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Avascular osteonecrosis after renal transplantation.
Avascular osteonecrosis (AVN) is a serious osseous complication after renal transplantation. Its prevalence clearly decreased from 20% to 4% after introduction of cyclosporine and reduction ofExpand
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Cardiovascular risk factors in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The aim of our investigation was the evaluation of an extensive cardiovascularExpand
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Risk factors and consequences of delayed graft function.
The impact of delayed graft function (DGF) on the outcome of renal transplantation remains controversial. We analyzed the risk factors for DGF and its impact on graft and patient survival. A total ofExpand
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Urinary tract infections following renal transplantation: a single-center experience.
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most frequent infectious complication among renal transplant recipients and a frequent cause of bacteremia, sepsis and acute graft failure. To evaluate theExpand
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Association between increased plasma levels of aldosterone and decreased systemic arterial compliance in subjects with essential hypertension.
We previously observed that, in subjects with essential hypertension, acute ouabain constricts the brachial artery diameter in the presence of spironolactone treatment, a finding that is not observedExpand
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Tuberculosis after renal transplantation.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health problem in our country. Its diagnosis in immunodeficient patients is difficult. In this retrospective study, we analyzed the prevalence, clinicalExpand
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Renal replacement therapy for diabetic end-stage renal disease. Experience of a Tunisian hospital centre.
OBJECTIVE To determine the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 299 uremic diabetics at the initiation of renal replacement therapy (RRT) and to evaluate their morbidity and the factorsExpand
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Acute renal failure by ingestion of Euphorbia paralias.
Euphorbia paralias is known in traditional medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent, a purgative and for its local anesthetic property. To the best our knowledge, renal toxicity of this substance hasExpand
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Impact of dialysis modality on posttransplantation results in kidney transplantation.
Studies looking at the type of pretransplantation renal replacement therapy on graft and patient survivals after kidney transplantation have produced conflicting results. Therefore, we studied theExpand
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Short- and long-term outcomes of kidney donors: a report from Tunisia.
Kidney transplantation remains the best treatment option of end-stage renal disease. Kidney donations are of particular interest with the currently increasing practice of living-donorExpand
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