• Misuse of blood 

      Burman, N. D. (HMPG, 1977-11)
      LETTER: In recent months an increasing number of patients have been referred to us by doctors from outside with a standard note: "... breathlessness ... tiredness ... anaemia (4-8 g/100 ml) ... blood transfusion given ... ...
    • Pattern of renal amyloidosis in South Africa 

      Hassen, Muhammed; Bates, William; Moosa, Mohammed R. (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) ...
    • Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and association with cardiovascular risk factors among teachers in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Adeniyi, Aderemi B.; Laurence, Carien E.; Volmink, Jimmy A.; Davids, M. Razeen (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Background: There is a need to determine the feasibility of conducting studies of chronic diseases among large cohorts of African patients. One aim of the South African feasibility study was to determine the prevalence ...
    • Quality of life in patients on chronic dialysis in South Africa : a comparative mixed methods study 

      Tannor, Elliot K.; Archer, Elize; Kapembwa, Kenneth; Van Schalkwyk, Susan C.; Davids, M. Razeen (BioMed Central, 2017-01-05)
      Background: The increasing prevalence of treated end-stage renal disease and low transplant rates in Africa leads to longer durations on dialysis. Dialysis should not only be aimed at prolonging lives but also improve ...
    • Recombinant human erythropoietin in end-stage renal disease 

      Bihl, G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
      [No abstract available]
    • Renal denervation : mechanisms and clinical aspects 

      Heradien, Marshall J.; Van Der Bijl, Pieter; Brink, Paul A. (African Association of Nephrology, 2020)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Hypertension is a global health issue of paramount importance, which has not spared the African continent where an unacceptably high prevalence of uncontrolled blood pressure prevails among its population. ...
    • A renal registry for Africa : first steps 

      Davids, M. Razeen; Eastwood, John B.; Selwood, Neville H.; Arogundade, Fatiu A.; Ashuntantang, Gloria; Gharbi, Mohammed Benghanem; Jarraya, Faical; MacPhee, Iain A. M.; McCulloch, Mignon; Plange-Rhule, Jacob; Swanepoel, Charles R.; Adu, Dwomoa (Oxford University Press European Renal Association, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is a dearth of data on end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Africa. Several national renal registries have been established but have not been sustainable because of resource limitations. The African ...
    • Residual renal function in chronic dialysis is not associated with reduced erythropoietin-stimulating agent dose requirements : a cross-sectional study 

      Louw, Elizabeth Helene; Chothia, Mogamat-Yazied (BioMed Central, 2017-11-25)
      Background: Anaemia is a very common problem in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and the use of erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESA) has revolutionised its treatment. Residual renal function (RRF) is ...
    • The role of the endothelium in the reduction of restenosis following balloon angioplasty 

      Davids, MR; Page, C.; Muller, C. J.; Rossouw, D. J.; Doubell, A. F. (Clinics Cardive Publishing, 1998-10)
      Objective. Coronary angioplasty is complicated in one-third of cases by restenosis due to intimal hyperplasia. This is the result of the migration and proliferation of vascular smooth-muscle cells (SMCs) and correlates ...
    • Salivary creatinine as a diagnostic tool for evaluating patients with chronic kidney disease 

      Temilola, Dada O.; Bezuidenhout, Karla; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Stephen, Lawrence; Davids, Mogamat R.; Holmes, Haly (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 ...
    • Strengthening renal registries and ESRD research in Africa 

      Davids, M. Razeen; Caskey, Fergus J.; Young, Taryn; Balbir Singh, Gillian K. (Elsevier, 2017)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In Africa the combination of non-communicable diseases, infectious diseases, exposure to environmental toxins and acute kidney injury related to trauma and childbirth are driving an epidemic of chronic ...
    • Usability testing of a multimedia e-learning resource for electrolyte and acid-base disorders 

      Davids, MR; Chikte, Usuf; Grimmer-Somers, Karen; Halperin, Mitchell L. (Wiley Online Open, 2013-04)
      The usability of computer interfaces may have a major influence on learning. Design approaches that optimize usability are commonplace in the software development industry but are seldom used in the development of e-learning ...
    • Use of the accountability for reasonableness approach to improve fairness in accessing dialysis in a middle- income country 

      Moosa, Mohammed Rafique; Maree, Jonathan David; Chirehwa, Maxwell T.; Benatar, Solomon R. (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 ...
    • Validation of two prediction models of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in mixed-ancestry South Africans 

      Mogueo, Amelie; Echouffo-Tcheugui, Justin B.; Matsha, Tandi E.; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Kengne, Andre P. (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 ...