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A wide-spread flagellate dermatitis
A 45-year-old gentleman presented with an intensely itchy, widespread eruption which had been present for 5 days. He was otherwise fit and well. On examination there was a florid, erythematous, papular, flagellate rash ...
Gastric band erosion, infection and migration causing jejunal obstruction.
Complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands (LAGB) are well documented and may include migration, erosion, slippage, infection, pouch dilatation and, rarely, gastric perforation. We describe a rare case involving ...
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Non coeliac gluten sensitivity.
Chronic kidney disease in general populations and primary care: diagnostic and therapeutic considerations.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The majority of people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are managed by primary care physicians and nurses, but much of the initial research on CKD care was based in secondary care. The purpose of this ...
Remote ischaemic conditioning-therapeutic opportunities in renal medicine.
Following ischaemic insult, tissue damage is extended after reperfusion, known as an ischaemia reperfusion injury. Ischaemic conditioning-the application of transient, non-lethal, episodes of ischaemia-reduces the effect ...
Electronic alerts for acute kidney injury.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is extremely common in hospitalized patients and its presence infers a poorer chance of survival, longer hospital stays and an increased risk of subsequent chronic kidney disease. ...
Tissue advanced glycation end product deposition after kidney transplantation.
BACKGROUND: Tissue advanced glycation end products (AGEs) accumulate in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and are a measure of cumulative metabolic stress. Measurement of tissue AGEs by skin autofluorescence (SAF) correlates ...
The role of androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and other factors which affect the clinical response to testosterone replacement in metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: TIMES2 sub-study.
CONTEXT: The TIMES2 (testosterone replacement in hypogonadal men with either metabolic syndrome or type 2 diabetes) study reported beneficial effects of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) on insulin resistance and other ...