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Jan 08, 2024Open    Access

Cardiorenal Syndrome Type II with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Alpha Boubacar Bah, Mamadou Saliou Balde, Ibrahima Cherif, Mamadou Cellou Baldé, Luciana Spataru, Dominique Chauveau
Cardiorenal syndrome type 2 (CRS2) is characterized by chronic abnormalities in cardiac function leading to kidney injury or dysfunction. The incidence of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is reported to include about 50% of the general heart failure population, while the prevalence of HFPEF is still increasing over the last years when compared to the prevalence of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Its prevalence is higher in the elderly especially in females; in...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.11, 2024
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110935


Dec 29, 2023Open    Access

Consensus of Experts Regarding the Clinical Utilization of Yishen Huashi Granules in Kidney Disease Management

Salihzada Mohammad Iqbal, Mahbuba Nasrin
Yishen Huashi Granules, initially known as “Mankidneyan,” represent a category six traditional Chinese medicine that was recently developed by Guangzhou Kangchen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. This medication received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) in March 2009. Its primary purpose is to address proteinuria, a common symptom associated with chronic glomerulonephritis characterized by a syndrome of spleen deficiency and dampness excess. This condition is typically diagnose...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1111075


Nov 23, 2023Open    Access

Antibiotherapy during Bacterial Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Hospitalized in Nephrology of National Hospital Donka

Alpha Boubacar Bah, Mamadou Saliou Balde, Fousseny Diakité, Moussa Traoré, Amadou Yaya Diallo, N’da Adopo Akédé Marie-Louise, Ibrahima Cherif, Mohamed Lamine Kaba, Alpha Oumar Bah
The research on infectious pathologies and antibiotic treatments has undergone rapid development, marked by the emergence of new pathogens and by the evolution of resistance to antibiotics despite the marketing of new agent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of antibiotics in bacterial infection in our context. The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of antibiotics in bacterial infection in our context. We conducted a descriptive study lasting 6 months from January 2 to June 30...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110560


Aug 24, 2023Open    Access

Kidney Disease and HIV Infection: Epidemiological and Clinical Aspects in N’Zérékoré Regional Hospital (Guinea)

Alpha Boubacar Bah, Mamadou Saliou Balde, Fouceny Diakite, Kadiatou Bobo Barry, Abou Tolno, Mohamed Lamine Kaba, Alpha Oumar Bah
HIV infection can affect all organs and renal involvement is common. The prevalence of renal abnormalities has been estimated at approximately 30% of patients. Patients and Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional descriptive study over a period of six (6) months from April 30, 2017 to October 30, 2017. Results: During our study, 147 HIV-infected patients were registered in the medical department of the Regional Hospital of N’Zérékoré, among which 62% or 42.18% met our criteria and presen...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110423


Jun 22, 2022Open    Access

Pulmonary Arterial Thrombosed Aneurysm Associated with Intracardiac Thrombus and Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient with Neuro-Behçet’s Disease

Reine Joephane Bikouta Ouadika, Nissrine Louhab, Laila Benjilali, Najib Kissani
Background: Neurological, cardiac, and vascular involvement in Behçet disease is very rare with higher mortality. The coexistence of manifestations in the same patient is exceptional. This makes management challenging because of the very high risk of bleeding. Case Summary: We report the case of a 25-year-old man who was admitted with an acute motor deficit in all four limbs. A thoracic angioscan showed a thrombosed aneurysm of the inferior lobar pulmonary arteries bilateral...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108912


Jun 17, 2022Open    Access

Conservative Treatment of Bladder Perforation by Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter: A Case Report

Mahamoud Mohamed Houssein, Theresia Mponguili-Peya, Abdelaali Bahadi, Driss El Kabbaj
Insertion of peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter into the bladder is a rare complication of PD. Herein, we describe a case of an adult patient, diabetic for a long time undergoing PD tube insertion who was found to have a catheter in the urinary bladder. He was treated after waiting for the bladder breach with indwelling bladder catheterization with repositioning of the same catheter, and prophylactic antibiotics. The evolution is marked by the regression of the symptomatology and the survival of ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108705


Feb 26, 2021Open    Access

The Effect of Interdialytic Weight Gain on Blood Pressure in a Population of Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

Aya Sobhi, M. Errihani, K. Hassani, D. El Kabbaj
Introduction: Hypertension, often associated with hypervolemia, is common in chronic hemodialysis patients. However, the relationship between interdialytic weight gain (IDWG) and blood pressure (BP) is incompletely characterized. Our study seeks to appreciate the relationship between IDWG and BP in a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients. Patients and Methods: It is a prospective study involving 52 chronic hemodialysis patients and 528 dialysis sessions following a hemodialysis program of 3 ti...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107004


Oct 29, 2020Open    Access

Low Dose Indomethacin in the Outpatient Treatment of COVID-19 in Kidney Transplant Recipients—A Case Series

Arumugham Kanakaraj, Rajan Ravichandran
The pandemic caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has affected millions of people around the world. There are no definitive treatments available to date, which has led to the use of several repurposed drugs. Indomethacin is an effective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which has played an important role in the treatment of rheumatological conditions and cytokine storms, in the past. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes cytokine storm and multiorgan dysfunction resulting in high mortal...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106860


Aug 18, 2020Open    Access

Metabolic Alkalosis Associated Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders Revealing an Upper Digestive Tract Condition

Ameth Dieng, M. A. Ba, A. T. Lemrabott, M. Diop, A. Sy, M. Ndongo, B. Ndiaye, M. S. Diawara, M. Faye, Mo Faye, B. Ba, N. Keita, S. Diagne, M. M. Cissé
We report a case of a 66-year-old female patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy, who was referred in Nephrology Department for the management of a renal impairment associated-severe hyponatremia, hypokalemia and hypochloremia that occurred after vomiting episodes evolving since 1 month. On admission, the patient was calm with a psychomotor retardation occurring in a context of moderate dehydration. Arterial blood gas analysis outlined a severe metabolic alkalosis. An extra-renal cause of these met...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106338


Apr 22, 2020Open    Access

Multilocular Cystic Nephroma—A Brief Review

Andreas P. Christodoulides
Cystic renal neoplasms can be classified as benign and malignant, consisting of multilocular cystic renal cell cancer, cystic renal cell cancer, multilocular cystic nephroma and benign multilocular cysts. The objective of this article is to summarize the clinical aspects of multilocular cystic nephroma and discuss the major similarities that provoke difficulties in proper diagnosis and treatment.
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106268


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