Akihisa Nakaoka

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Lanthanum carbonate (LC), a newly developed non-calcium-containing phosphate binder, has been shown to possess high phosphate-binding capacity and safety when used for hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. The effects of LC on bone metabolism in Japanese dialysis patients have not been investigated; therefore, we(More)
An 80-year-old male was admitted to our hospital because of near-drowning in a hot spring. Besides hypoxia, serum calcium was extremely high at 15.5 mg/dL on admission. After the treatment with normal saline infusion, furosemide and calcitonin, the hypercalcemia was transient and didn’t recur during the course. The hot spring water contained much calcium,(More)
There are few reports of acute kidney injury (AKI) associated with influenza viral infection. We treated a case of AKI that developed after an influenza B viral infection. A 35-year-old man visited a local physician for a fever and was diagnosed with influenza B. He was prescribed laninamivir, then returned to the physician 5 days later with dyspnea and was(More)
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