Danielle Carvalho Pedrosa

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Leptospirosis is a common disease in tropical countries, and the kidney is one of the main target organs. Membrane proteins of Leptospira are capable of causing endothelial damage in vitro, but there have been no studies in humans evaluating endothelial glycocalyx damage and its correlation with acute kidney injury (AKI). We performed a cohort study in an(More)
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a significant complication in patients with cancer, and nephrotoxic drugs are among the most common causes of AKI. To date, there is no study evaluating the potential role of renal biomarkers in children receiving nephrotoxic chemotherapy. A prospective study was conducted in children receiving methotrexate (MTX) or(More)
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