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BACKGROUND/AIM In the past decade, in most regions of the world, an increasing number of adults aged 65 years and older were started on renal replacement therapy each year. In contrast to the general population for whom overnutrition or obesity is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, for patients who are maintained on hemodialysis (HD),(More)
Renal transplantation is the best replacement therapy for renal failure in most patients , but it is often associated with development of complications. The leading causes of end-stage renal failure (diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension and atherosclerosis), aging of the population undergoing dialysis and widening of the acceptance criterias for both(More)
Severe malaria is a medical emergency that requires urgent recognition and treatment, because it may rapidly progress to serious complications and death. We report a case of imported severe malaria tropica in an adult traveller, with a parasitemia of 20%, complicated by acute renal failure. Patient was initially misdiagnosed by a physician unaware of the(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM The number of elderly patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 5 management with hemodialysis (HD) is steadily increasing. Therefore we analyzed the number of new CKD patients ≥80 years managed with HD and their survival through the study period. We aimed also, to identify which of several key variables might be independently(More)
ove populacije pacijenata. Abstract. Solid-organ transplantation is the optimal method of treatment in patients with end-stage renal, heart and lung disease, as well as those with end-stage liver disease (acute or chronic). Advancements in immunosuppressive treatment of solid-organ transplant recipients significantly increased graft and patient survival and(More)
193 (1). Anemija je dobro poznata posljedica KBB. Pre-valencija anemije raste s napredovanjem kroničnoga bubrežnog zatajenja (KBZ). U ranoj fazi bolesti ane-mija se javlja u oko 25% bolesnika s KBZ-om, dok u kasnim fazama broj raste na 75-95% u pacijenata koji su podvrgnuti nekoj od metoda nadomjesne bubrež-ne funkcije. Analiza posljedica anemije ukazuje na(More)
The role of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors (ACE-inhibitors) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) in the renal transplant recipients (RTRs) is incompletely defined and according to the current guidelines they should be initiated after six months post-transplantation. The aim of the present paper is to evaluate the efficiency and safety of early(More)
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