Andrea Mazarova

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BACKGROUND Restriction of dietary sodium is routinely recommended for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Whether or not sodium intake is associated with the progression of CKD and mortality remains controversial. We evaluated the association of urinary sodium excretion (as a surrogate for sodium intake) on the need for renal replacement therapy and(More)
BACKGROUND Although organ donors are rigorously tested, occasionally an unidentified donor disease can be transmitted to the recipient. These conditions include malignancies, infections, and, rarely, congenital diseases. CASE REPORT We report a case of an inadvertent transmission of polycystic kidney disease from a 40-year-old trauma victim to both kidney(More)
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