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BACKGROUND Isolated or predominant tubulointerstitial lupus nephritis is rare. CASE PRESENTATION Here we report the case of a thirty eight years old male who was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) according to clinical and laboratory criteria and presented with impaired renal function and non nephrotic range proteinuria. Renal biopsy(More)
OBJECTIVE To look for a nearly ideal tool for prediction of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity. METHOD Thirty-one patients with various hematological malignancies were included in the study which was conducted from Sept. 2005 to Sept. 2006 in Baghdad Teaching Hospital - Hematology Unit. Initial cardiovascular assessment including cardiac troponin I,(More)
To determine the safety and efficacy of the practice of renal allograft biopsy and verify its impact on the management of kidney transplant patients presenting with graft dysfunction, we studied 50 renal allograft biopsies of 47 adult patients (38% males, mean age 32.4 ± 11 years) performed in the medical city complex from November 2008 to April 2011. All(More)
Renal transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage renal disease. In Iraq, renal transplantation started in 1973 and has continued until now with live donor transplantation, since deceased donor transplant program is not approved as yet. Long-term transplant data are still scarce. The aim of our study is to present data on(More)
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