai; Joseph C.K. Leung During peritoneal dialysis, peritoneal cells are repeatedly exposed to a non-physiological hypertonic environment with high glucose content and low pH. Current sterile dialysis solutions cause inflammation in the submesothelial compact zone that leads to fibrosis...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2010) 115 (2): c114–c121.
Published Online: 22 April 2010
... association between kidney function and change in CRP. Further study in younger populations may clarify whether impaired kidney function leads to change in inflammation over time. 26 05 2009 9 09 2009 22 4 2010 © 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel 2010 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2010) 114 (1): c67–c73.
Published Online: 09 October 2009
...Juan F. Macías Núñez; Zoubiair Ghais; Jesus Bustamante; Jose M. Lopez-Novoa Background: Haemodialysis (HD) exacerbates oxidative stress (OS). The polymethyl-methacrylate (PMMA)-BK-F membrane ameliorates OS and inflammation markers compared to polyacrylonitrile (PAN/AN69) and cellulose membranes...