World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Editors-in-Chief
Ramin Sam, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA Read more...
Takashi Shigematsu, MD, PhD, Professor, Director of Nephrology & Blood Purification Medicine, Rinku General Medical Center (RGMC), Osaka, Japan
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ISSN 1927-1239 print | ISSN 1927-1247 online | Frequency: Quarterly | Open Access | Aims and Scope

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Highlights

  • Living Well With Kidney Disease by Patient and Care-Partner Empowerment: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere

    Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with hardships for patients and their care-partners. Empowering patients and their care-partners, including family members or friends involved in their care, may help minimize the burden and consequences of CKD-related symptoms to enable life participation.

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  • Management of Ureteric Avulsion During Ureteroscopy: Our Experience in A Case Series

    Ureterorenoscopy (URS) is usually a safe procedure without any complications. Ureteric avulsion is the most dreaded complication of URS. Most urologists do not have experience in management of ureteric avulsion injuries. Inappropriate management can lead to nephrectomy.

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  • Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere: From Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care

    The global burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rapidly increasing with a projection of becoming the fifth most common cause of years of life lost globally by 2040. Aggravatingly, CKD is a major cause of catastrophic health expenditure.

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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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A Review of Therapy for Primary Membranous Nephropathy Post-MENTOR
Primary membranous nephropathy (PMN) is the most common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults worldwide. Recent evidence confirms an autoimmune pathogenesis highlighted by the discovery of the phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) antigen. Full Text

From Hypokalemic Crisis to Sjogren’s Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review

Renal involvement occurs in approximately 5% of patients with Sjogren’s syndrome (SS). We report the case of a 20-year-old African woman who developed paraplegia secondary to hypokalemia. The diagnosis of renal tubular acidosis type 1 complicated by hypokalemia was made. Full Text


Featured Article

Are Inflammatory Markers Useful in Predicting Urinary Tract Infection After Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate?
Sepsis is a serious and life-threatening complication after transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy. It is critical to predict its occurrence prior to conducting the biopsy. The neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet/lymphocyte (PLR) have been proven to be promising diagnostic indicators of infectious complications after various surgical procedures.
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Current Issue



Vol. 10, No. 1, Sept 2021

Table of Contents

Review

Living Well With Kidney Disease by Patient and Care-Partner Empowerment: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere Abstract HTML PDF
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Philip Kam Tao Li, Ekamol Tantisattamo, Latha Kumaraswami, Vassilios Liakopoulos, Siu Fai Lui, Ifeoma Ulasi, Sharon Andreoli, Alessandro Balducci, Sophie Dupuis, Tess Harris, Anne Hradsky, Richard Knight, Sajay Kumar, Maggie Ng, Alice Poidevin, Gamal Saadi, Allison Tong, for the World Kidney Day Steering Committee 1-6
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu420
A Review of Therapy for Primary Membranous Nephropathy Post-MENTOR Abstract HTML PDF
Vinay Srinivasa 7-11
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu426

Case Report

Large Renal Cyst Underestimates Split Function on Diuretic Radionuclide Renal Scan Abstract HTML PDF
Shrikant V. Solav, Shailendra V. Savale 12-14
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu422
From Hypokalemic Crisis to Sjogren’s Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Mansour Mbengue, Cedric Ouanekpone, Seynabou Diagne, Abdou Niang 15-17
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu423
Case of New Onset Acute Leukemia Complicated by Renal Calculi and Gout Attack: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Cima Hamieh, Mahmoud El-Hussein, Elie Zaghrini 18-20
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu424
 

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