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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Impact of Patient Awareness on Access to Transplantation in End Stage Renal Disease
Despite the survival benefit offered by kidney transplantation, only a small percent of hemodialysis patients are on a kidney transplant list. We performed a prospective study to assess the impact of patient awareness on access to kidney transplantation. We administered a standardized questionnaire (13 questions) to 129 prevalent end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing in-center hemodialysis at one large and one small dialysis organization. Read the Full Text

Congenital Nephron Deficit and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Effect of Postoperative Intravesical BCG and Mitomycin C Therapy on Recurrence of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

The Influence of Stone Size, Skin to Stone Distance and Hydronephrosis on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Session and Shock Wave Numbers in Ureteral Stones

Natural Course of Children With Dysplastic and Hypoplastic Kidney

Benign Melanosis as the Cause of Diffuse Black Pigmentation in Prostate Resection

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Ketorolac Prescribing Practices in an Acute Care Hospital and the Incidence of Acute Renal Failure
Ketorolac has been documented to cause acute kidney injury (AKI) but current data suggest that it is safe for those who have low risk for renal dysfunction. In our facility, there have been cases of AKI in those treated with Ketorolac but the incidence is not known. This study describes the prescribing habits of Ketorolac in our facility and determines the incidence of AKI while on this therapy. Electronic medical records of patients who received Ketorolac were reviewed during the last 3 months of 2012. AKI was defined as an increase of serum creatinine of 0.3 mg/dL or greater and a decrease in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) to less than 60 mL/minute. Full Text

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Impact of Pharmacists’ Counseling on Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital Abstract HTML PDF
Javedh Shareef, Kripa G S, Shashidar Baikunje 143-150

Case Report

Emphysematous Pyelonephritis Treated With Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Abstract HTML PDF
Anthea Ki Kwan Lam, Giacomo Caddeo 151-153
Imaging Characteristics of 2,8-Dihydroxyadenine Stones: Review of a Rare Disorder Abstract HTML PDF
Ethan B Fram, Robert G G Berkenblit, David M Hoenig 154-156
Recurrent Hepatitis C-Related Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis in a Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant Recipient With Atypical Presentation and Clinical Course Abstract HTML PDF
Mumnoon Haider, Bruce A. Jones, K. K. Venkat 157-161
Therapeutic Plasmapheresis in Primary Presentation of Diabetes Mellitus With Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hypertriglyceridemia and Acute Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Sherleen Gandham, Farhanah Yousaf, Yin Win, Sheng Kuo, Chaim Charytan, Bruce Spinowitz, Marilyn Galler 162-166
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