Barry Stokes

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Minimal-change disease (MCD) counts for 10 to 15% of cases of primary nephrotic syndrome in adults. Few series have examined this disease in adults. A retrospective review was performed of 95 adults who had MCD and were seen at a single referral center. Examined were presenting features, response to daily versus alternate-day steroids, response to(More)
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (ANCA)-associated pauci-immune glomerulonephritis (GN) is the most common finding in very elderly patients biopsied for acute kidney injury. Appropriate treatment strategies in this age group are currently undefined since it is unclear whether the benefits of immunosuppression exceed the risks. We retrospectively(More)
Five patients receiving increased dose or frequency of pamidronate beyond the recommended dose (90 mg/monthly) exhibited nephrotic proteinuria (range 3.96-24 g/24 h). On dose reduction or discontinuation, three of these patients showed decreased proteinuria to normal levels (< 1 g/24 h), and proteinuria decreased to 4.5 g/24 h from a peak of 24 g/24 h in(More)
Cardiopulmonary events account for many of the serious gastrointestinal endoscopy complications. Pulse oximetry monitoring detects hypoxemia to allow prevention of complications. Alternatively, prophylaxis by continuous nasal oxygen during the procedure may offset any tendency toward oxygen desaturation. We monitored patients with major upper(More)
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