World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

ISSN 1927-1239 print
ISSN 1927-1247 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
Journal scope: World Journal of Nephrology and Urology (WJNU) is an international, peer-reviewed journal, publishing original contributions describing basic research and clinical investigation of nephrology and urology, on the cellular, molecular, prevention, diagnosis, therapy and prognosis aspects.
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  • Contemporary Management and Trends in the Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

    Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) represents only 5% of all urothelial cancers. The 5-year cancer-specific survival in the United States is roughly 75%, with grade and stage being the most powerful predictors of survival.

  • Spontaneous Rupture of Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney

    Spontaneous rupture of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in a horseshoe kidney has not been described previously. We report a case of this condition in a 52-year-old man with a chief complaint of back pain.

  • Therapeutic Plasmapheresis in Primary Presentation of Diabetes Mellitus With Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hypertriglyceridemia and Acute Pancreatitis

    Severe hypertriglyceridemia (SHTG)-induced acute pancreatitis has been well described. Currently accepted therapeutic options are limited.

  • Does 24-Hour Urine Supersaturation Predict Stone Composition?

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between 24-hour urine supersaturation (SS) levels and the crystalline stone composition.

  • Imaging Characteristics of 2,8-Dihydroxyadenine Stones: Review of a Rare Disorder

    Adenine phosphoribosyl transferase (APRT) deficiency is a rare genetic condition that often presents with recurrent dihydroxyadenine (DHA) urolithiasis. To our knowledge, no CT imaging of DHA stones has been previously reported in English medical literature.


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Microbiology Risk Factors and Outcomes of Peritonitis in Tunisian Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Peritonitis is a major complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD), accounting for considerable mortality and hospitalization among PD patients. We have performed a single unit study examining rate of peritonitis, causative organisms, clinical outcomes and impact on technique failure and patient survival. Full Text

Idiopathic Renal Infarct as a Rare Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Renal infarction is a very rare disease. Due to the non-specific clinical presentation, diagnosis is often missed or delayed. As the result, a prolonged period of ischemia and irreversible renal damage is common. The broad availability of high-quality computed tomography (CT) imaging has made it possible to identify the cases early and initiate prompt treatment. Full Text

Featured Article

What We Do and Do Not Know About Women and Kidney Diseases; Questions Unanswered and Answers Unquestioned: Reflection on World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day
Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 10% of the world’s adult population: it is within the top 20 causes of death worldwide, and its impact on patients and their families can be devastating. World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day in 2018 coincide, thus offering an opportunity to reflect on the importance of women’s health and specifically their kidney health, on the community, and the next generations, as well as to strive to be more curious about the unique aspects of kidney disease in women so that we may apply those learning more broadly.
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Original Article

Balanced Crystalloid Solution Versus Normal Saline on Biochemical Outcomes in Acute Medical and Surgical Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Liang Qu, Evan Newnham, Salena Ward, Louis Huang, Robert MacGinley, Lawrence P McMahon 39-44
Microbiology Risk Factors and Outcomes of Peritonitis in Tunisian Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Lilia Ben Lasfar, Yosra Guedri, Awatef Azzebi, Wissal Sahtout, Sinda Mrabet, Asma Fradi, Salma Toumi, Ferdaous Sabri, Samira Ben Amor, Dorsaf Zallema, Abdellatif Achour 45-52

Case Report

Idiopathic Renal Infarct as a Rare Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Yadav Pandey, Krishna Prasad Joshi, Akshay Goel, Priya Priyambada 53-55
Association Between Epstein Barr Virus Infection and Lymphoproliferative Syndrome in a Renal Transplant Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Wissal Sahtout, Lilia Ben Lasfar, Awatef Azzebi, Radhouane Mani, Nedia Arifa, Sawsan Kacem, Ferdaous Sabri, Yosra Guedri, Sanda Mrabet, Dorsaf Zellama, Asma Fradi, Salma Toumi, Samira Ben Amor, Abderrahmen Khelif, Moncef Mokni, Halim Trabelsi, Abdellatif Achour 56-59
Double Intravesical Migration of Intrauterine Devices: Presented With Vesical Stone Formation Abstract HTML PDF
Mazen Ahmed Ghanem, Essa A. Adawi, Ashraf A. Ghanem, Fouad M. Zanaty 60-62
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