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Late-onset kidney failure in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Aug 16, 2021

The incidence of and risk factors for late-onset kidney failure among survivors over the very long term remains understudied.A total of 25,530 childhood cancer survivors (median follow-up 22.3 years, ...

Onconephrology: A New Challenge for the Nephrologist.

Aug 12, 2021

Clinical Background: Cancer therapeutics (for both solid and hematological malignancies) have evolved over the last two decades, from traditional chemotherapies to novel treatments. A better supportiv...

Co-amorphization of atorvastatin by lisinopril as a co-former for solubility improvement.

Aug 09, 2021

The co-amorphous (CAM) technology has attracted extensive attention in recent years because it can improve the solubility and provide a formulation strategy for fixed dose combination for poorly water...

Serum selenium predicts achievement of full-dose cisplatin in concurrent chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A prospective, observational study.

Aug 09, 2021

Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with three-weekly high-dose cisplatin (100 mg/m) is a standard treatment for locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), but compliance with ci...

Introduction of digital therapeutics.

Aug 09, 2021

Digital therapeutics are an emerging type of medical therapy and are defined as evidence-based therapeutic interventions for patients by means of qualified software programs to prevent, manage, or tre...

Nutrition and Obesity Impacts on Kidney Health.

Aug 05, 2021

Clinical Background and Epidemiology: Nutrition and obesity are both important and common clinical issues in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Protein-energy wasting predicts adverse clinical outcomes in ...

Herbal Nephropathy.

Aug 05, 2021

An estimated one-third of adults in developed countries and more than 80% of the population in many low- and middle-income countries use herbal and traditional medicines to promote health or for the t...

Cardiovascular Effects Induced by Fruit Peels from Passiflora edulis in Hypertensive Rats and Fingerprint Analysis by HPLC-ESI-MSn spectrometry.

Aug 05, 2021

Hypertension is a chronic disease and a global health problem. Due to its high prevalence, it constitutes the most important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Fruit peels from fo. are rich in ...

Xin-Ji-Er-Kang protects myocardial and renal injury in hypertensive heart failure in mice.

Aug 02, 2021

Xin-Ji-Er-Kang (XJEK) as a herbal formula of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has shown the protective effects on myocardial function as well as renal function in mouse models of myocardial infarcti...

Diagnosis of placental insufficiency independently of clinical presentations using sFlt-1/PLGF ratio, including SGA patients.

Jul 29, 2021

Angiogenic markers (sFLt1 and PlGF) are altered in preeclampsia and related placental insufficiency syndromes. The utility of these markers in various types of placental insufficiency is still not wel...

Dietary Patterns for Promoting Kidney Health.

Jul 29, 2021

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is considered a public health problem and part of the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases. Many studies have searched for ways to reduce the risk of complications a...

The Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Patients with COVID-19: Data from a Large Cohort in Iran.

Jul 29, 2021

Kidney involvement, ranging from mild hematuria and proteinuria to acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), is a recent finding with various incidence rates repo...

Serum levels of TGF-β1, cytokines, angiogenic, and anti-angiogenic factors in pregnant women who smoke.

Jul 26, 2021

Women who smoke during pregnancy have a reduced risk of preeclampsia. The mechanism of this association is poorly understood. Preeclampsia is an anti-angiogenic and inflammatory state. Transforming gr...

Improvement of exhausted cerebral autoregulation in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension benefit of venous sinus stenting.

Jul 26, 2021

Utilizing transfer function analysis to assess the cerebral autoregulation in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), and to explore its improvement after venous sinus stenting.In to...

The Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Early Brain Edema Score (SEBES) as radiographic marker of clinically relevant intracranial hypertension and unfavorable outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Jul 26, 2021

The severity of early brain edema after aneurysm rupture was reported to be strongly associated with the risk of poor outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Using the recently develop...

Predictors for Prolonged Drain Use Following Autologous Breast Reconstruction.

Jul 22, 2021

 Surgical drains are routinely used following autologous reconstruction, but are often cited as the leading cause of peri-operative discomfort. This study defined routine drain use duration and asse...

Adherence to anti-hypertensive medication in pregnancy.

Jul 19, 2021

To assess adherence to anti-hypertensive medication by pregnant women and to identify the factors associated with adherence or lack thereof.Observational study in 100 pregnant women with either chroni...

Relationship between circulating insulin-like growth factor-1 and blood pressure in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Jul 19, 2021

Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) is an important factor related to cardiovascular disease. In recent years, studies have shown the involvement of IGF-1 and blood pressure (BP). Nevertheless, the r...

Decreasing VWF-levels upon NSBB-therapy indicate a decreased risk of further decompensation, ACLF, and death.

Jul 15, 2021

Non-selective betablockers (NSBB) exert beneficial effects beyond lowering hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG), which may be particularly relevant in patients with decompensated cirrhosis (DC), in...

Rapidly progressive medulloblastoma initially mimicking idiopathic intracranial hypertension and Chiari I malformation: A case report.

Jul 15, 2021

Medulloblastoma (MDB) often causes signs and symptoms of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) with imaging findings of mass lesion. Here, we report a case of MDB who initially presented with clinical ...