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Multiple organ failure syndrome and acute renal dysfunction share many of physiologic factors involved in their development. Recent studies correlate the susceptibility to organ dysfunction in(More)
BACKGROUND Kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1), a type I transmembrane protein that is not expressed in normal renal tissue, shows increased expression in dedifferentiated cells within damaged regions(More)
Accidental and intentional poisonings or drug overdoses constitute a significant cause of aggregate morbidity and mortality, and health care expenditures. The nephrologist is frequently called to the(More)
INTRODUCTION Safety in conducting a clinical trial is a prerequisite for patients who will be enrolled into that study. The aim of the present study was to evaluate retrospectively if patient and(More)
We compared in kidney transplantation two immunosuppressive regimens: tacrolimus plus mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) (TAC) and everolimus plus low-dose cyclosporine (EVE). Sixty consecutive patients(More)