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Acute renal failure after antibiotic-impregnated bone cement treatment of an infected total knee arthroplasty
Antibiotic-impregnated cement is used frequently in revision procedures of infected total hip and knee arthroplasties. Local antibiotic treatment is as effective as the use of systemic antibiotics. The purpose of such ...
Acute Renal Failure: A Rare Presentation of Hypothyroidism
Thyroid hormones affect the function of almost every body organ, and thyroid dysfunction produces a wide range of metabolic disturbances. Severe hypothyroidism is associated with significant effects on the kidney. The ...
mu-Opioid stimulation of isolated parietal sheep peritoneum decreases peritoneal permeability in vitro
The peritoneal mesothelium is one of the main barriers to ion transport in peritoneal dialysis. In a previous study, we showed the existence of a micro-opioid influence on the in vitro ionic permeability of serosal membranes ...
Nocturnal hypertension is associated with an exacerbation of the endothelial damage in preeclampsia
Background: Non-dipping pattern of circadian blood pressure in preeclampsia is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The pathogenetic mechanisms of this relationship are still unclear. We investigated ...
A Case Report of Osteomyelitis Pubis in a Hemodialysis Patient With Diabetes Mellitus
Osteomyelitis pubis is a rare form of osteomyelitis. Known risk factors are urogynecologic surgery, trauma caused by sport activities, pelvic malignancy and intravenous drug use. Immunocompromised patients, including ...
A case of membranous nephropathy associated with Sjogren syndrome, polymyositis and autoimmune hepatitis
Sjogren syndrome (SS) is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterized by lymphocylic infiltration of exocrine glands, especially lacrimal and salivary. The immunologic process which occurs in this syndrome is B cell ...