NEPHROLOGY

Hematologic malignancies

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Paraneoplastic glomerulopathy in hematologic malignancies Paraneoplastic syndromes in the context of hematologic malignancies have been reported among multiple organ systems, including the nervous system, skin, bone marrow, and kidneys. Paraneoplastic…

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Kidney disease in leukemia

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Introduction Leukemia is a group of hematologic malignancies derived from bone marrow cells, respectively. Although not as common as solid organ malignancies, the prevalence is estimated to be greater than…

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Kidney disease in lymphoma

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Introduction Lymphoma is a hematologic malignancy caused by the abnormal proliferation of lymphoid cells. An estimated 80,000 people will be diagnosed with lymphoma in the United States in 2018. Because…

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Renal infections in cancer patients

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Introduction Epidemiology Cancer patients are at a higher risk of infections with a mean annual incidence rate of 1465 cases per 100,000 cancer patients and a relative risk [RR] of…

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Incidence of cancer and screening recommendations

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Introduction The purpose of cancer screening is to identify treatable cancers early to improve survival. Effective cancer screening therefore depends on cancer occurrence and risk, the availability and effectiveness of…

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Cancer in renal transplant patients

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Introduction Renal transplantation remains the treatment of choice for eligible candidates with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), because it offers improved quality and increased quantity of life to these patients. In…

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Renal replacement therapies

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Introduction Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs commonly in cancer patients and independently increases morbidity and mortality. , Despite impressive gains in the understanding of the basic pathophysiologic principles underlying kidney…

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Obstructive nephropathy in cancer

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Introduction Acute and chronic renal impairment resulting from urinary tract obstruction is common among patients with cancer and not solely limited to patients with pelvic tumors. Unlike benign causes of…

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Tuberous sclerosis complex and the kidney

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Introduction Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an often underdiagnosed and misunderstood disease affecting more than one million patients worldwide. Disruptions in the TSC axis lead to cellular abnormalities that result…

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