Fatima Ezzaitouni

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BACKGROUND Native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) represents the best vascular approach for chronic hemodialysis. The aim of this study was to determine the survival of the first AVF and to identify the factors responsible for poor AVF survival. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on 96 chronic hemodialysis patients benefiting from the(More)
The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients at the Rabat University Hospital and to identify the major risk factors for transmission. A retrospective study was performed in 67 chronic HD and 36 peritoneal(More)
INTRODUCTION Pain is a sensorial experience and emotional discomfort associated with a potential tissue damage or described in terms evoking such injuries. Its management is a task for every physician. However, the epidemiology and characteristics of pain among chronic hemodialysis patients are incompletely defined. PURPOSE OF OUR STUDY: To evaluate the(More)
INTRODUCTION Pregnancy in hemodialysis patients is a rare event, with a high risk of maternal and fetal morbidity. The aim of our study is to report our experience in management of pregnancies occurred in hemodialysis patients, and clarify the factors of good prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We identified all pregnancies occurred in patients on(More)
AIM Pregnancies in women with lupus nephritis (LN) are a high-risk situation. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of pregnancy on LN on either maternal and fetal prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS It is a retrospective study of 20 pregnancies in 12 women with lupus nephritis. RESULTS There were 19 live births and five fetal losses. LN flares(More)
OBJECTIVE Anemia, a common multifactorial problem in kidney transplant recipients, represents an important cardiovascular risk factor. The purpose of this study was to assess anemia prevalence after kidney transplantation, the main factors involved in its occurrence, its cardiovascular consequences, and its impact on patient survival and graft function. (More)
UNLABELLED Depression and anxiety are the most commonly encountered psychological problems in patients with end-stage renal disease, especially those on renal replacement therapy. We sought to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in patients undergoing haemodialysis treatment and to establish the relationship between these psychological(More)
INTRODUCTION Membranous nephropathy (MN) in the context of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is often an iatrogenic complication due to the nephrotoxic effects of antirheumatic drugs. Rare cases of non-iatrogenic association between these two diseases were reported in the literature. CASE REPORT A 30-year-old female patient presented in September 2005 with(More)
Introduction: La péritonite infectieuse (PI) est une des complications les plus sévères et les plus fréquentes de la dialyse péritonéale (DP). But : Déterminer le taux des PI et les germes en causes, et évaluer l’efficacité des protocoles thérapeutiques entrepris chez les patients traités par DP au CHU de Rabat. Méthodes: Etude rétrospective effectuée en(More)