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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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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Ketorolac Prescribing Practices in an Acute Care Hospital and the Incidence of Acute Renal Failure Abstract HTML PDF
Joseph Chan, Anil Bajnath, Beth Fromkin, Debbie Haine, Rute Paixao, Dianne Sandy, Umair Rhandhawa, Fei Wang, Mauro Braun 113-117
Snail Is an Independent Prognostic Indicator for Predicting Recurrence and Progression in Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Yuancheng Gou, Weihong Ding, Ke Xu, Hong Wang, Zhongqing Chen, Jun Tan, Guowei Xia, Qiang Ding 118-123

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Hidden Tiger: An Atypical Presentation of Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Ashani Lecamwasam, Darren Lee, Alison Skene, Lawrence McMahon 124-128
Plasma Cell Leukemia Presenting as Acute Kidney Injury With Heavy Proteinuria Abstract HTML PDF
Varsha Podduturi, Hashim Mohmand, Javed Gill, Xin J. Zhou 129-133
Pelvic Hematoma Due to Anticoagulant Therapy Causing Urethro-Vesical Anastomosis Disruption After Radical Prostatectomy: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Madhuri Kashyap, Alfredo Harb De la Rosa, Mark Soloway, Murugesan Manoharan 134-136
Hematoma of the Psoas Muscle in Prostatic Cancer Patient: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Ziyad Almushayti, Abduljaleel Poovathumkadavi 137-139
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