W F Popovich

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Although inulin clearance measured during constant infusion is still considered the reference method, single-injection of 51Cr-EDTA with subsequent plasma sampling has become the most popular technique for the routine assessment of glomerular filtration rate. Despite the fact that the technique has been in use for 30 years, there are only a few reports of(More)
This study was carried out to find out whether Ramadan fasting would affect the renal function in kidney transplant recipients with normal or impaired graft function. Twenty-three transplant recipients, 17 with a normal function and 6 with an impaired but stable function with plasma creatinine levels not exceeding 300 mmol/l, were included in this study.(More)
Fosinopril sodium is the first of the phosphinic acid class of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI). It is used as an antihypertensive agent, but differs from other ACEI in its dual routes of excretion (liver and kidney), and less incidence of hyperkalemia and cough. We conducted a study in known chronic hemodialysis patients who developed(More)
Secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with end-stage renal disease is characterised by elevated circulating levels of parathyroid hormone, due to inadequate synthesis of calcitriol, the active metabolite of vitamin D. Recent studies suggest that administration of calcitriol may directly suppress parathyroid (PTH) secretion independent of changes in(More)
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