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Epidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India – results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study
BackgroundThere is a rising incidence of chronic kidney disease that is likely to pose major problems for both healthcare and the economy in future years. In India, it has been recently estimated… Expand
End-stage renal disease in developing countries.
- V. Kher
- Kidney international
- 1 July 2002
paradoxus of 20 mm Hg, and cardiac sounds were mufﬂed.Chest examination disclosed basal crepitations. Examinationof the abdomen revealed hepatomegaly and ascites. Centralnervous system examination… Expand
Robotic kidney transplantation with regional hypothermia: a step-by-step description of the Vattikuti Urology Institute-Medanta technique (IDEAL phase 2a).
BACKGROUND We recently reported on preclinical and feasibility studies (Innovation, Development, Exploration, Assessment, Long-term study [IDEAL] phase 0-1) of the development of robotic kidney… Expand
Iatrogenic renal vascular injuries and their radiological management.
Twenty-nine patients with significant haematuria after a renal invasive procedure (27 of whom had undergone a percutaneous renal procedure and 2 surgical pyelolithotomy) were investigated with… Expand
Timing of initiation and discontinuation of renal replacement therapy in AKI: unanswered key questions.
- N. Gibney, E. Hoste, +5 authors C. Ronco
- Clinical journal of the American Society of…
- 1 May 2008
Patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) often require initiation of renal replacement therapy (RRT). Currently, there is wide variation worldwide on the indications for and timing of initiation and… Expand
Primary outcomes of the Monitoring in Dialysis Study indicate that clinically significant arrhythmias are common in hemodialysis patients and related to dialytic cycle.
Sudden death is one of the more frequent causes of death for hemodialysis patients, but the underlying mechanisms, contribution of arrhythmia, and associations with serum chemistries or the dialysis… Expand
Protein energy wasting in chronic kidney disease: An update with focus on nutritional interventions to improve outcomes
Protein-energy wasting (PEW) is common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). PEW is one of the strongest predictors of mortality in patients with CKD. The International Society of Renal… Expand
Prognosis of acute renal failure in children: a multivariate analysis
Abstract. Various factors were analyzed in 80 consecutive children under 16 years who had acute renal failure (ARF), for various prognostic factors. Overall mortality was 42.5%, with significantly… Expand
Acute renal failure in an intensive care unit in India--prognostic factors and outcome.
We prospectively analyzed 70 consecutive patients who developed acute renal failure (ARF) in the intensive care unit (ICU) during a six year period to define prognostic factors and outcome. Age, sex,… Expand
The contrasting characteristics of acute kidney injury in developed and developing countries
- J. Cerdá, A. Bagga, V. Kher, R. Chakravarthi
- Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology
- 15 January 2008
Acute kidney injury (AKI) has become increasingly prevalent in both developed and developing countries, and is associated with severe morbidity and mortality, especially in children. Uncertainty… Expand