World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

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

ISSN 1927-1239 print | ISSN 1927-1247 online | Frequency: Quarterly | Open Access | Aims and Scope

Indexed and covered by: Chemical Abstract (CA); Worldcat; Google; Google Scholar; JournalTOCs; PubMed: selected citations only (NIH supported articles).
Journal archiving and digital preservation: Portico


  • Anticancer Effect of Medicinal Mushroom Extract on Renal Cell Carcinoma: Alternative Therapeutic Implication

    To investigate if medicinal Poria mushroom extract (PE) would be a potential therapeutic agent against renal cell carcinoma (RCC) as it has been shown to have anticancer/antitumor activity with few side effects. We examined its anticancer effect on RCC as well as its potential anticancer mechanism in vitro.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


View points



Key Clinical Image


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

Opioid Prescribing for Kidney Stone Formers Undergoing Stone Removal
Kidney stone formers may have episodes of severe pain and be at increased risk of narcotic use. Alabama has a high rate of opioid use. Within, we examine differences in opioid prescribing for kidney stone formers requiring stone removal procedures. A retrospective review was conducted from June 2013 to July 2019. Twenty-five patients with recurrent cystine stones were randomly matched by age, gender, and procedure to 25 recurrent non-cystine and 25 first-time non-cystine stone formers.
Full Text

Current Issue

Vol. 11, No. 1, Jun 2022

Table of Contents

Original Article

Anticancer Effect of Medicinal Mushroom Extract on Renal Cell Carcinoma: Alternative Therapeutic Implication Abstract HTML PDF
Ashley Dixon, Jason Elyaguov, Muhammad Choudhury, Sensuke Konno 1-9
Opioid Prescribing for Kidney Stone Formers Undergoing Stone Removal Abstract HTML PDF
Nikhi P. Singh, Joseph J. Crivelli, William Poore, Zachary R. Burns, Robert A. Oster, Dean G. Assimos, Kyle D. Wood 10-17
Efficacy of Top Flat Magnetic Stimulation Technology for Female Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence: A Clinical Evaluation Abstract HTML PDF
Andrea Biondo, Pablo Gonzalez Isaza, Irene Fusco 18-23
Clinicopathological Characteristics of Drug-Induced Acute Interstitial Nephritis and Role of Steroids in Management: A Single-Center Observational Study Abstract HTML PDF
Ayesha Aziz, Sonia Yaqub, Safia Awan, Amna Khalid, Muhammad Raheel Abdul Razzaque 24-30

Browse  Journals  


Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics

World Journal of Oncology

Gastroenterology Research

Journal of Hematology

Journal of Medical Cases

Journal of Current Surgery

Clinical Infection and Immunity

Cardiology Research

World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Cellular and Molecular Medicine Research

Journal of Neurology Research

International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics






World Journal of Nephrology & Urology, quarterly, ISSN 1927-1239 (print), 1927-1247 (online), published by Elmer Press Inc.                     
The content of this site is intended for health care professionals.
This is an open-access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted
non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Creative Commons Attribution license (Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International CC-BY-NC 4.0)

This journal follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals,
the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines, and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

website:   editorial contact:
Address: 9225 Leslie Street, Suite 201, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3H6, Canada
© Elmer Press Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the published articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the editors and Elmer Press Inc. This website is provided for medical research and informational purposes only and does not constitute any medical advice or professional services. The information provided in this journal should not be used for diagnosis and treatment, those seeking medical advice should always consult with a licensed physician.