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Diagnostic accuracy of the protein/creatinine ratio in urine samples to estimate 24-h proteinuria in patients with primary glomerulopathies: a longitudinal study.
BACKGROUND The protein/creatinine (P/C) ratio in urine samples has been used in the clinical management of patients with glomerular diseases. The aim of this study is to perform a prospectiveExpand
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Pulmonary sarcoidosis and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: case report and renal transplant follow-up.
Key words: glomerulonephritis; granulomatous disease; tapering after 8 weeks. During the subsequent year, pulmonary sarcoidosis remained inactive, but there nephrotic syndrome; renal transplantationExpand
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Hyponatremia in visceral leishmaniasis.
There are few reports linking hyponatremia and visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar). This is a study of 55 consecutive kala-azar patients and 20 normal individuals as a control group. Hyponatremia andExpand
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Serum homocysteine levels in renal transplant recipients with and without hypercholesterolemia.
BACKGROUND Hyperhomocysteinemia seems to be frequent after renal transplantation. No study so far has assessed the role of homocysteine (Hcy) associated with dyslipidemia in Brazil. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Doença renal crônica, inflamação e aterosclerose: novos conceitos de um velho problema
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has reached epidemic proportions in the last few years, generating an emergent public health problem. Common risk factors for CKD and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are nowExpand
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Anticoagulant-related nephropathy: systematic review and meta-analysis
Abstract Background The aim of this study was to report the prevalence and mortality associated with anticoagulant-related nephropathy (ARN) through a systematic review of the literature. MethodsExpand
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Anticoagulação em terapias contínuas de substituição renal
Continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) are commonly used in the majority of critically ill patients who need dialysis. Treatment success depends on an efficient anticoagulation protocolExpand
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Doença renal ateroembólica: uma causa de insuficiência renal aguda pouco explorada
Atheroembolism is a multisytemic disease which affects many organs, including the kidneys, by the release of cholesterol emboli to tissues from an erosed atherosclerotic plaque, causing vascularExpand
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