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Detection of Helicobacter pylori by PCR but not culture in water and biofilm samples from drinking water distribution systems in England.
AIMS To investigate treated water distribution systems in England as a source of Helicobacter pylori. METHODS AND RESULTS Water and biofilms were obtained from 11 domestic and seven educationalExpand
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Atherosclerotic ischemic renal disease. Diagnosis and prevalence in an hypertensive and/or uremic elderly population
BackgroundAtherosclerotic ischemic renal disease is a frequent cause of end-stage renal failure leading to dialysis among the elderly; Its prevalence is inferred from autopsy or retrospectiveExpand
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Uricemia and homocysteinemia: nontraditional risk factors in the early stages of chronic kidney disease--preliminary data.
BACKGROUND Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) show a risk of cardiovascular death, which is 10-100 times higher than that in the general population. This increase is not completely explainedExpand
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Neurological, psychological, and cognitive disorders in patients with chronic kidney disease on conservative and replacement therapy
AbstractChronic kidney disease (CKD) is a highly prevalent condition in the world. Neurological, psychological, and cognitive disorders, related to CKD, could contribute to the morbidity, mortality,Expand
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Sarcopenia and cardiovascular risk indices in patients with chronic kidney disease on conservative and replacement therapy.
OBJECTIVE Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition with high cardiovascular mortality associated with emerging risk factors, including sarcopenia. Several mechanisms can affect muscle mass, suchExpand
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Chronic kidney disease and urological disorders: systematic use of uroflowmetry in nephropathic patients
Abstract Background Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a highly prevalent condition. Urologic disorders are known causes of CKD, but often remain undiagnosed and underestimated also for their insidiousExpand
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Preoperative psychological factors predicting graft rejection in patients undergoing kidney transplant: a pilot study.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate whether pretransplant psychological variables included in the CBA 2.0 Primary Scale-fear, personality, obsessive-compulsive symptoms, state andExpand
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Effect of personalized dietary intervention on nutritional, metabolic and vascular indices in patients with chronic kidney disease.
OBJECTIVE Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) present a markedly increased cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality since the early stages of the disease and a high prevalence ofExpand
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Right ventricle-to-aorta conduit in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and coronary sinusoids.
A 20-month-old girl with pulmonary atresia, intact ventricular septum, and ventriculocoronary connections underwent successful interposition of a right ventricle-to-aorta conduit and FontanExpand
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Use of enoxaparin in end-stage renal disease.
Enoxaparin has become the treatment of choice for various thromboembolic diseases. In most patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), prophylactic dosage of enoxaparin does not appear to beExpand
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