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Pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis syndrome in end-stage renal disease successfully treated with adalimumab
(University of California, 2017)
PASH syndrome (pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis) forms part of the spectrum of autoinflammatory diseases. We report an unusual case of PASH syndrome in a patient with end-stagerenal disease (ESRD) ...
Validation of two prediction models of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in mixed-ancestry South Africans
(BioMed Central, 2015-07-04)
Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global challenge. Risk models to predict prevalent undiagnosed CKD have been published. However, none was developed or validated in an African population. We validated the Korean ...
Use of the accountability for reasonableness approach to improve fairness in accessing dialysis in a middle- income country
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Universal access to renal replacement therapy is beyond the economic capability of most low and middle-income countries due to large patient numbers and the high recurrent cost of treating end stage kidney disease. In ...
An effective approach to chronic kidney disease in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Very few patients with end-stage kidney disease in South Africa receive renal replacement treatment (RRT), despite the rapidly growing demand, because of resource constraints. Nephrologists who agonise ...
Peritoneal dialysis technique survival at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa
(African Association of Nephrology, 2017)
Background: The use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) as a treatment modality for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has been declining in many countries over the past few years. One of the reasons is technique failure, ...
Calcific uraemic arteriolopathy (calciphylaxis) in patients on renal replacement therapy
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
Background. Calcific uraemic arteriolopathy (calciphylaxis) is an unusual and potentially fatal condition characterised by small-vessel calcification and ischaemic skin necrosis. It mainly affects patients with end-stage ...
Recombinant human erythropoietin in end-stage renal disease
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
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Salivary creatinine as a diagnostic tool for evaluating patients with chronic kidney disease
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-10-29)
Background: Preliminary studies have shown the potential use of salivary creatinine concentration in the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD). For saliva to replace serum as a diagnostic tool, studies must be done ...
Pattern of renal amyloidosis in South Africa
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-11-09)
Background: Kidney disease is a serious manifestation of systemic amyloidosis and a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Tuberculosis (TB) occurs up to 27 times more commonly in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...