Emily Cheserem

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BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is common in HIV positive patients and renal tubular dysfunction has been reported in those receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART). Tenofovir (TFV) in particular has been linked to severe renal tubular disease as well as proximal tubular dysfunction. Markedly elevated urinary concentrations of retinal-binding(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for acute renal failure (ARF) in HIV-infected patients. DESIGN Observational cohort study of HIV-infected patients attending a South London HIV centre between January 1999 and December 2008. METHODS ARF was defined as a transient, more than 40% reduction in renal function as assessed by estimated glomerular filtration(More)
Adult safeguarding is the function of protecting vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect. The 2012 Department of Health Draft Care and Support Bill highlighted adult safeguarding as a key government priority and stated that a clear framework is required for organisations dealing with 'adults at risk'. Adults at risk present to sexual health services but no(More)
The Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome (KMS) is rare in adults and may present as an emergency in female in the child bearing age because of the attendant blood loss that can be life threatening. A case of KMS in a 25 year old female African is described. Her past medical history, laboratory findings and management are presented. The findings in this case are found(More)
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