Nurturing the benefits of pre-emptive kidney transplantation
Role of miR-422a and kallikrein-related peptidase 4 implicated in the development of lupus nephritis. Do we work in this direction?
A Swiss army knife for estimating kidney function : why new equations will not solve the real problem
Fibroblast growth factor 23 and heart failure : the plot thickens
Does pre-emptive transplantation versus post start of dialysis transplantation with a kidney from a living donor improve outcomes after transplantation? A systematic literature review and position statement by the Descartes Working Group and ERBP
Pro : Should we correct vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in chronic kidney disease patients with inactive forms of vitamin D or just treat them with active vitamin D forms?
Opponent’s comments
Con : Nutritional vitamin D replacement in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease
Opponent's comments
Moderator's view : Vitamin D deficiency treatment in advanced chronic kidney disease
Update on C3 glomerulopathy
Obesity and renal disease : not all fat is created equal and not all obesity is harmful to the kidneys
Metabolic acidosis in renal transplantation : neglected but of potential clinical relevance
Altered intestinal microbial flora and impaired epithelial barrier structure and function in CKD : the nature, mechanisms, consequences and potential treatment
Increased phosphatidylserine-exposing microparticles and their originating cells are associated with the coagulation process in patients with IgA nephropathy
Plasma microRNA-21 for the early prediction of acute kidney injury in patients undergoing major cardiac surgery
Elevation of circulating but not myocardial FGF23 in human acute decompensated heart failure
Proteinuria is associated with sleep apnea in chronic kidney disease
Urinary dedifferentiated podocytes as a non-invasive biomarker of lupus nephritis
The matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 initiate uraemic vascular calcifications
An estimated glomerular filtration rate equation for the full age spectrum
Increased risk of hydrocephalus in long-term dialysis patients
Association of aspartate aminotransferase with mortality in hemodialysis patients
Early home-based group education to support informed decision-making among patients with end-stage renal disease : a multi-centre randomized controlled trial
The changing trends and outcomes in renal replacement therapy : data from the ERA-EDTA Registry
Perception, diagnosis and management of BK polyomavirus replication and disease in paediatric kidney transplant recipients in Europe
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Prognostic value of kidney biopsy in myeloma cast nephropathy : a retrospective study of 70 patients
Molecular regulation of the renin–angiotensin system in haemodialysis patients