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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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. Nephroureterectomy with excision of the ipsilateral ureteral orifice and bladder cuff en bloc remains the gold standard treatment of the upper urinary tract urothelial cancers. Read the Full Text

Spontaneous Rupture of Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney: A Case Report

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. Spontaneous rupture of renal tumor in a horseshoe kidney was diagnosed by enhanced computed tomography, and treated with transarterial embolization (TAE). Radical heminephrectomy was performed after TAE. Read the Full Text


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Relationships of Serum Leptin With Nutrition Status and Insulin Resistance in Non-Diabetic Hemodialysis Patients
Leptin is known as an adipose-derived peptide hormone that has various physiological effects on energy intake and expenditure, glucose homeostasis, the reproductive and circulatory systems, and weight balance. This cross-sectional study included 44 patients with end-stage renal failure on HD for more than 6 months who had not been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. Insulin resistance was assessed using the homeostasis model assessment method of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR). The serum leptin levels were measured using radioimmunometric assay. Full Text

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Contemporary Management and Trends in the Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Joel E. Abbott, Arman Cicic, Anthony D. DiMatteo, Elise Fazio, Julio G. Davalos 189-200
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu200w

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Relationships of Serum Leptin With Nutrition Status and Insulin Resistance in Non-Diabetic Hemodialysis Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Seong Eun Suh, Ji Hyun Song, Hee Gyeong Kim, Kyung Mi Park, Yang Hyun Cho, Hyung-Jong Kim 201-206
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu217w
Determination of Prooxidant and Antioxidant Balance, Clinical Parameters and Nutrient Intakes in Hemodialysis Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Farzaneh Montazerifar, Mansour Karajibani, Mohammad Hashemi, Fatemeh Ardali, Parisa Akrami, Ali-Reza Dashipour 207-212
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu194w

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Renal Leiomyosarcoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Young Suk Kwon, Amirali Salmasi, Christopher Sejong Han, Jane Date C. Hon, Eric A. Singer 213-217
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu214w
Spontaneous Rupture of Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Tasuku Hiroshige, Yoshiro Eguchi, Kazuhisa Ejima, Osamu Yoshizumi, Tsukasa Igawa 218-221
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu215w
Beyond the Boundaries: Enigma of Distinguishing Exophytic Upper Pole Renal Cell Carcinoma From an Adrenal Mass Abstract HTML PDF
Shalini T. Laroia, Vikas Jain, Archana Rastogi 222-225
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/wjnu220w
 
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