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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Highlights

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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A Second-Look at the Repeat Resections of Bladder Tumors
Research looking at the effects of repeat transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) on long-term survival and recurrence of bladder cancer has mixed results, with some studies showing improvement and others showing unclear benefit. The purpose of this current study is to evaluate the differences in recurrence rates, progression, and survival for patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)... Full Text

A Case of Myeloma Kidney With Glomerular C3 Deposition

C3 glomerulonephritis is rare form of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, which result from defects in complement regulatory proteins that promotes excessive activation of alternative complement pathway. Kidney disease is common complication of multiple myeloma (MM). Most common renal complications in MM include monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition disease and myeloma cast nephropathy. 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

A Second-Look at the Repeat Resections of Bladder Tumors Abstract HTML PDF
Madison Lyon, Sharon White, Taylor Goodstein, Madeline Koerner, Alexandra Colvin, Colin I. O’Donnell, Janine Oliver, Shandra Wilson 63-66
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu361w
Role of Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy and Pneumatic Lithotripsy in the Treatment of Ureteral Stones in Pregnant Women Abstract HTML PDF
Essa A. Adawi, Mazen A. Ghanem, Ashraf A. Ghanem 67-72
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu373

Case Report

A Case of Myeloma Kidney With Glomerular C3 Deposition Abstract HTML PDF
Asif Khan, Khine Lam, Suzanne El-Sayegh, Elie El-Charabaty 73-77
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu359w
Unusual Case of Foreign Body Esophagus Presenting With Acute Kidney Injury: Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Sudha Shahi, Tika Ram Bhandari, Tridip Pantha 78-81
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu366
Renal Pedicle Avulsion in a Hemodynamically Stable Patient: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Nabil Louardi, Abdessamad Elbahri, Younes El Harrech, Mohammed Alami, Ahmed Ameur 82-84
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu370
A Large Jackstone Calculus Incidentally Detected on CT Examination: A Case Report With Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Barbara Brogna, Federica Flammia, Francesco Ciriaco Flammia, Ugo Flammia 85-87
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu372
 
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