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Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a serious complication of chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD). In contrast to the adult population, there are few studies regarding EPS in paediatric CPD patients, and the majority of reported patients are from Japan. The aim of the present report is to define the incidence of EPS in our paediatric CPD patients and… (More)
Conflicting results have been reported in small non-homogenous groups of children with chronic renal failure in terms of casual blood pressure and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) parameters and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). The aim of our study was to assess the value of ABPM and hematological and biochemical parameters in predicting LVH… (More)
The reason of high mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is cardiovascular disease and arterial calcification has been accepted as an additive factor on this status. In this report we described vascular and cardiac valvular calcifications in an adolescent on CAPD.
BACKGROUND Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is a devastating disease with significant morbidity and mortality. Its genetic heterogeneity impacts its clinical presentation, progress, and outcome, and there is no consensus on its clinical management. METHODS To identify the characteristics of aHUS in Turkish children, an industry-independent… (More)