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Impact of RIFLE classification in liver transplantation
Ferreira AC, Nolasco F, Carvalho D, Sampaio S, Baptista A, Pessegueiro P, Monteiro E, Mourão L, Barroso E. Impact of RIFLE classification in liver transplantation. Clin Transplant 2010: 24: 394–400.… Expand
Orthotopic liver transplantation in familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy is associated with long-term progression of renal disease
Orthotopic liver transplantation has become the treatment of choice for familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy. The aims of this study were to evaluate the renal complications post orthotopic liver… Expand
Renal dysfunction due to leukemic infiltration of kidneys in a case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- A. Ferreira, Sandra Brum, +4 authors J. R. Santos
- Hemodialysis international. International…
- 1 January 2010
Renal failure due to leukemic infiltration of kidney in chronic lymphocytic leukemia is an extremely rare condition. The authors report a case of a 59‐year‐old white female, with a past medical… Expand
Maternal educational level and the risk of persistent post-partum glucose metabolism disorders in women with gestational diabetes mellitus
AbstractAimsGestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) occurs in 5–15% of pregnancies, and lower maternal educational attainment has been associated with higher risk of GDM. We aimed to determine if… Expand
532 SIGNIFICANT GENOTYPE-SPECIFIC ASSOCIATION OF HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN LEVEL AND SEVERITY OF LIVER DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS B
532 SIGNIFICANT GENOTYPE-SPECIFIC ASSOCIATION OF HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN LEVEL AND SEVERITY OF LIVER DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS B M. Martinot-Peignoux, R. Carvalho-Filho, A.C.… Expand
Calciphylaxis: a literature review based in two case reports
Calciphylaxis is a rare and devastating obliterative vasculopathy, leading to ischemia and subcutaneous necrosis. In most cases it affects patients with renal disease and is associated with high… Expand
Collapsing glomerulopathy in Portugal: a review of the histological and clinical findings in HIV and non-HIV patients.
- A. Ferreira, D. Carvalho, F. Carvalho, M. J. Galvão, F. Nolasco
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 1 July 2011
BACKGROUND Collapsing glomerulopathy (CG) is a glomerulonephritis seen in association with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, known as HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN), and less… Expand
Diálise longa noturna: Experiência de um centro
Vitamin D, inflammation and malnutrition in prevalent haemodialysis patients - is there a link?
We studied 198 prevalent haemodialysis patients with mean age (±SD) of 62.5±15.3 years, 51.5% male, 27% diabetic, mean HD time 43.2±39.3 months. Half of the patients were taking vitamin D, 14% oral… Expand
Optimizing the use of darbepoetin-α with a split strategy: A concept change .
As erythropoiesis is a continuous process, we hypothesized that a new approach with smaller doses of darbepoetin-α administered more regularly could result in fewer variations of its serum levels and… Expand