• Gitelman syndrome in a South African family presenting with hypokalaemia and unusual food cravings 

      Van der Merwe, Pieter Du Toit; Rensburg, Megan A.; Haylett, William L.; Bardien, Soraya; Davids, M. Razeen (BioMed Central, 2017-01-26)
      Background Gitelman syndrome (GS) is an autosomal recessive renal tubular disorder characterised by renal salt wasting with hypokalaemia, metabolic alkalosis, hypomagnesaemia and hypocalciuria. It is caused by mutations ...
    • Hypernatraemia in South African hospitalized patients 

      Abohajir, Ali; Rensburg, Megan A.; Davids, M. Razeen (African Association of Nephrology, 2019)
      Background: Hypernatraemia is a common electrolyte problem in hospitalized patients and is associated with a high mortality rate. We determined the incidence, causes, management, and outcomes of hypernatraemia in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...