World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

wjnu_120ISSN 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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Congenital Nephron Deficit and Chronic Kidney Disease
Congenitally low nephron number, often associated with low birth weight, has been shown to be a risk factor for hypertension and cardiovascular disease in humans. Epidemiological studies have also linked it to development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) but this has been difficult to verify experimentally. Previously, we showed that rats with congenitally low nephron number did not develop CKD by 11 months of follow-up. Read the Full Text

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> The Impact of Sociodemographic and Psychological Variables on Quality of Life in Patients With Renal Disease: Findings of a Cross-Sectional Study in Greece

> Impact of Open Vs Laparoscopic Kidney Harvesting and Routine Use of Double J Stent on Longterm Outcome of Ureteral Complications in Renal Transplants

> Association of Hyperuricemia With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, Albuminuria, Diabetes, Hypertension in Chronic Renal Failure

> Clinical Profile of Diabetic Nephropathy and Correlation With Intrarenal Resistivity Index by Duplex Ultrasonography

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Have Progression-Free Survival and Cancer-Specific Survival in Bladder Tumors Changed in Recent Decades?
To find out whether, despite greater surgical experience and lower perioperative mortality, PFS (progression free survival) and CSS (cancer-specific survival) due to bladder tumors have undergone variations in the last 30 years and the attributable causes. An objective is also to determine which risk factors can influence the evolution of muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). Full Text

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Vol. 3, No. 1, Mar 2014

Table of Contents


Obstructive Uropathy: From Etiopathology to Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Panagiotis I. Mourmouris, Theodoros Chiras, Athanasios G. Papatsoris 1-6

Original Article

Single-Center Experience With the Dual-Focus Storz Modulith SLX-F2 Lithotripter: A Retrospective Study Abstract HTML PDF
Jason Chandrapal, Andrew Tang, Andrew Navetta, Brandon Trojan, Allan Haynes, Werner de Riese, Stephanie Filleur, Thomas Nelius 7-17
The Duration of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Predicts In-Hospital Mortality in Surgical Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Hung-Chieh Wu, Yu-Wei Chen, Wei-Jie Wang, Jui-Tsung Ting, Han-Hsiang Chen 18-24
Upregulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression in the Kidney Could Be Reversed Following Treadmill Exercise Training in Type I Diabetic Rats Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammed Al-Jarrah, Nour Erekat, Ahed Al Khatib 25-29
Nail Disorders in Patients With Chronic Renal Failure Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis Abstract HTML PDF
Perihan Ozturk, Kemal Ozyurt, Ergul Kurutas, Murat Kalender, Arzu Ataseven, Ekrem Dogan 30-34

Case Report

Renal Infarction: Three Case Reports and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Luis Sepulveda, Manuel Oliveira, Alcino Oliveira, Joaquim Mendes, Filipe Rodrigues 35-40
A Case of Collapsing Glomerulopathy Secondary to Romidepsin Therapy in a Patient With Subcutaneous Panniculitis-Like T-Cell Lymphoma Abstract HTML PDF
Sakshi Kapur, Ryan P. Brown, Michael B. Stokes, Miles B. Levin 41-48
The Heterogeneity and Controversy of C1q Nephropathy: A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Sufia Husain, Hala Kfoury 49-53
Cystoscopic Extraction of a Whole Pen From the Bladder: A Case Report and Review of Bladder Foreign Bodies’ Treatment Options Abstract HTML PDF
Ali Abdel Raheem, Khaled Hafez, Ahmed Sherbini, Ahmed Zoeir, Ahmed Eissa 54-57
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder: A Clinicopathological Study of Four Cases and a Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Konstantinos Stamatiou, Eleni Chelioti, Maria Sotiraki, Evdokia Efthymiou, Alexia papalexandrou, Aikaterini Tsavari, Kalliroi Koulia, Thivi Vasilakaki, Maria Tsilivigkou 58-62
High-Grade Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Kidney Abstract HTML PDF
Hakan Ozturk, Serap Karaaslan 63-65
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