Ana Margarida Ramos

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UNLABELLED Disturbances in bone and mineral metabolism are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Most studies have been performed in hemodialysis and there is less information on non-dialysis patients, on the coexistence of other risk factors and on the achievement of more recent and stringent guidelines. Cross sectional study of analytical(More)
The molecular basis of the reduced half-life of chronic kidney disease (CKD) erythrocytes is unclear. The erythrocyte membrane plays a key role in the erythrocyte mechanical properties and survival. The aim of the present work is to uncover erythrocyte membrane proteins whose expression could be altered in CKD. The erythrocyte membrane subproteome was(More)
Emphysematous pyelonephritis is an uncommon acute infection characterized by the presence of gas in the renal parenchyma. Diabetics account for most cases, and the mortality rate is high. We report a case of emphysematous pyelonephritis after therapeutic embolization of a nonfunctioning renal graft in a nondiabetic dialysis patient. Given the increasing(More)
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