World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Editors-in-Chief
Takashi Shigematsu, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Nephrology, Director of Internal Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
Ramin Sam, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA

ISSN 1927-1239 print
ISSN 1927-1247 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
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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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Burden, Access, and Disparities in Kidney Disease
Kidney disease is a global public health problem that affects more than 750 million persons worldwide. The burden of kidney disease varies substantially across the world, as does its detection and treatment. Although the magnitude and impact of kidney disease is better defined in developed countries, emerging evidence suggests that developing countries have a similar or even greater kidney disease burden. Full Text

Blunt Traumatic Intraperitoneal Bladder Rupture After Alcohol Intake That Responds to Non-Operative Conservative Management

Blunt traumatic intraperitoneal bladder rupture is usually treated by surgical repair. We report a patient with intraperitoneal bladder rupture secondary to blunt abdominal trauma that responded to non-operative conservative management using a transurethral catheter. 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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Table of Contents

Editorial

Burden, Access, and Disparities in Kidney Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Deidra C. Crews, Aminu K. Bello, Gamal Saadi 1-7
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu375

Review

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Patients With Renal Disorders: A Review Abstract HTML PDF
Kailash Singh, Venkata Raju, Ravindra Nikalji, Sunil Jawale, Haresh Patel, Jaishid Ahdal, Rishi Jain 8-13
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu384

Short Communication

Cancer Antigen 125 and Nephrotic Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Edwin Rolando Castillo Velarde 14-16
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu385

Case Report

An Atypical Case of Emphysematous Cystitis in a Young Non-Diabetic Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Behshad Charkhand, Ali Kord Valeshabad, Joseph Farahany, Jason Warncke, Artineh Hayrapetian, Mark R. Nehler, Shandra Wilson 17-18
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu374
Blunt Traumatic Intraperitoneal Bladder Rupture After Alcohol Intake That Responds to Non-Operative Conservative Management Abstract HTML PDF
Kenji Ohgaki, Masatoshi Sakamoto 19-22
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu380
 

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