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World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

 

ISSN 1927-1239 print
ISSN 1927-1247 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
Journal scope: World Journal of Nephrology and Urology (WJNU) is an international, peer-reviewed journal, publishing original contributions describing basic research and clinical investigation of nephrology and urology, on the cellular, molecular, prevention, diagnosis, therapy and prognosis aspects.
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Highlights

  • Contemporary Management and Trends in the Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

    Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) represents only 5% of all urothelial cancers. The 5-year cancer-specific survival in the United States is roughly 75%, with grade and stage being the most powerful predictors of survival.

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  • Spontaneous Rupture of Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney

    Spontaneous rupture of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in a horseshoe kidney has not been described previously. We report a case of this condition in a 52-year-old man with a chief complaint of back pain.

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  • Therapeutic Plasmapheresis in Primary Presentation of Diabetes Mellitus With Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hypertriglyceridemia and Acute Pancreatitis

    Severe hypertriglyceridemia (SHTG)-induced acute pancreatitis has been well described. Currently accepted therapeutic options are limited.

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  • Does 24-Hour Urine Supersaturation Predict Stone Composition?

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between 24-hour urine supersaturation (SS) levels and the crystalline stone composition.

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  • Imaging Characteristics of 2,8-Dihydroxyadenine Stones: Review of a Rare Disorder

    Adenine phosphoribosyl transferase (APRT) deficiency is a rare genetic condition that often presents with recurrent dihydroxyadenine (DHA) urolithiasis. To our knowledge, no CT imaging of DHA stones has been previously reported in English medical literature.

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Voiding Dysfunction in Mice With Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis: A Multiple Sclerosis-Like Disease
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological disorder affecting young adults. Lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD) is common during the course of MS and is responsible for an organic impact on the upper urinary tract and for impaired quality of life. Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), an animal model of MS, is characterized in mice by paralysis of the tail and hind limbs progressing to paraplegia... Full Text

Acute Renal Infarction Pathogenesis and Atrial Fibrillation: Case Report and Literature Review

Kidney infarction is an uncommon thromboembolic complication of atrial fibrillation (AF). Diagnosis of this condition can be challenging due to its rarity and the fact that its presentation is associated with a multitude of other pathologies. No treatment guidelines have been established thus far; however, multiple modalities have been employed, including systemic thrombolytics, intra-arterial thrombolytics and anticoagulation. Full Text


Featured Article

Incidence of Post-Ureteric Reimplantation Urinary Tract Infection in Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux
The goal of treatment in vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is to reduce the risk of reflux-associated pyelonephritis. Medical versus surgical treatment for VUR is still controversial, with surgery successful in majority of cases. There are not enough data available in literature on long-term incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI) after reimplantation.
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Incidence of Post-Ureteric Reimplantation Urinary Tract Infection in Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux Abstract HTML PDF
Bhanu Mariyappa, Shobana Maruthayanar, Naeem Samnakay, Andrew Barker, Japinder Khosa 1-3
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu237w
Voiding Dysfunction in Mice With Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis: A Multiple Sclerosis-Like Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Lucie Even, Ourdia Bouali, Mathieu Roumiguie, Olivier Cuvillier, Bernard Malavaud, Xavier Game 4-10
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu245w

Case Report

Acute Renal Infarction Pathogenesis and Atrial Fibrillation: Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Abdulwahab Hritani, Francois Jo-Hoy, Anwer Siddiqi, Candice Baldeo, Andreea Poenariu 11-15
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu242e
Isolated Hydatid Cyst of the Kidney Abstract HTML PDF
Fatehi E. Elzein, Abdullah Aljaberi, Shuaa Asiri, Abdullah Alghamdi 16-19
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu246w
Neonatal Ileo-Ileal and Ileo-Cloacal Exstrophic Synchronous Dual Intussusceptions in a Preterm Infant With Cloacal Exstrophy Abstract HTML PDF
Ramnik Patel, Yew W. Tan, Sumant Patil, Abraham Cherian, Bharat More 20-22
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu253w
Bilateral Renal Involvement From a Primary Brain Tumor Abstract HTML PDF
Adam Alleemudder, Rajiv Pillai 23-25
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu252w
 
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