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ISPD Peritonitis Recommendations: 2016 Update on Prevention and Treatment
Abstract Peritonitis is a common and serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Although less than 5% of peritonitis episodes result in death, peritonitis is the direct or major contributingExpand
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Molecular Physiology of Water Balance.
From the Epithelial Systems Biology Laboratory, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (M.A.K.); the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology,Expand
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Transient epiphyseal lesions in renal transplant recipients: presumed insufficiency stress fractures.
PURPOSE To determine epiphyseal abnormalities in renal transplant recipients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Initial and final findings on serial conventional radiographs and magnetic resonance (MR) imagesExpand
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In vitro antiplasmodial activity of Tithonia diversifolia and identification of its main active constituent: tagitinin C.
The antimalarial properties of Tithonia diversifolia, an Asteraceae traditionally used to treat malaria, were investigated in vitro against three strains of Plasmodium falciparum. The ether extractExpand
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Interstitial Fibrosis Restricts Osmotic Water Transport in Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis.
Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a rare but severe complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) characterized by extensive fibrosis of the peritoneum. Changes in peritoneal water transport mayExpand
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Aquaporin-1 and endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in capillary endothelia of human peritoneum.
Water transport during peritoneal dialysis (PD) requires ultrasmall pores in the capillary endothelium of the peritoneum and is impaired in the case of peritoneal inflammation. The water channelExpand
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Epiphyseal impaction as a cause of severe osteoarticular pain of lower limbs after renal transplantation.
A syndrome of severe osteoarticular pain of lower limbs occurring early after renal transplantation (TP) has been recently identified. We describe its prevalence, clinical presentation and outcome.Expand
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In vitro screening of some Strychnos species for antiplasmodial activity.
The antiplasmodial activity of crude extracts of 19 species of Strychnos (Loganiaceae) was assessed in vitro against a chloroquine-susceptible strain of Plasmodium falciparum. For each species, ethylExpand
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Long-term survivorship analysis of cemented total hip replacement (THR) after avascular necrosis of the femoral head in renal transplant recipients.
BACKGROUND We studied the long-term survival and the rate of revision of 93 consecutive total hip replacements (THRs) performed for avascular necrosis of the femoral head after renal transplantationExpand
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Post-renal transplant syndrome of transient lower limb joint pain: description under a tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
The occurrence of a post-renal transplant syndrome of lower limbs joint pain has been reported extensively over the last decade. Clinical examination of the symptomatic joints is often unremarkableExpand
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