Robert Malecki

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BACKGROUND Longer life expectancy is associated with an increasing prevalence of kidney disease. Aging itself may cause renal damage, but the spectrum of kidney disorders that affect elderly patients is diverse. Few studies, mostly form US, Asia and West Europe found differences in the prevalence of some types of kidney diseases between elderly and younger(More)
Insulin modulates N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in the CNS and potentiates recombinant NMDA receptor currents in Xenopus oocytes. We have previously found that insulin's potentiation of NMDA receptor currents in oocytes occurs in a subunit specific manner and via phosphorylation of specific C-terminal sites by protein tyrosine kinases (PTKs) and(More)
AIM While darbepoetin alfa (DA) can be administered once monthly (QM) to maintain haemoglobin (Hb) concentrations in anaemic patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis (CKD-ND), the QM use of DA for anaemia correction has not been previously investigated. METHODS In this randomized, double-blind, non-inferiority, active-controlled study, adult(More)
BACKGROUND Preclinical studies demonstrate renal proximal tubular injury after administration of some intravenous iron preparations but clinical data on renal effects of intravenous iron are sparse. METHODS FIND-CKD was a 56-week, randomized, open-label, multicenter study in which patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD),(More)
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