In this issue
Biosimilars and biopharmaceuticals: what the nephrologists need to know—a position paper by the ERA-EDTA Council
Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin—an emerging troponin for kidney injury
A little help from our friends: what an epidemiologic study teaches us about autoinflammation, granuloma and proteinase-3-specific antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies
Illness trajectories: an important concept in the management of kidney failure
The challenge for the caregiver of the patient with chronic kidney disease
BK virus large T and VP-1 expression in infected human renal allografts
Severe acute renal failure following high-dose methotrexate therapy in adults with haematological malignancies: a significant number result from unrecognized co-administration of several drugs
Obesity, diabetes, adiponectin and the kidney: a podocyte affair*
Proteasome inhibition: a new therapeutic option in lupus nephritis?*
Does TNF-α enhance cystogenesis in ADPKD?*
15-Deoxy-Δ12,14-prostaglandin J2 inhibits INF-γ-induced JAK/STAT1 signalling pathway activation and IP-10/CXCL10 expression in mesangial cells
Label-retaining cells and tubular regeneration in postischaemic kidney
Renal contribution to thermolability in rats: role of renal nerves
Angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker ameliorates uncoupled endothelial nitric oxide synthase in rats with experimental diabetic nephropathy
Oleic acid loading does not add to the nephrotoxic effect of albumin in an amphibian and chronic rat model of kidney injury
Differential effects of vitamin D receptor activators on aortic calcification and pulse wave velocity in uraemic rats
Preservation of peritoneal morphology and function by pentoxifylline in a rat model of peritoneal dialysis: molecular studies
The clinical course of steroid-sensitive childhood nephrotic syndrome is associated with a functional IL12B promoter polymorphism
The impact of automated eGFR reporting and education on nephrology service referrals
Cardiovascular and renal outcome in subjects with K/DOQI stage 1–3 chronic kidney disease: the importance of urinary albumin excretion
Long-term functional evolution after an acute kidney injury: a 10-year study
Statin use is associated with early recovery of kidney injury after vascular surgery and improved long-term outcome
Twenty-one additional cases of familial renal glucosuria: absence of genetic heterogeneity, high prevalence of private mutations and further evidence of volume depletion
Correlation of enhanced thrombospondin-1 expression, TGF-β signalling and proteinuria in human type-2 diabetic nephropathy
Monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition disease associated with membranous features
Stepwise increase in the prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension with the stages of chronic kidney disease
Malignant hypertension in HIV-associated glomerulonephritis
Renal function and sleep-disordered breathing in older men
The improvement of renal survival with steroid pulse therapy in IgA nephropathy
Malignant hypertension in IgA nephropathy was not associated with background pathological phenotypes of glomerular lesions
Renal vasculitis in Japan and the UK—are there differences in epidemiology and clinical phenotype?
Contribution to the definition of diagnostic criteria for Balkan endemic nephropathy
Influence of drugs and comorbidity on serum potassium in 15 000 consecutive hospital admissions
Obesity-induced glomerular hyperfiltration: its involvement in the pathogenesis of tubular sodium reabsorption
Patients' views regarding choice of dialysis modality
Support interventions for caregivers of people with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review
Inflow stenosis obscures recognition of outflow stenosis by dialysis venous pressure: analysis by a mathematical model
Why do patients choose self-care dialysis?
Incidence, prevalence and mortality trends of dialysis end-stage renal disease in Taiwan from 1990 to 2001: the impact of national health insurance
Ethnicity, age and incidence rates for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Birmingham, UK: 1990–2004
Diabetics on dialysis in Italy: a nationwide epidemiological study
Long-term outcome of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in chronic haemodialysis patients with peripheral arterial disease
A comparison of haemoglobin levels and doses in haemodialysis patients treated with subcutaneous or intravenous darbepoetin alfa: a German prospective, randomized, multicentre study
Abdominal aortic calcification in dialysis patients: results of the CORD study
High-dose cholecalciferol to correct vitamin D deficiency in haemodialysis patients
Comparison of peritoneal dialysis practice patterns and outcomes between a Canadian and a Chinese centre
Acute central haemodynamic effects induced by intraperitoneal glucose instillation
Graft intolerance syndrome in children with failed kidney allografts—clinical presentation, treatment options and outcome
Increased peak systolic velocity in the renal artery of paediatric kidneys transplanted to adult recipients
Two-tier approach for the detection of alpha-galactosidase A deficiency in kidney transplant recipients
Increased incidence of infections following the late introduction of mycophenolate mofetil in renal transplant recipients
Impact of the complement lectin pathway on cytomegalovirus disease early after kidney transplantation
The role of macrophage in the pathogenesis of chronic cyclosporine-induced nephropathy
Renal biopsy in supine position
Renal biopsy in supine position
Conflicts of interest and viewpoint bias in KDOQI and KDIGO workgroups
Conflicts of interest and viewpoint bias in KDOQI and KDIGO workgroups
A multi-centre evaluation of the RIFLE criteria for early acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
A multi-centre evaluation of the RIFLE criteria for early acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
Spontaneous remission of hyperparathyroidism
Spontaneous remission of hyperparathyroidism
Safety of concentrated trisodium citrate catheter locks*
Safety of concentrated trisodium citrate catheter locks*
Are parathyroid glands detectable by ultrasound also in normal PTH range haemodialysis patients?
Are parathyroid glands detectable by ultrasound also in normal PTH range haemodialysis patients?
Reproducibility of GFR measured by chromium-51-EDTA and iohexol
Reproducibility of GFR measured by chromium-51-EDTA and iohexol
Cystatin C and contrast-induced nephropathy
Cystatin C and contrast-induced nephropathy
Hypernatraemia
Hypernatraemia
The CARE-2 study results: setting the record straight
The CARE-2 study results: setting the record straight
Chronic kidney disease, hypertension and silent brain infarction
Calcimimetics, calcium set point and calcium balance
Conversion from epoetin beta to darbepoetin: what is the equivalent dose?
Heart rate variability (HRV) in kidney failure: measurement and consequences of reduced HRV
Exhaustion of caregivers of patients on maintenance haemodialysis
Erratum
Erratum
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