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Acta Urológica Portuguesa     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Actas Urológicas Españolas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Actas Urológicas Españolas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
African Journal of Nephrology     Open Access  
African Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
AJP Renal Physiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Aktuelle Urologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Kidney Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
American Journal of Men's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 36)
Andrologia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Andrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Andrology & Gynecology : Current Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Andrology and Genital Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Andrology-Open Access     Open Access  
Annales d'Urologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arab Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Archives of Clinical Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archivio Italiano di Urologia e Andrologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archivos Españoles de Urología     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Andrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bangladesh Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
BANTAO Journal     Open Access  
Basic and Clinical Andrology     Open Access  
BJU International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
BMC Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
BMC Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Canadian Urological Association Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cancer Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cardiorenal Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Case Reports in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Clinical and Experimental Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Clinical Medicine Insights : Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Clinical Nephrology and Urology Science     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Clinical Queries: Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de Cirugía     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Current Opinion in Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Current Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Current Urology Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Der Nephrologe     Hybrid Journal  
Der Urologe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
EMC - Urología     Full-text available via subscription  
Enfermería Nefrológica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Urology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
European Urology Focus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European Urology Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Forum Nefrologiczne     Full-text available via subscription  
Geriatric Nephrology and Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Giornale di Clinica Nefrologica e Dialisi     Open Access  
Herald Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Hong Kong Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Human Andrology     Partially Free   (Followers: 2)
IJU Case Reports     Open Access  
Indian Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Brazilian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Urology and Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia     Open Access  
Journal für Urologie und Urogynäkologie/Österreich     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Clinical Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Clinical Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Endoluminal Endourology     Open Access  
Journal of Endourology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Endourology Case Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Genital System & Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Integrative Nephrology and Andrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL     Open Access  
Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Nephrology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Pediatric Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Renal Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Renal Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Renal Nutrition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Journal of The Egyptian Society of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access  
Journal of Translational Neurosciences     Open Access  
Journal of Urology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 53)
Journal of Urology & Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Kidney Disease and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Kidney Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Kidney International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Kidney International Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Kidney Medicine     Open Access  
Kidney Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Kidneys (Počki)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nature Reviews Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Nature Reviews Urology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Nefrología (English Edition)     Open Access  
Nefrología (Madrid)     Open Access  
Nephro-Urology Monthly     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Nephron     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Nephron Clinical Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Nephron Experimental Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Nephron Extra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nephron Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Neurourology and Urodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
OA Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Open Access Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Open Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Open Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Open Urology & Nephrology Journal     Open Access  
Pediatric Urology Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Portuguese Journal of Nephrology & Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Progrès en Urologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Progrès en Urologie - FMC     Full-text available via subscription  
Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Renal Failure     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Renal Replacement Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Research and Reports in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Revista de Nefrología, Diálisis y Trasplante     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Mexicana de Urología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Urologia Colombiana     Open Access  
Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Scandinavian Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Seminars in Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
The Prostate     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Therapeutic Advances in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Trends in Urology & Men's Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Ukrainian Journal of Nephrology and Dialysis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Uro-News     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Urolithiasis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Urologia Internationalis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Urologia Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Urologic Clinics of North America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Urologic Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Urologic Radiology     Hybrid Journal  
Urological Science     Open Access  
Urologicheskie Vedomosti     Open Access  
Urologie in der Praxis     Hybrid Journal  
Urologie Scan     Hybrid Journal  
Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Urology Annals     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Urology Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Urology Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Urology Times     Free   (Followers: 3)
Urology Video Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
World Journal of Nephrology and Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
World Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)

           

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Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.142
Number of Followers: 9  

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ISSN (Online) 2296-9705
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  • PLA2R-Negative Membranous Nephropathy Presenting as a Prodrome of
           IgG4-Related Autoimmune Pancreatitis

    • Abstract: Membranous nephropathy (MN) with tubulointerstitial nephritis (TIN) is an established manifestation of immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease (IgG4-RD). A pathological feature aiming to distinguish between primary and secondary MN is the presence or absence of glomerular staining for phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R), respectively. Isolated MN without TIN has been rarely reported in the context of IgG4-RD. This case report describes a patient with a history of MN successfully treated with steroids and cyclophosphamide, who, 3 years later, presented with unexplained exacerbation of diabetes mellitus due to IgG4-related autoimmune pancreatitis. Pancreatitis was treated, and diabetes improved after treatment with steroids. Based on the presence of isolated IgG4 glomerular capillary deposits along with negative staining for PLA2R and the metachronous appearance of autoimmune pancreatitis, MN was retrospectively classified as secondary to IgG4-RD. Isolated IgG4-positive/PLA2R-negative MN without TIN can be a prodrome of IgG4-RD, reminiscent of MN secondary to neoplasms.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:85–91
      PubDate: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:49:48 +020
       
  • Remission of Membranous Nephropathy after Treatment of Localised Prostate
           Cancer

    • Abstract: Membranous nephropathy is a cause of the nephrotic syndrome in adults; it can be a primary or secondary process. Secondary causes include solid organ and lymphoid malignancies. Prostate cancer has been reported as the second most common causative malignancy. Remission of membranous nephropathy following treatment of metastatic prostate cancer is well established. In this case, we describe a patient with localised prostate cancer who developed severe nephrotic syndrome (urine protein creatinine ratio 1,616 mg/mmol and serum albumin 17 g/L) secondary to membranous nephropathy. The prostate cancer was deemed of low risk and so was being managed with active surveillance rather than medical treatment. Given the severity of the nephrotic syndrome a trial of androgen deprivation therapy with bicalutamide was agreed between the nephrology and urology teams. Full remission of the nephrotic syndrome was observed within 6 months of commencement of treatment (normalisation of serum albumin, non-nephrotic range urine protein creatinine ratio and resolution of oedema). The bicalutamide has been continued indefinitely.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:79–84
      PubDate: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:45:58 +020
       
  • Severe Complications from an Unexpectedly High Serum Mycophenolic Acid
           Concentration in a Patient with Renal Failure Secondary to Lupus
           Nephritis: A Case Report

    • Abstract: Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is used widely to treat lupus nephritis and is considered safer than other immunosuppressive drugs. Reports on severe complications related to MMF are sparse. We report a case of a patient with lupus nephritis in whom severe complications were possibly caused by MMF. The patient was a 17-year-old girl who received a diagnosis of lupus nephritis at the age of 14 years and had been taking steroid and immunosuppressive agents since then. One week after starting MMF 1 g/day instead of mizoribine owing to symptom relapse and serologic data deterioration, she presented with seizure, accompanied by leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and renal failure. We discontinued MMF because she had extremely high serum mycophenolate acid concentration (88 µg/mL). A few weeks later, she recovered without any complications and was discharged. Although rare, clinicians should be aware that serum mycophenolate acid concentration may become extremely high in the setting of acute kidney injury. In such circumstances, they should perform serum concentration monitoring to avoid possible adverse events.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:72–78
      PubDate: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 14:57:59 +020
       
  • Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis with Crescents in an Elderly Diabetic
           Patient after Acute Gastroenteritis: Case Report

    • Abstract: Postinfectious glomerulonephritis (PIGN) is primarily a disease of childhood. It occurs after upper respiratory tract infection or skin infections. Streptococcus is the most common causative agent, but in the elderly, staphylococcus is the main culprit. In adults, PIGN is more common in immunocompromised patients, particularly diabetics and alcoholics. Here, we report the case of an elderly diabetic male who presented with severe acute kidney injury with active urinary sediment after acute gastroenteritis. Additional analyses revealed a very low serum C3 level and a normal serum C4 level. Renal biopsy showed diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis with crescents. Direct immunofluorescence showed mesangial and capillary wall staining for C3 and IgG (2+, mesangial and segmental capillary wall, granular). Renal electron microscopy showed subepithelial hump-like electron-dense deposits. The role of steroid in the treatment of PIGN is controversial and there is no standard protocol, but our patient responded very well to steroid as he did not require hemodialysis after 2 weeks of initiation of steroid therapy. We should be aware of an atypical presentation of PIGN in elderly to ensure correct diagnosis.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:64–71
      PubDate: Thu, 23 May 2019 14:14:47 +020
       
  • Single Pass Albumin Dialysis and Plasma Exchange for Copper Toxicity in
           Acute Wilson Disease

    • Abstract: Background: Wilson disease (WD) is a disorder of copper metabolism that results in accumulation of copper in tissues. In acute WD, patients present with fulminant hepatic failure, encephalopathy, and hemolytic anemia due to copper release from necrotic hepatocytes. Many will require life-saving liver transplantation. Extracorporeal liver support systems can provide a bridge to transplantation for critically ill patients. We report our experience with 2 patients for whom we used a combination of plasma exchange (PLEX) and single pass albumin dialysis (SPAD), or SPAD alone as a bridge to liver transplantation. Case Reports: A 17-year-old girl (patient 1) and a 12-year-old boy (patient 2) presented with fulminant hepatic failure, hemolytic anemia, and acute kidney injury. Patient 1 received SPAD on days 2 and 3 (total 32 h). Serum copper decreased from 22.3 to 15.9 µmol/L (28.7% decrease), measured after 28 h of continuous SPAD. She underwent successful liver transplantation on day 4 after presentation. Patient 2 was treated with PLEX on days 1, 3, 4, and 5 and with SPAD on days 3–6. Serum copper decreased from 48.7 to 25.8 µmol/L (47% decrease) after the first session of PLEX and from 35.5 to 21.5 µmol/L (39.4% decrease) after the second session. The serum copper level was 16.2 µmol/L after 4 sessions of PLEX (and ongoing SPAD), with an overall 66.7% reduction in copper levels over 5 days combining both therapies. He underwent successful liver transplantation on day 6. Conclusion: We conclude that SPAD, with or without PLEX, is effective in reducing serum copper levels as a bridge to liver transplantation in WD. PLEX may be more efficient at removing copper but is associated with a rebound increase in copper levels between sessions.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:55–63
      PubDate: Thu, 16 May 2019 11:53:52 +020
       
  • IgG4-Related Kidney Disease: A Curious Case of Interstitial Nephritis with
           Hypocomplementemia

    • Abstract: IgG4-related kidney disease has been relatively newly recognized over the last two decades as a combination of an autoimmune and allergic disorder, with elevated serum IgG4 level and hypocomplementemia among its characteristic features. Here we report the case of a man with interstitial nephritis presenting with acute kidney injury and hypocomplementemia but normal serum IgG4 level and provide a literature review of IgG4-related kidney disease. This case highlights the importance of IgG4-related kidney disease as an important differential diagnosis in any patient presenting with a clinical syndrome mimicking acute interstitial nephritis with hypocomplementemia. A high index of suspicion with a low threshold for performing a native kidney biopsy would be paramount as patients do respond well to corticosteroid therapy.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:49–54
      PubDate: Thu, 16 May 2019 11:53:15 +020
       
  • Significance of Crescentic Glomeruli in Acute Kidney Injury with
           Rheumatoid Arthritis

    • Abstract: Crescentic glomerulonephritis (GN) without immune reactants or deposits (referred to as pauci-immune) is typically characterized by the presence of anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA). While ANCA-negative patients might be expected to have a more benign course, they often have poor renal outcomes, especially without treatment with steroids and immune-modulating therapy. Pauci-immune crescentic GN can also co-exist with other autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Here, we describe an ANCA-negative patient with RA who developed dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury (AKI) with findings consistent with focal pauci-immune crescentic GN (i.e., no IgG or immune complex on kidney biopsy). Coexistent conditions included Klebsiella sepsis attributed to pneumonia, rhabdomyolysis, leukocytoclastic immune-mediated skin vasculitis, and positive ANA. He had spontaneous improvement in renal function without immunosuppressive therapy. This crescentic GN was not associated with poor renal outcome as AKI resolved with supportive care and treatment of his infection. The AKI was likely multifactorial with co-existing acute tubular necrosis in the setting of Kebsiella sepsis and rhabdomyolysis, and the crescentic GN was felt more likely to be related to the infection rather than having a primary role. This case highlights the importance of viewing crescentic GN in the context of the clinical picture, as it may not always lead to the need of aggressive immune suppression and is not a universally poor prognostic kidney finding. However, these cases do warrant close follow-up as our patient had recurrent RA disease manifestations over the next 2 years that eventually led to his death from severe pulmonary hypertension.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:42–48
      PubDate: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:13:29 +020
       
  • Severe, Symptomatic Hypocalcemia due to Denosumab Administration:
           Treatment and Clinical Course

    • Abstract: Denosumab is a receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B (RANK) ligand inhibitor used in the treatment of osteoporosis. Blockade of RANK ligand prevents osteoclastic resorption of bone, but in doing so impairs the parathyroid hormone (PTH)-driven maintenance of serum calcium. A subsequent elevation of PTH remains active at sites other than bone, potentially lowering serum phosphate by inhibiting proximal tubular reabsorption. We present 2 patients who developed severe, symptomatic hypocalcemia after administration of denosumab. These patients provide an opportunity to describe the clinical course and treatment, including the need to consider a continuous calcium infusion, of severe, symptomatic hypocalcemia caused by denosumab.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:33–41
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:20:10 +020
       
  • Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis with Delayed Appearance of
           Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody Successfully Treated with
           Multiple Courses of Steroid Pulse Therapy

    • Abstract: Patients with anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) antibody glomerulonephritis typically exhibit rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN). The renal outcome as well as the prognosis of this disease is worse than other forms of RPGN such as those from microscopic polyangiitis. Therefore, early therapeutic intervention is essential to improve its prognosis. One month before referral to our hospital, a 54-year-old female attended another hospital because of macrohematuria. At that time, she had proteinuria and macrohematuria with normal renal function, was negative for anti-GBM antibodies, and was diagnosed with chronic glomerulonephritis. A month later when she was admitted to our hospital, she showed renal insufficiency and was positive for anti-GBM antibodies. Immediately after recognizing the anti-GBM antibody status, plasma exchange and the first course of steroid pulse therapy was started. After 5 days of therapy, renal biopsy confirmed severe crescentic glomerulonephritis in which all the observed glomeruli were involved with cellular crescents. Despite this, she survived without end-stage renal disease after three courses of steroid pulse therapy and seven sessions of plasma exchange. This favorable outcome reflects the repeated analysis of anti-GBM antibodies within a very short period and the rapid therapeutic intervention in addition to the intensive immunosuppressive therapies.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:25–32
      PubDate: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:34:11 +020
       
  • MPGN Type 3 Associated with Pemphigus Herpetiformis Mimicking PGNMID and
           Dermatitis Herpetiformis

    • Abstract: A 45-year-old man suffering from dermal blistering disease with proteinuria and hematuria underwent renal biopsy. The renal biopsy specimen suggested proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG deposits under routine light, immunofluorescence and electron microscopy. The staining for IgG subclasses (IgG1 and IgG2) and κ/λ light chain indicated secondary immune complex type MPGN type 3. The patient had been diagnosed as having dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a phenotype of gluten hypersensitivity prior to the appearance of the renal abnormality. Although common autoantibodies might be related to the pathogenesis of disorders in the skin and kidney, DH is mainly driven by IgA autoantibody, while MPGN is induced by IgG immune complexes. IgA was not observed in the glomeruli by immunofluorescence. Neither the examination for DH specific autoantibodies nor HLA-DQB1 genotype supported the diagnosis of DH. Reassessment of the skin biopsy record revealed that the blister was localized in the epidermis, suggesting pemphigus herpetiformis by IgG class anti-epidermal autoantibody, which also affected the renal disorder.
      Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2019;9:15–24
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:06:41 +010
       
 
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