Hong Si Nga

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PURPOSE 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). MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective cohort study of 200 patients admitted to the ER of a University Hospital, followed for(More)
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)
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)
PURPOSE No safe ultrasound (US) parameters have been established to differentiate the causes of graft dysfunction. OBJECTIVES 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. METHODS Between June 2012 and August 2013, 79 renal(More)
PURPOSE 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. METHODS In a randomized(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)
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)
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