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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
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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 liverExpand
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Renal dysfunction due to leukemic infiltration of kidneys in a case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
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 medicalExpand
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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
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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 ifExpand
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Collapsing glomerulopathy in Portugal: a review of the histological and clinical findings in HIV and non-HIV patients.
BACKGROUND Collapsing glomerulopathy (CG) is a glomerulonephritis seen in association with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, known as HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN), and lessExpand
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Diálise longa noturna: Experiência de um centro
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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% oralExpand
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Optimizing the use of darbepoetin-α with a split strategy: A concept change
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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 andExpand
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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 highExpand
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