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An Unusual Presentation of Giant Cell Arteritis
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a chronic vasculitis that typically presents with headache, fever and polymyalgia although atypical presentations are known. We present a case of GCA with nonproductive… Expand
Nebulized Pentamidine-Induced Acute Renal Allograft Dysfunction
- S. Prabhavalkar, Agnes Masengu, D. O'rourke, J. Shields, A. Courtney
- Case reports in transplantation
- 17 January 2013
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a recognised complication of intravenous pentamidine therapy. A direct nephrotoxic effect leading to acute tubular necrosis has been postulated. We report a case of… Expand
Association between dialysis schedule and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis.
- S. Prabhavalkar, R. Mullan, R. Cunningham, Camille J Harron
- Kidney international
- 1 November 2012
To the Editor: This is with reference to the recent article by Zhang et al.1 that studied the association between the dialysis schedule and the day of the week of all-cause mortality in maintenance… Expand
Four Decades of Chronic Haemodialysis: Lessons from the Past and Implications for the Future
- S. Prabhavalkar, R. Verghis, P. McNamee, A. Courtney
- Nephron Clinical Practice
- 14 December 2012
Background: There have been substantial changes in the provision of chronic haemodialysis (HD) therapy over time, yet data regarding the impact of these differences on clinical outcomes are limited.… Expand
Doctor-Patient Ratios and Acute Medical Admissions: A Simple Solution for an Important Problem!
Editor, There has been a 9% rise in the number of hospital admissions under acute care over the last 5 years in Northern Ireland and majority of these are over 65 years of age and with complex… Expand
Timely preparation for pre‐emptive kidney transplantation: does the ‘who’ you see and ‘where’ you are influence the ‘when’ of listing?
Ulster Society of Internal Medicine 96th (Spring) Meeting Friday 18th May 2018
An unusual Cause of Periorbital Swelling in a Young Female.
Atrial fibrillation in ventricular-paced rhythm: under-recognised, underdiagnosed and potentially dangerous
Background There is only scant published evidence demonstrating the importance of diagnosing atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with a ventricularly paced rhythm. This potential pitfall to… Expand