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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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

Factors Associated With Fibrate-Induced Creatinine Elevation: Observations in an Outpatient Setting
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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Psychological and Exercise Intervention Training for Hemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study
Patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD) have a reduced health related quality of life (HRQoL). This pilot study examined the effect of a 6-month combined cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and muscle strength training program on hemodialysis patients. The outcomes of interest included HRQoL as measured by Short-Form 36 version 2 (SF-36v2), cardiac depression scale, self-efficacy score, 6-minute walk distance (6MWD), physical activity and muscle strengths. Twenty-seven patients were recruited for intervention, but only eight completed the study. Full Text

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Impact of Patient Awareness on Access to Transplantation in End Stage Renal Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Lina Mackelaite, Adam E Gaweda, Ether Muhs, Rosemary Ouseph 67-71
A Randomized Study Comparing Once-Daily and Thrice-Daily Naftopidil 75 mg/Day for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Abstract HTML PDF
Akiou Okumura, Shinji Tsuritani, Tetsuo Nozaki, Hitomi Kimura, Taizo Kazama 72-82
Psychological and Exercise Intervention Training for Hemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study Abstract HTML PDF
Michael MX Cai, Sanjeev Beweja, Rachel Reilly, Amy Clements, Annette Kent, Nicholas F Taylor, Robert J MacGinley, Stephen G Holt, Lawrence P McMahon 83-91
Infectious Complications in Pediatric Renal Transplant Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Orhan Deniz Kara, Nida Dincel, Ipek Kaplan Bulut, Kadriye Ozdemir, Ebru Yilmaz, Zubeyir Hasan Gun, Cuneyt Hoscoskun, Betul Sozeri, Sevgi Mir 92-99

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Sudden Blindness in a Hemodialysis Patient on Digoxin Abstract HTML PDF
Lawrence McMahon, Sara Safari, Edward Smith, Wilma Tesoriero, Robert MacGinley, Stephen Holt 100-102
Bilateral Single System Ectopic Ureters With Ureterocele: A Rare Association in an Adult Male Abstract HTML PDF
Harjinder Singh, Anand Singla, Anahat Kaur 103-105
The Case of Pyelonephritis and Renal Cyst Infection Diagnosed by Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abstract HTML PDF
Hiroki Adachi, Akahito Sako, Ayako Ikuta, Kazuha Nakamura, Akihiro Machitori, Shuichi Mishima, Hidekatsu Yanai 106-109
Severe Hyponatremia and Hypocalcemia in Gitelman Syndrome: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mansoor C. Abdulla, Jamshad Alungal, Sameer Ahammed Karumannil, Ram Narayan 110-112
 
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