Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Risk prediction of COVID-19 incidence and mortality in a large multi-national...

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Abstract Experiences from the first wave of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic can aid in the development of future preventive strategies. To date, risk...

Accelerometer-measured physical activity and functional behaviours among people on dialysis

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Abstract The feasibility of wrist-worn accelerometers, and the patterns and determinants of physical activity, among people on dialysis are uncertain. People on maintenance dialysis were fitted...

Impact of obesity on the evolution of outcomes in peritoneal dialysis...

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Abstract Some studies reveal that obesity is associated with a decrease in mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. However, few studies have addressed the association between...

Long-Term Outcomes of the Flixene Vascular Graft Used for Haemodialysis

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Abstract The Flixeneâ„¢ vascular graft (Maquet-Atrium Medical, Hudson, NH) has emerged as a new generation synthetic graft, which allows for early needling for hemodialysis. Most...

Difficulty in activities of daily living and falls in patients undergoing...

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Abstract Introduction: Impaired activities of daily living (ADL) and falls are important issues in hemodialysis patients. So far, information is limited regarding self-reported difficulty with...

Patients undergoing assisted peritoneal dialysis show a better technique survival: a...

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Abstract The aim of the study was to compare patient mortality and technique survival between patients undergoing assisted peritoneal dialysis (aPD) and self-care peritoneal dialysis...

COVID-19 pandemic era: is it time to promote home dialysis and...

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Abstract The novel coronavirus, called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was declared a pandemic in March 2020 by the World Health Organization. Older...

New-Onset Diabetes after Kidney Transplantation

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Abstract New-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation (NODAT) is a frequent complication in kidney allograft recipients. It may be caused by modifiable and non-modifiable factors. The...

CD28null and Regulatory T Cells Are Substantially Disrupted in Patients with...

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Abstract End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with alterations in T-cell immunity, including increased CD28null and reduced regulatory T cells (Tregs). However, whether immune disturbances...

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk in Renal Transplant Patients

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Abstract End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is a main public health problem, the prevalence of which is continuously increasing worldwide. Due to adverse effects of renal...