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Cauda equina compression revealing brown tumor of the spine in a long-term hemodialysis patient.
- F. Tarrass, Amal Ayad, +4 authors D. Zaid
- Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme
- 1 December 2006
Brown tumors, or osteoclastomas, are erosive bony lesions arising as a complication of hyperparathyroidism (HPT). In patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), brown tumors are classic skeletal… Expand
Doppler echocardiograph evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing hemodialysis
- F. Tarrass, M. Benjelloun, G. Medkouri, K. Hachim, M. Benghanem, B. Ramdani
- Hemodialysis international. International…
- 1 October 2006
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) has been reported in hemodialysis (HD) patients, but data regarding its incidence and mechanisms are scarce. The aims of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of… Expand
Water Conservation: An Emerging but Vital Issue in Hemodialysis Therapy
Water conservation refers to reducing the usage of water and recycling of wastewater for different purposes such as irrigation, laundry and sanitation. As water scarcity increases worldwide, dialysis… Expand
Marked facial enlargement in secondary hyperparathyroidism.
- M. Benjelloun, F. Tarrass, +4 authors B. Ramdani
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 1 October 2007
Brown tumours in patients with ESRD represent an extreme form of osteodystrophy. They occur most often in the long bones, ribs and pelvis, but can be found in any bone [1,2]. Clinically significant… Expand
ACUTE ABDOMEN CAUSED BY SPONTANEOUS RENAL CYST RUPTURE IN AN ADPKD HAEMODIALYSED PATIENT
The effects of water shortages on health and human development
Shortages of water could become a major obstacle to public health and development. Currently, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that 1.1… Expand
A randomized trial of intermittent versus continuous oral alfacalcidol treatment of hyperparathyroidism in end-stage renal disease.
- F. Tarrass, A. Yazidi, H. Sif, M. Zamd, M. Benghanem, B. Ramdani
- Clinical nephrology
- 1 June 2006
BACKGROUND Secondary hyperparathyroidism, a major clinical problem in patients with chronic renal failure, develops in response to phosphate retention and impaired calcitriol [1,25-dihydroxyvitamin… Expand
Recycling wastewater after hemodialysis: an environmental analysis for alternative water sources in arid regions.
- F. Tarrass, M. Benjelloun, O. Benjelloun
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- American journal of kidney diseases : the…
- 1 July 2008
Water is a vital aspect of hemodialysis. During the procedure, large volumes of water are used to prepare dialysate and clean and reprocess machines. This report evaluates the technical and economic… Expand
Heart valve calcifications in patients with end‐stage renal disease: Analysis for risk factors
Background: The prevalence of valve calcification (VC) in end‐stage renal disease patients is high and information regarding risk factors is scarce. Our aims were to determine the prevalence of VC… Expand
Le virus transmis par la transfusion (TTV) et insuffisance rénale
Resume En 1997, a ete isole un virus a ADN, appele TTV « Transfusion Transmitted Virus », qui semblait etre a l'origine d'une hepatite post-transfusionnelle non A–G. Ce virus a distribution mondiale,… Expand