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Contamination by hepatitis B and C viruses in the dialysis setting.
BACKGROUND Hepatitis virus infections continue to be a major concern in the dialysis setting. We studied levels of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA contamination inExpand
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Renal complications in HIV disease: between present and future.
The recent introduction of new antiretroviral drugs, characterized by high efficiency and improved safety profiles, has not reduced the incidence of long-term adverse effects, in some casesExpand
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Novel antiretroviral drugs and renal function monitoring of HIV patients.
Chronic kidney disease is a major comorbidity in patients affected by HIV infection. In addition, the introduction of new antiretroviral agents that interact with creatinine transporters is raisingExpand
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Extracapillary IgA Nephropathy and Pulmonary Tuberculosis
The association of tuberculosis with IgA Nephropathy (IgAN) is an uncommon occurrence. IgAN may be a consequence of tuberculosis, possibly because of an abnormal IgA-mediated immune response againstExpand
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Acute rifampicin-associated interstitial tubulopathy in a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis: a case report
IntroductionRifampicin is one of the most effective antibiotics for treating tuberculosis, but it has been associated with adverse reactions, such as nephrotoxicity, sometimes resulting in acuteExpand
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Impatto del traffico veicolare su δ15N, δ13C e δ18O di aghi ed anelli annuali di abete rosso (Picea abies L.) presso un’autostrada in Svizzera
Abstract: Increase of nitrogen depositions, as oxidized (NOx) and reduced (NHx) compounds, has important implications on ecosystem nitrogen cycle. NOx comes predominantly from fossil fuel combustionExpand
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Trend in treatment aggressiveness at the end of life in an Italian homogeneous area: Preliminary data.
e18227Background: To assess the attitude of physicians in treating with antineoplastic treatments patients with advanced cancer at the end of life. Methods: The records of all cancer patients decea...