Omar M Kaisar

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Three confirmed cases of acute iron tablet-induced necrosis due to a fulminant chemical burn injury to the tracheobronchial tree as a result of accidental inhalation and/or aspiration of iron tablets are described. Although histological confirmation has been relied upon for diagnosis, the distinctive bronchoscopic features may allow prompt recognition and(More)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains a major cause of premature death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), including renal transplant recipients. Both interplay of traditional cardiovascular and renal specific risk factors have been shown to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death in patients with CKD. Recently, there has been(More)
BACKGROUND Emerging evidence suggests that uremic toxins, in particular indoxyl sulfate (IS) and p-cresyl sulfate (PCS), may be involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Despite a significant increase in IS and PCS in patients with established kidney damage, the effect of a nephrectomy in non-chronic kidney disease patients is not yet known.(More)
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