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Diabetic kidney disease; review of the current knowledge
Diabetes is the most common cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in most parts of the world. 20 to 30% of diabetic patient have diabetic nephropathy in type 1 andExpand
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Metabolic syndrome and its correlated factors in an urban population in South West of Iran
BackgroundThis study was designed to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its correlated factors in an urban population in Ahvaz.MethodsThis descriptive analytical study performed withExpand
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Patient and graft survival of kidney allograft recipients with minimal hepatitis C virus infection: a case-control study.
INTRODUCTION The impact of pretransplant hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection on the outcome of kidney transplantation is controversial. This study was designed to determine the impact of pretransplantExpand
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The role of pretransplant smoking on allograft survival in kidney recipients.
PURPOSE Cigarette smoking contributes to a number of health-related problems, but its impact on allograft survival in kidney recipients is not clear. This study was performed to evaluate theExpand
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Health-Related Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients: An Iranian Multi-Center Study
Background The effectiveness of health care and health policy developments are often determined by health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessment. Objectives The objective of this study was toExpand
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Albuminuria and its correlates in type 2 diabetic patients.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of albuminuria and its correlates and investigate disease management for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Ahvaz. Expand
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Two decades of experience in mucormycosis after kidney transplantation.
BACKGROUND Invasive mucormycosis is a very rare infection after kidney transplantation. Here, we report 25 renal transplant recipients with mucormycosis; to our knowledge, this is the largestExpand
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Hypertension and microalbuminuria 5 years after pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia.
INTRODUCTION Pre-eclampsia is part of a spectrum of conditions known as the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. It is claimed that pregnant women with pre-eclampsia or eclampsia are at increasedExpand
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An outbreak of chickenpox in adult renal transplant recipients.
Infection with the varicella-zoster virus, the etiologic agent of chickenpox and herpes zoster, is more serious in immunosuppressed renal transplant recipients than it is in the general population.Expand
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Survival at 1, 3, and 5 years in diabetic and nondiabetic patients on hemodialysis.
We analyzed survival of 185 adult patients on maintenance hemodialysis (9 h/wk to 12 h/wk) at Emam Khomini Hospital in Ahvaz, Iran. Patient survival at 1, 3, and 5 years was 89.2%, 69.2%, and 46.8%,Expand
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