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Volume Status in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis: The Role of Apelin and Bio-Impedance Spectroscopy
One of the main factors determining the survival of peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients is volume status. We aimed to investigate hydration status of PD patients by bio-impedance spectroscopy (BIS) and echocardiography and ...
The Effect of Culture Technique on Culture Positivity in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients with Peritonitis
Objective: We aimed to analyze all peritonitis attacks recorded in our unit, and examine the correlation between culturing technique and culture positivity.
Importance of home visits in peritoneal dialysis
BACKGROUND: Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a treatment option that enables patients to perform dialysis in their own homes without being separated from social life. This study assessed the training provided by the PD unit to ...
Celiac Disease Complicated with Renal Insufficiency and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Otoimmün troid hastalık ve böbrek yetmezlig̈i i̇le seyreden çöliyak hastalıg̈ı
Celiac disease (CD) may coexist with another autoimmune disorders. We presented a woman with coeliac disease coexistent with autoimmune hypothyroidism, nephrosclerosis and severe hyperparathyroidism. Forty years-old ...
A rare case of peritonitis: Streptococcus salivarius
Streptococcus salivarius is a Gram-positive bacteria that may cause infections like endocarditis and meningitis. However, it has not been reported as a causative agent of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients. In ...
The factors effective on bone mineral density in peritoneal dialysis patients Periton diyaliz hastalarında kemik dansitesini etkiliyen faktörler
Bone mineral metabolism deteriorates gradually beginning from the early stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD). But, the KDIGO-2009 guideline could not provide high quality data regarding the biochemical tests related with ...
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Acute Kidney Injury: A Case Report
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare cause of hemolytic anemia. The major outlines of clinical presentation comprises findings of hemolysis, venous thrombosis and findings of bone marrow failure. The ...
Pseudoephedrine-induced Ventricular Tachycardia
Here, we report an unusual cause of ventricular tachycardia which had developed following pseudoephedrine intake. A 55 year old male patient was admitted to the emergency department with complaints of sustained palpitation. ...
Antierythropoietin Antibodies in Hemodialysis Patients Treated with Recombinant Erythropoietin
OBJECTIVE: Erythropoietin resistance is a serious problem in patients treated with recombinant erythropoietin. Antierythropoietin antibodies are considered to be one of the causes of this resistance.
Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Bidirectional Road
Acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) have many common points regarding risk factors, etiology, clinical and laboratory factors. We aimed in this review to discuss the outcome, the risk of CKD, ...