Hong Si Nga

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the behavior of biomarkers of bone formation and resorption in healthy male Brazilian adolescents according to their biological maturation. METHODS Eighty-seven volunteers were divided into age groups according to bone age (BA): 10-12 years (n = 25), 13-15 years (n = 36), and 16-18 years (n = 26). Weight (kg), height (m), body mass(More)
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common source of morbidity in sepsis. We sought to determine risk factors for AKI, by acute kidney injury network (AKIN) criteria, in septic patients admitted in emergency clinical room (ER). Prospective cohort study of 200 patients admitted to the ER of a University Hospital, followed for development of AKI over 5 days. AKI(More)
No safe ultrasound (US) parameters have been established to differentiate the causes of graft dysfunction. To define US parameters and identify the predictors of normal graft evolution, delayed graft function (DGF), and rejection at the early period after kidney transplantation. Between June 2012 and August 2013, 79 renal transplant recipients underwent US(More)
Eighty-seven male volunteers were grouped according to bone age (BA): 10-12 years (n=25), 13-15 years (n=36), and 16-18 years (n=26), and the following were recorded for each: weight (kg), height (m), BMI (kg/m(2)), calcium intake from three 24-h food recalls (mg/day), puberty evaluation by Tanner stages, bone biomarker (BB) evaluation, serum osteocalcin(More)
Solid-organ transplant recipients present a high rate of non-adherence to drug treatment. Few interventional studies have included approaches aimed at increasing adherence. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of an educational and behavioral strategy on treatment adherence of kidney transplant recipients. In a randomized prospective(More)
OBJECTIVES There is no consensus on the best immunosuppressive regimen for elderly renal transplant recipients. The objective of this study was to assess cytomegalovirus infection incidence and kidney transplant outcomes in elderly recipients treated with mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors sirolimus/ tacrolimus at low doses compared with those(More)
INTRODUCTION Indications for induction therapy is not consensual in living donors. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was compare no induction with thymoglobulin and basiliximab induction in the incidence of acute rejection in kidney transplantation with living donor. METHODS We select all cases of renal transplantation with living donor performed in(More)
INTRODUCTION Venous thrombosis is a serious surgical complication that frequently results in loss of kidney graft. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a female patient recipient of a decease kidney transplant that in the tenth postoperative presented with hematuria, graft pain and oliguria. Ultrasound examination was suggestive of venous thrombosis(More)
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