Note from the Editor-in-Chief
A call to action on World Kidney Day, 8 March 2007
Has the rise in the incidence of renal replacement therapy in developed countries come to an end?
Is there really good news about pandemic diabetic nephropathy?*†
Epoetin trials: randomised controlled trials don't always mimic observational data
Lumping, splitting and mapping: assessing linkage in different ethnic groups for albuminuria and glomerular filtration rate in the HyperGen study
Poor performance of diagnostic tests for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis—discrepancies between stenosis and renal function
Doppler sonography in renal artery stenosis—does the Resistive Index predict the success of intervention?
Primary hyperparathyroidism—what the nephrologist should know—an update
Graft dysfunction and cardiovascular risk—an unholy alliance
Kidney disease in diabetology
Kidney diseases beyond nephrology—intensive care
Soluble endoglin is an accurate predictor and a pathogenic molecule in pre-eclampsia*
Nephrologist extraordinary—Michael Darmady (1906–1989)
Enhancement of epithelial sodium channel expression in renal cortical collecting ducts cells by advanced glycation end products
Tetramethylpyrazine protects rat renal tubular cell apoptosis induced by gentamicin
Significance of glomerular cell apoptosis in the resolution of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
Lack of specific binding of Shiga-like toxin (verocytotoxin) and non-specific interaction of Shiga-like toxin 2 antibody with human polymorphonuclear leucocytes
Leptin augments myofibroblastic conversion and fibrogenic activity of human peritoneal mesothelial cells: A functional implication for peritoneal fibrosis
Genome scan of glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria: the HyperGEN study
Characterization of a large Lebanese family segregating IgA nephropathy
Insulin resistance and the progression of IgA glomerulonephritis
Is early treatment of anaemia with epoetin-α beneficial to pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients? Results of a multicentre, open-label, prospective, randomized, comparative group trial
Prevalence and predictors of epoetin hyporesponsiveness in chronic kidney disease patients
Asymmetric dimethyl-arginine (ADMA) response to inflammation in acute infections
Immunohistochemical comparison of a case of inherited distal renal tubular acidosis (with a unique AE1 mutation) with an acquired case secondary to autoimmune disease
The Mayo Clinic quadratic equation improves the prediction of glomerular filtration rate in diabetic subjects
Impact of diabetic and pre-diabetic state on development of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with chronic kidney disease
Association of the VEGF gene polymorphism with diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes patients
Effectiveness of a chronic kidney disease clinic in achieving K/DOQI guideline targets at initiation of dialysis—a single-centre experience
Serum and cellular interleukin-6 in haemodialysis patients: relationship with energy expenditure
Social support predicts survival in dialysis patients
Influence of haemodialysis and left ventricular failure on peripheral A2A adenosine receptor expression
The association of higher depressive symptoms and sexual dysfunction in male haemodialysis patients
The effect of pH-neutral peritoneal dialysis fluids on adipokine secretion from cultured adipocytes
The haemodynamic and metabolic effects of hypertonic-glucose and amino-acid-based peritoneal dialysis fluids
Renal outcome after ciclosporin-induced nephrotoxicity
Complications of gallstone disease in kidney transplantation patients
The association between recipient alcohol dependency and long-term graft and recipient survival
Very early steroid withdrawal in simultaneous pancreas–kidney transplants
Renal tubular acidosis after kidney transplantation—incidence, risk factors and clinical implications
Reverse white-coat effect as an independent risk for microalbuminuria in treated hypertensive patients
Primary hyperaldosteronism in a patient with end-stage renal disease
Kidney biopsies taken before and after oral sodium phosphate bowel cleansing
Looking beyond the obvious—a young woman with septic abortion and acute renal failure
Sequential development of pulmonary renal syndrome associated with c-ANCA 3 years after development of anti-GBM glomerulonephritis
An unusual presentation of renal cell carcinoma with late metastases to the small intestine, thyroid gland, nose and skull base
Ischaemic monomelic neuropathy in a non-diabetic patient following creation of an upper limb arteriovenous fistula
Genomic species identification is important to delineate the pathological characteristics of Acinetobacter in tunnelled, cuffed haemodialysis catheter-related bacteraemia
Endophthalmitis, a rare metastatic bacterial complication of haemodialysis catheter-related sepsis
Specific humoral rejection of a pancreas allograft in a recipient of pancreas after kidney transplantation
From the heart to the soul
Acute renal failure and febrile rash—infectious or not?
A giant sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma
Effect of L-carnitine administration on erythropoietin use in thalassemic minor haemodialysis patients
Effect of L-carnitine administration on erythropoietin use in thalassemic minor haemodialysis patients
Impact of calcium and vitamin D therapy on arterial and cardiac disease in young adults with childhood-onset end stage renal disease
Impact of calcium and vitamin D therapy on arterial and cardiac disease in young adults with childhood-onset end stage renal disease
Use of rituximab in Wegener's granulomatosis: comment on the article by Wong
Use of rituximab in Wegener's granulomatosis: comment on the article by Wong
Prediction of glomerular filtration rate decline in diabetic subjects with impaired renal function
Prediction of glomerular filtration rate decline in diabetic subjects with impaired renal function
Retained central venous haemodialysis access catheters
Retained central venous haemodialysis access catheters
Assessment of vascular calcification with computed tomography and simple imaging tools
Assessment of vascular calcification with computed tomography and simple imaging tools
Does erythropoetin improve survival in ESRD haemodialysis patients?
Does erythropoetin improve survival in ESRD haemodialysis patients?
Statins and renal function. Is the compound and dose making a difference?
Statins and renal function. Is the compound and dose making a difference?
Binocular vision in patients undergoing haemodialysis
Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and MPO-ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis
Primary biliary cirrhosis associated with minimal change disease
Elevated oxidative stress measured as albumin redox state in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients correlates with small uraemic solutes
Cardiac tamponade—knowing how far to insert the wire
Treatment of severe theophylline poisoning with the molecular adsorbent recirculating system (MARS)
Right superficial femoral artery to superior vena cava graft using a polytetrafluroethylene graft: a new technique in a complicated dialysis access patient
A painful hand in a kidney transplant recipient
Multiple infections after commercial renal transplantation in India
Vitamin E and selenium co-supplementation attenuates oxidative stress in haemodialysis patients receiving intra-dialysis iron infusion
Pharmacokinetics of bevacizumab in haemodialysis
Pancreatitis and pancreatic abscess in a CAPD patient with severe malnutrition
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