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Avascular osteonecrosis after renal transplantation.
Avascular osteonecrosis (AVN) is a serious osseous complication after renal transplantation. Its prevalence clearly decreased from 20% to 4% after introduction of cyclosporine and reduction of… Expand
Anemia and end-stage renal disease in the developing world.
In developing countries, multiple comorbidities such as malnutrition, parasitoses, and hemoglobinopathies contribute to the aggravation of anemia observed in patients with end-stage renal diseases.… Expand
Renal replacement therapy for diabetic end-stage renal disease. Experience of a Tunisian hospital centre.
OBJECTIVE To determine the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 299 uremic diabetics at the initiation of renal replacement therapy (RRT) and to evaluate their morbidity and the factors… Expand
Impact of dialysis modality on posttransplantation results in kidney transplantation.
Studies looking at the type of pretransplantation renal replacement therapy on graft and patient survivals after kidney transplantation have produced conflicting results. Therefore, we studied the… Expand
Impact of initial blood pressure on the mortality of diabetics undergoing renal replacement therapy.
The aim of this study was to determine the blood pressure (BP) profiles and their impact on mortality among a cohort of uremic diabetics treated by hemodialysis. The studied population includes all… Expand
Les hépatonéphrites aiguës : à propos de 2 observations
Kaposi's sarcoma with HHV8 infection and ANCA-associated vasculitis in a hemodialysis patient.
The association between Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and human herpes virus eight (HHV-8) infection is rarely reported in hemodialysis (HD) patients. We report here the rare association of KS, HHV-8 and… Expand
[Acute renal failure in a prisoner after hunger strike].
BACKGROUND Acute renal failure may occur in varied circumstances. It is potentially reversible spontaneously or after specific treatment. It is rare after hunger strike and fewer cases were reported… Expand
[Pheochromocytoma in end-stage renal disease patient treated by peritoneal dialysis].
Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor responsible for paroxysmal hypertension which is difficult to control. Diagnosis is important because it represents a curable form of hypertension. Few cases of… Expand
Therapeutic efficacy of a biosimilar epoetin alfa in hemodialysis patients.
Anemia is a frequent complication in patients with chronic kidney disease. However, human recombinant erythropoietin (rHu-EPO) has revolutionized the management of anemia in chronically dialyzed… Expand