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Clopidogrel Diminishes Hemodialysis Access Graft Thrombosis
Background: The most common complication of hemodialysis (HD) access graft is thrombosis. Clopidogrel, an inhibitor of platelet aggregation, was assessed to prevent this serious complication.Expand
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Low Initial Vitamin B12 Levels in Helicobacter pylori-Positive Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis
Background:Helicobacter pylori has been identified as a possible cause of vitamin B12 deficiency in the general population. We assessed any potential relationship between low cyanocobalamin serumExpand
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N-acetylcysteine reduces malondialdehyde levels in chronic hemodialysis patients--a pilot study.
BACKGROUND Oxidative stress has been implicated in the development of endothelial damage in hemodialysis (HD). We have assessed the effects of N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a compound with antioxidantExpand
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Ultrasonographic diagnosis of ovine cystic echinococcosis.
The sanitary and economic impact of cystic echinococcosis is serious in those countries where it becomes endemic. Ultrasonography is one technique that may be used to diagnose this disease in endemicExpand
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Disodium pamidronate for treating severe hypercalcemia in a hemodialysis patient
Background A 48-year-old man with a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma and rapidly progressive oliguric end-stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis, presented with a serum calcium concentrationExpand
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[Hypokalemia, distal renal tubular acidosis, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis].
569 rienced headache, lethargy, and projectile vomiting. Physical examination revealed sleepiness and flapping, temperature of 37.4 oC, blood pressure of 180/120 mmHg, rhythmic heart sound withExpand
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Late-Onset Cytomegalovirus-Associated Interstitial Nephritis in a Kidney Transplant
Cytomegalovirus is the most important viral infection in kidney transplants, but rarely affects the allograft after the sixth month posttransplantation. We present a patient who developed renalExpand
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Focal exertional rhabdomyolysis associated with a hemangioma steal syndrome.
ative to call, or that they used a relative’s touch-tone telephone. Some patients who were unsuccessful in accessing their messages called one of the nurses to do so; even that technique savedExpand
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Clopidogrel Diminishes Hemodialysis access Graft Thrombosis
Background The most common complication of hemodialysis access graft is thrombosis. Clopidogrel, an inhibitor of platelet aggregation, was assessed to prevent this serious complication. MethodsExpand
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Cyclosporine-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy during Daclizumab Induction: A Suggested Therapeutic Approach
A woman on daclizumab developed thrombotic microangiopathy secondary to cyclosporine after a living-unrelated kidney transplant. Despite cyclosporine discontinuation, hemolysis persisted. The secondExpand
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