J T Papadakis

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Extraskeletal tumoral calcifications (TC) may occur in patients with end-stage renal disease. The TC usually develop in the presence of secondary hyperparathyroidism or a high calcium x phosphate product, while other factors have been also occasionally implicated in their development. At present, no uniformly accepted effective treatment has been described(More)
Corticosteroids have the major role in the immunosuppressive treatment of patients who have received renal transplants. Despite their extensive use there is still debate about the appropriate dose that will prevent rejection of the renal allograft with the least morbidity. From March 1979 to November 1981 a randomised controlled trial of high (33 patients)(More)
Fifty-two British and 29 Greek idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) patients were analysed for DRB, DQA1, DQB1 and DPB1 gene polymorphism using second exon amplification and sequence-specific oligonucleotides (SSO). In addition 100 British and 92 Greek controls were analysed. A highly significant increased frequency of the DRB1*0301 allele was found in(More)
A patient developed a hypersensitivity reaction two weeks after being put on hemodialysis with acetate dialysate. The reactions appeared exclusively during hemodialysis and were relieved immediately after its termination. These allergic manifestations disappeared with substitution of bicarbonate for acetate dialysate and reappeared upon rechallenge with(More)
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