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Delayed gastric emptying rates and impaired antral motility in children fulfilling Rome III criteria for functional abdominal pain
Background  Gastric sensorymotor dysfunctions have been implicated in the pathophysiology of some functional gastrointestinal disorders, such as functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome.Expand
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Prevalence of latex allergy among healthcare workers.
OBJECTIVES The use of latex gloves has increased by several folds in the recent past due to concerns about blood-borne infections. Data from Asian countries with regard to latex allergy is scarce.Expand
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Urinary tract infection in the kidney allograft recipients.
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Cardiovascular risk in lupus nephritis: Do renal disease-related and other traditional risk factors play a role?
This study was performed to evaluate the prevalence of thickened carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in a Sri Lankan cohort of lupus nephritis (LN) patients and to identify associations betweenExpand
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Patient perceptions of risk factors for chronic kidney disease and methods of delaying progression of the disease in a tertiary care setting in Sri Lanka
To the Editor: An increasing incidence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension and population ageing has led to a predicted global pandemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the next 20 years (1). SriExpand
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AB0671 Cardiovascular risk in systemic lupus erythematosus: Do renal risk factors play a part?
Background Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In addition to traditional risk factors, SLE disease related factors such as renalExpand
PRIMARY HYPEROXALURIA PRESENTING WITH EARLY RENAL ALLOGRAFT DYSFUNCTION
The primary hyperoxalurias are a set of rare autosomal recessive disorders of inborn errors of metabolism resulting in endogenous overproduction of oxalate. A 16 year old girl with chronic kidneyExpand
Acute kidney injury – improving outcomes with early risk assessment and intervention
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is being recognized around the world as a preventable and treatable cause of increasing morbidity and mortality. Epidemiological data from the developing world show anExpand