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Prevention of radiographic-contrast-agent-induced reductions in renal function by acetylcysteine.
- M. Tepel, M. van der Giet, C. Schwarzfeld, U. Laufer, D. Liermann, W. Zidek
- The New England journal of medicine
- 20 July 2000
BACKGROUND Radiographic contrast agents can cause a reduction in renal function that may be due to reactive oxygen species. Whether the reduction can be prevented by the administration of… Expand
Two Novel Equations to Estimate Kidney Function in Persons Aged 70 Years or Older
BACKGROUND In older adults, current equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) are not validated and may misclassify elderly persons in terms of their stage of chronic kidney disease. … Expand
The Antioxidant Acetylcysteine Reduces Cardiovascular Events in Patients With End-Stage Renal Failure: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Background—Patients with end-stage renal failure have increased oxidative stress and show elevated cardiovascular mortality. Whether increased cardiovascular events can be prevented by the… Expand
Oscillometric estimation of central blood pressure: validation of the Mobil-O-Graph in comparison with the SphygmoCor device
- W. Weiss, C. Gohlisch, Christl Harsch-Gladisch, M. Tölle, W. Zidek, M. van der Giet
- Blood pressure monitoring
- 1 June 2012
BackgroundHypertension is a major risk factor for a wide range of cardiovascular diseases and is typically identified by measuring blood pressure (BP) at the brachial artery. Although such a… Expand
Validation of the mobil-O-Graph: 24 h-blood pressure measurement device
ObjectiveTwenty-four-hour blood pressure measurement is of importance not only in the detection of hypertension but also in the detection of blood pressure changes in hypertensive and… Expand
Effect of Arteriovenous Anastomosis on Blood Pressure Reduction in Patients With Isolated Systolic Hypertension Compared With Combined Hypertension
- C. Ott, M. Lobo, +32 authors K. Dimitriadis
- Journal of the American Heart Association
- 1 December 2016
Background Options for interventional therapy to lower blood pressure (BP) in patients with treatment‐resistant hypertension include renal denervation and the creation of an arteriovenous anastomosis… Expand
Prophylaxis of recurrent urinary tract infection after renal transplantation by cranberry juice and L-methionine.
BACKGROUND Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) increase mortality and reduce graft survival after renal transplantation. Strategies to prevent recurrent UTIs include L-methionine, cranberry… Expand
High-flux hemodialysis after administering high-dose methotrexate in a patient with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease and impaired renal function
- A. Reshetnik, C. Scheurig-Muenkler, M. van der Giet, M. Tölle
- Clinical case reports
- 25 September 2015
A young patient develops cerebral posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Despite concurrent significantly impaired transplant kidney function use of add‐on high‐flux hemodialysis for additional… Expand
Intraoperative assessment of kidney allograft perfusion by laser-assisted indocyanine green fluorescence videography.
BACKGROUND Kidney allograft function crucially depends on the quality of organ perfusion. Duplex sonography, however, frequently reveals hypoperfused segments that remained undetectable to visual… Expand
Detection of Angiotensin II in Supernatants of Stimulated Mononuclear Leukocytes by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Flight/Time-of-Flight Mass Analysis
Abstract—Angiotensin II (Ang II) is the major vasoactive component of the renin-angiotensin system. Several components of the renin-angiotensin system have been demonstrated in different tissues.… Expand