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Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study
Summary Background The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) on postoperative recovery needs to beExpand
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Treating lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus with a COX-2 inhibitor improves polyuria via upregulation of AQP2 and NKCC2.
Prostaglandin E(2) may antagonize vasopressin-stimulated salt absorption in the thick ascending limb and water absorption in the collecting duct. Blockade of prostaglandin E(2) synthesis byExpand
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Hyponatraemia induced by low-dose intravenous pulse cyclophosphamide.
BACKGROUND Cyclophosphamide is an alkylating agent and was traditionally known to potentiate the renal action of vasopressin. Although low-dose intravenous pulse cyclophosphamide therapy is beingExpand
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Effects of ipt gene expression on the physiological and chemical characteristics of Artemisia annua L.
An isopentenyl transferase gene (ipt) from T-DNA was transferred into Artemisia annua L. via Agrobacterium tumefaciens. The ipt gene was placed in a binary vector under the control of the CaMV 35SExpand
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Regional Anticoagulation with Citrate is Superior to Systemic Anticoagulation with Heparin in Critically Ill Patients Undergoing Continuous Venovenous Hemodiafiltration
Background/Aims Short hemofilter survival and anticoagulation-related life-threatening complications are major problems in systemic anticoagulation with heparin (SAH) for continuous renal replacementExpand
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Comparison of Quality of Life between Kidney Transplant Patients and Dialysis Patients
Background: Kidney transplant patient have a higher quality of life (QOL) and consume fewer health care resources compared to patients on dialysis. The purposes of this study were to compare the QOLExpand
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Cryptogenic organising pneumonia presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax and the value of procalcitonin: A case report
Cryptogenic Organising Pneumonia (COP) is a relatively rare condition and can be difficult to differentiate from Community acquired pneumonia (CAP). We report two cases which demonstrate theExpand
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A Case of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated with Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
The precise etiology of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is unknown. However, it has been associated with bacterial (Shigella, Salmonella, E. coli, S. pneumoniae), Bartonella, and viral (coxsackie,Expand
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Altered Expression of Tight Junction Proteins in Cyclosporine Nephrotoxicity
Background/Aims: The increased permeability of chloride in the distal cortical nephron in cyclosporine nephrotoxicity may involve the transcellular pathway mediated by the thiazide-sensitive Na+-Cl–Expand
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