Category Archives: Nephrology

The Combined Effect of High Ambient Temperature and Antihypertensive Treatment on Renal Function in Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Elderly people (over 65 years old) are more susceptible to environmental influences on their health including dehydration. Since aging is associated with several physiological and pathological processes, advanced age is…

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Managing Ureteric Calculi with Obstruction and Hydronephrosis in Rural Areas

Ureteric calculi are common and present often to the rural surgeon. The incidence is about 200 per 100,000 population and the trend is that it is increasing…

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Therapeutic Efficacy and Cost Effectiveness of High Cut-Off Dialyzers Compared to Conventional Dialysis in Patients with Cast Nephropathy

Around 20% of patients with MM initially present with renal impairment and approximately 50% develop renal failure in the course of their disease. Kidney injury was present in nearly 50% of patients with MM…

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Global Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic kidney disease is associated with age-related renal function decline accelerated in hypertension, diabetes, obesity and primary renal disorders. Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality where CKD is regarded as an accelerator …

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A Meta-Analysis on Prehypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease

In developed countries, hypertension is the second leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), which is the last stage of CKD. Prehypertension…

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Heat and PAHs Emissions in Indoor Kitchen Air and Its Impact on Kidney Dysfunctions among Kitchen Workers in Lucknow, North India

Environments with high heat and humidity, such as kitchens, contribute to heat-related illnesses among workers who spend long hours under these stress conditions. Heat stress…

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Polymorphisms in CaSR and CLDN14 Genes Associated with Increased Risk of Kidney Stone Disease in Patients from the Eastern Part of India

Kidney stone is a solid crystal aggregation formed in the kidneys from dietary minerals in the urine. Kidney stones are often a painful experience associated with hematuria and if severe or chronic, damage to kidney tissue and renal failure…

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