BACKGROUND With a few exceptions, most published studies do not show an influence of antibodies to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the success of a kidney transplant. METHODS We studied all our renal transplant recipients who had received kidneys from cadaver donors (n = 335) and had been treated with quadruple immunosuppression (steroids, azathioprine,… (More)
The nephrotoxic effect of COX-2 selective inhibitors has not yet been established. We report a case of reversible acute renal failure due to acute tubulointerstitial nephritis, confirmed by histology of a renal biopsy sample, associated with taking rofecoxib, a selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor.
SUMMARY Objective: Report for first time in Mexico a case of hereditary mixed polyposis and review the literature. Background: The hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome (HMPS) is an uncommon condition, distinguished by presence of a different histological pattern of polyps in digestive tract, clinically manifested by diarrhea, anemia and weight loss. Case… (More)