Nader Nouri-Majalan

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INTRODUCTION Cutaneous mucormycosis is a rare entity related to kidney transplantation. It usually presents with ecthyma-like lesions and black necrotic cellulitis. We report an unusual case of primary cutaneous mucormycosis presenting as erythema-nodosum-like lesions in a woman who had received a renal transplant. CASE PRESENTATION A 49-year-old woman(More)
BACKGROUND Invasive mucormycosis is a very rare infection after kidney transplantation. Here, we report 25 renal transplant recipients with mucormycosis; to our knowledge, this is the largest reported population of mucormycosis in these patients. MATERIAL/METHODS In a retrospective study, we collected all kidney transplants with mucormycosis from 9(More)
BACKGROUND Acute renal failure is a common complication of cardiac surgery, with oxidants found to play an important role in renal injury. We therefore assessed whether the supplemental antioxidant vitamin E and the inhibitor of xanthine oxidase allopurinol could prevent renal dysfunction after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. METHODS Of 60(More)
Iran, a developing country with a population of approximately 71,000,000, is the most populous country in the Middle East and the 16th most populous in the world. Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is US$8900 and total health expenditure is approximately 6% of GDP. The total number of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients reported by the Management(More)
INTRODUCTION Among the complications of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy are perinephric bleeding and hypertension. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the case of a 31-year-old Asian man with an unusual case of hemoptysis and lung contusion and cavitation with exudative plural effusion due to pulmonary trauma following false positioning of extracorporeal(More)
OBJECTIVE This was a cross-sectional study of 150 consecutive patients (105 males and 44 females) with nephrolithiasis. Serum and urine metabolic evaluations were preformed. RESULTS 70 percent (n=105) of patients were males. Sixty patients (40%) had hypertension. The urine volume of 114 subjects (76%) was less than 1 liter/day. There was an inverse(More)
OBJECTIVE Is assess the effects of angiotensin II type-I receptor blockers on outcomes in renal transplant recipients without proteinuria or posttransplantation erythrocytosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty renal transplant recipients (30 men and 20 women, with a mean [SD] age of 40 [13] years) were randomized into 2 groups of 25 patients each; 1 group was(More)
Candida infection in the small intestine is uncommon. We report an unusual case of duodenal candidiasis that presented as chronic diarrhea in a patient who had previously undergone kidney transplantation. A 60-year-old man presented with profuse watery diarrhea that had lasted 6 months 13 years after kidney transplantation. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy(More)
Urinalysis is a mandatory diagnostic tool for the evaluation of patients with kidney diseases. A workshop on urinalysis was held for nephrologists in Isfahan, Iran, on October 11-12, 2012. After the presentation of the results of a survey of the nephrology centers of Iran on urine microscopy, the most important aspects of urinalysis were presented and(More)
Although ezetimibe therapy has been shown to be effective in lowering serum cholesterol level, it has not been reported to affect serum cyclosporine level in transplant recipients. Here, we describe a kidney transplant recipient who experienced acute kidney allograft dysfunction after ezetimibe prescription. Our patient showed an increase in serum(More)